OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

OLD DOMINION 500

Joe Weatherly won the 1961 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Old Dominion 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $14,800

RACE

  • NUMBER: 47
  • NAME: Old Dominion 500
  • DATE: 09-24-1961
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Joe Weatherly
  • CAR MAKE: 1961 Pontiac
  • AVG SPEED: 62.586
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 9
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 0 0 500 116 Running 3,595
2 2 4 Rex White Pontiac White-Clements 0 0 0 500 58 Running 2,000
3 9 27 Junior Johnson Pontiac Holly Farms 0 0 0 499 259 Running 1,570
4 8 6 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Cotton Owens 0 0 0 496 2 Running 850
5 16 59 Ken Rush Pontiac B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 494 0 Running 750
6 11 54 Jimmy Pardue Chevrolet Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 494 0 Running 650
7 12 85 Emanuel Zervakis Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 0 0 492 0 Running 550
8 15 42 Art Malone Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 484 0 Running 500
9 24 36 Larry Thomas Chevrolet Wade Younts 0 0 0 476 0 Running 425
10 17 64 Bill Morton Chevrolet Bill Morton 0 0 0 473 0 Running 365
11 21 48 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 469 0 Running 425
12 18 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 0 0 464 0 Running 275
13 6 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 407 8 Engine 285
14 5 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 0 0 407 0 Running 275
15 19 23 Doug Yates Plymouth Raeford Johnson 0 0 0 395 0 Transmission 150
16 26 25 John Hamby Dodge John Hamby 0 0 0 395 0 Running 175
17 7 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 319 0 Engine 175
18 1 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 300 57 Rear end 350
19 14 44 Jim Paschal Pontiac Julian Petty 0 0 0 284 0 Rear end 150
20 3 21 Glen Wood Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 264 0 Rear end 225
21 13 86 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 0 0 214 0 Rocker arm 100
22 22 74 LD Austin Chevrolet L.D. Austin 0 0 0 179 0 Engine 150
23 28 71 Bob Barron Dodge Bob Barron 0 0 0 120 0 Handling 100
24 25 12 Wayne Lambath Ford -- 0 0 0 117 0 Fuel leak 125
25 23 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 0 0 17 0 Overheating 135
26 27 5 Bob Presnell Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 5 0 Engine 100
27 10 2 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet Tom Daniels 0 0 0 2 0 Rocker arm 125
28 20 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 0 0 1 0 Crash 100
29 29 77 Joe Jones Ford Joe Jones 0 0 0 0 0 Engine 125