OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES 200

Rex White won the 1961 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Wilkes 200 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $10,575

RACE

  • NUMBER: 48
  • NAME: Wilkes 200
  • DATE: 10-01-1961
  • LAPS / MILES: 320 / 200
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 23

WINNER

  • NAME: Rex White
  • CAR MAKE: 1961 Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 84.675
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 3
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 4 Rex White Chevrolet White-Clements 0 0 0 320 201 Running 3,105
2 6 18 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Stephens Pontiac 0 0 0 319 0 Running 1,125
3 13 42 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 316 0 Running 850
4 1 27 Junior Johnson Pontiac Holly Farms 0 0 0 315 118 Running 1,265
5 10 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 315 0 Running 575
6 14 85 Emanuel Zervakis Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 0 0 312 0 Running 450
7 24 54 Jimmy Pardue Chevrolet Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 312 0 Running 400
8 5 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Stephens Pontiac 0 0 0 311 1 Running 355
9 18 64 Bill Morton Chevrolet Bill Morton 0 0 0 300 0 Running 300
10 20 23 Doug Yates Plymouth Raeford Johnson 0 0 0 299 0 Running 225
11 8 2 Tommy Irwin Chevrolet Tom Daniels 0 0 0 296 0 Crash 200
12 19 36 Larry Thomas Chevrolet Wade Younts 0 0 0 294 0 Running 175
13 21 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 0 0 293 0 Running 150
14 22 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 0 0 293 0 Running 140
15 17 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 0 0 291 0 Running 125
16 26 20 Paul Lewis Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 262 0 Running 110
17 27 74 LD Austin Chevrolet L.D. Austin 0 0 0 253 0 Overheating 100
18 12 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 0 0 241 0 Engine 100
19 23 71 Bob Barron Dodge Bob Barron 0 0 0 218 0 Running 100
20 2 21 Banjo Matthews Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 202 0 Rear end 100
21 4 44 Jim Paschal Pontiac Julian Petty 0 0 0 200 0 Driveshaft 75
22 15 14 Johnny Allen Chevrolet Joe Lee Johnson 0 0 0 198 0 Crash 75
23 16 48 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 194 0 Crash 75
24 7 46 Jack Smith Pontiac Jack Smith 0 0 0 190 0 Piston 75
25 11 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac Cotton Owens 0 0 0 189 0 Oil pressure 75
26 28 25 John Hamby Dodge John Hamby 0 0 0 120 0 Transmission 50
27 9 86 Buck Baker Chrysler Liquid Basket 0 0 0 28 0 Engine 50
28 29 97 Harry Leake Chevrolet Harry Leake 0 0 0 26 0 Engine 50
29 25 59 Ken Rush Pontiac B.G. Holloway 0 0 0 8 0 Engine 50
30 30 12 Joe Jones Ford Bill Lloyd 0 0 0 2 0 Handling 50