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1961 World 600


Race 24 of 52


Charlotte
400 laps
Time of race: 5:22:29
Average speed of winner: 111.633 mph
Margin of victory: 2 laps
Lead changes: 17 among 7 leaders
Cautions: 7 for 57 laps
Lap leaders: Petty pole, Weatherly 1, Pearson 2, Weatherly 3-15, Earnhardt 16-33, Smith 34-36, Earnhardt 37-48, Pearson 49-52, Earnhardt 53-69, Pearson 70-80, Jarrett 81-110, Earnhardt 111-138, Pearson 139-177, Petty 178-200, Roberts 201-206, Pearson 207-247, Petty 248-271, Pearson 272-400

Race notes: First win for David Pearson. Finale for Joe Eubanks, Tim Flock, Reds Kagle, Ed Markstellar, and Gene Stokes.



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FinishStartDriverCar #SponsorCarOwnerCrew ChiefQualifying SpeedLapsX LedLaps LedStatusMoneyPoints
13David Pearson3Daytona Kennel'61 PontiacMasoni138.3814006225running242800
210Fireball Roberts22'61 PontiacYunickYunick39816running93200
38Rex White4'61 ChevroletRex WhiteClements39700running70700
411Ned Jarrett11'61 ChevroletB.G. HollowayAllman397130running44750
525Jim Paschal14'61 Pontiac39400running31500
639Tiny Lund30'60 ChevroletFred Clark39200running24500
719Jack Smith46'61 PontiacJack Smith39213running17100
814Bob Welborn47'61 PontiacJack Smith39200running13500
923Junior Johnson27Holly Farms'61 PontiacLovette39000running11000
102Joe Weatherly8'61 PontiacMooreMoore389214running10400
116Ralph Earnhardt6'61 PontiacOwensOwens386475running15700
1230Paul Lewis1'61 ChevroletJess Potter38600running6500
1333Joe Eubanks82'61 Ford38400running13500
1437T.C. Hunt10'61 DodgeWheat37600running12000
1517Emanuel Zervakis85'61 ChevroletShook37500running4000
1654Lee Reitzel93'60 FordReitzel37100running4000
1744Elmo Langley61'59 Ford ThunderbirdDoc White37100running4000
1843Friday Hassler96'60 Chevrolet36800running4000
1912Bobby Johns72'61 FordShorty Johns36700running4450
207Tommy Irwin18'61 Pontiac36100drive shaft5000
2138Bobby Waddell5'59 Chevrolet36100running3000
2241Ed Markstellar38'61 Ford36000running3000
2348Doug Yates23'61 PlymouthDoug Yates35800running11000
2442Herman Beam19'60 FordBeam35700running2500
2549Wes Morgan57'61 Chevrolet34700running2500
2632Buddy Baker86'61 ChryslerBuck Baker34200rear end10000
2713Bob Burdick53Roy Burdick Garage'61 PontiacRoy Burdick33800accident2000
2818Banjo Matthews94'61 FordBanjo Matthews33600engine2500
2936Tubby Gonzales80'61 FordTubby Gonzales33600rear end2000
301Richard Petty43'61 PlymouthPettyInman131.611332247engine6700
3126G.C. Spencer48'60 Chevrolet32500running2000
3255Bob Barron71'60 Dodge29100flagged2000
3321Johnny Allen69'61 ChevroletB.G. Holloway28300rear end2000
3429Reds Kagle2Cafe Burgundy'61 Ford27700accident2200
355Fred Lorenzen28'61 FordHolman-Moody27400a-frame2750
3650Roy Tyner9'60 FordTyner26600accident2000
3724Tim Flock15'61 FordBeau Morgan25500engine2000
3845Ed Livingston68'60 FordCrider25400engine2000
3935Jimmy Pardue54'60 ChevroletPardue22100bell housing2000
4046Curtis Crider62'61 MercuryCrider20300crank shaft10000
419Speedy Thompson16'61 FordBeau Morgan18600camshaft2250
4215Buck Baker87'61 ChryslerBuck Baker14700heating2000
434Marvin Panch20'60 PontiacYunickYunick14000accident2300
4420Curtis Turner21'61 FordWood BrothersLeonard Wood13900accident2200
4531Marvin Porter44'60 Plymouth13600engine2000
4622Nelson Stacy29'61 FordHolt-Stacy12800bearing2000
4734Jimmy Thompson66Cafe Burgundy'60 FordRatus Walters11300axle2000
4853Gene Stokes31'61 StudebakerStokes9500oil pressure2000
4927Jim Reed7'61 ChevroletJim Reed9300valve spring2500
5016Roscoe Thompson24'60 PontiacJames Turner7000clutch2000
5147Bobby Allison40'60 ChevroletRalph Stark5300axle2000
5228Joe Lee Johnson89'61 ChevroletAdcox-Kirby4000accident2300
5340Larry Frank75'61 Pontiac1000timing2250
5451Doug Cox51'59 Ford Thunderbird600engine2000
5552E.J. Trivette35'59 Plymouth300axle2000

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