1961 NASCAR Grand National

  • 1961
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41

Races

Round Race name Date Circuit Laps Winner

1

Charlotte NASCAR

06/11/1960

Southern States

200

Joe Weatherly

Doc White

2

Jacksonville NASCAR

20/11/1960

Jacksonville, Florida

200

Lee Petty

Petty Enterprises

4

Daytona NASCAR

24/02/1961

Daytona

40

Joe Weatherly

Bud Moore

5

Daytona 500

26/02/1961

Daytona

200

Marvin Panch

Smokey Yunick

6

Spartanburg NASCAR

04/03/1961

Piedmont Interstate

200

Cotton Owens

Cotton Owens

7

Weaverville NASCAR

05/03/1961

Weaverville

200

Rex White

Rex White

8

Hanford NASCAR

12/03/1961

Hanford

178

Fireball Roberts

JD Braswell

9

Atlanta 500

26/03/1961

Atlanta

334

Bob Burdick

Roy Burdick

51

Greenville NASCAR

28/10/1961

Greenville-Pickens

200

Junior Johnson

Rex Lovette

11

Hillsborough NASCAR

02/04/1961

Occoneechee Speedway

110

Cotton Owens

Cotton Owens

12

Winston-Salem NASCAR

03/04/1961

Winston-Salem

150

Rex White

Rex White

13

Virginia 500

09/04/1961

Martinsville

149

Fred Lorenzen

Holman Moody Racing

14

North Wilkesboro NASCAR

16/04/1961

North Wilkesboro

400

Rex White

Rex White

34

Columbia NASCAR

20/07/1961

Columbia Speedway

200

Cotton Owens

Cotton Owens

16

Hickory NASCAR

22/04/1961

Hickory Speedway

250

Junior Johnson

Rex Lovette

44

Richmond NASCAR

10/09/1961

Richmond

250

Joe Weatherly

Bud Moore

18

Virginia 500 Sweepstakes

30/04/1961

Martinsville

500

Junior Johnson

Rex Lovette

19

Rebel 300

06/05/1961

Darlington

219

Fred Lorenzen

Holman Moody Racing

22

Riverside NASCAR

21/05/1961

Riverside

39

Lloyd Dane

Lloyd Dane

23

Los Angeles NASCAR

27/05/1961

Los Angeles

200

Eddie Gray

Eddie Gray

24

World 600

28/05/1961

Charlotte

400

David Pearson

John Masoni

26

Birmingham NASCAR

04/06/1961

Birmingham Fairgrounds

200

Ned Jarrett

BG Holloway jr

28

Myers Brothers Memorial

10/06/1961

Winston-Salem

200

Rex White

Rex White

29

Yankee 500

17/06/1961

Norwood

500

Emanuel Zervakis

Monroe Shook

30

Hartsville NASCAR

23/06/1961

Hartsville

150

Buck Baker

Buck Baker

31

Roanoke NASCAR

24/06/1961

Roanoke

150

Junior Johnson

Rex Lovette

32

Firecracker 250

04/07/1961

Daytona

100

David Pearson

John Masoni

33

Festival 250

09/07/1961

Atlanta

167

Fred Lorenzen

Holman Moody Racing

35

Myrtle Beach NASCAR

22/07/1961

Myrtle Beach

200

Joe Weatherly

Bud Moore

36

Nashville 500

06/08/1961

Nashville Fairgrounds

403

Jim Paschal

Julian Petty

37

Volunteer 500

29/07/1961

Bristol

500

Johnny Allen

Jack Smith

39

Western North Carolina 500

13/08/1961

Weaverville

258

Junior Johnson

Rex Lovette

41

South Boston NASCAR

27/08/1961

South Boston

200

Junior Johnson

Rex Lovette

42

Southern 500

04/09/1961

Darlington

364

Nelson Stacy

Willie Holt

43

Buddy Shuman Memorial

08/09/1961

Hickory Speedway

250

Rex White

Rex White

45

Sacramento NASCAR

10/09/1961

Sacramento

100

Eddie Gray

Eddie Gray

46

Dixie 400

17/09/1961

Atlanta

267

David Pearson

John Masoni

47

Old Dominion 500

24/09/1961

Martinsville

500

Joe Weatherly

Bud Moore

48

Wilkes 200

01/10/1961

North Wilkesboro

320

Rex White

Rex White

49

National 400

15/10/1961

Charlotte

267

Joe Weatherly

Bud Moore

50

Southeastern 500

22/10/1961

Bristol

500

Joe Weatherly

Bud Moore

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