List of races and tracks in the 1961 season

Race Winner Track Race Start
Charlotte NASCAR 1960 Charlotte NASCAR Race 1 Joe Weatherly
Ford ? 1961, #16
Southern States 6th November 1960
Jacksonville NASCAR 1960 Jacksonville NASCAR Lee Petty
Plymouth ? 1961, #42
Jacksonville, Florida 20th November 1960
Daytona NASCAR 1961 Daytona NASCAR Race 1 Fireball Roberts
Pontiac ? 1961, #22
Daytona 24th February 1961
Daytona NASCAR 1961 Daytona NASCAR Race 2 Joe Weatherly
Pontiac ? 1961, #8
Daytona 24th February 1961
Daytona 500 1961 Daytona 500 Marvin Panch
Pontiac Catalina (First generation), #20
Daytona 26th February 1961
Spartanburg NASCAR 1961 Spartanburg NASCAR Race 1 Cotton Owens
Pontiac Catalina (First generation), #5
Piedmont Interstate 4th March 1961
Weaverville NASCAR 1961 Weaverville NASCAR Race 1 Rex White
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #4
Weaverville 5th March 1961
Hanford NASCAR 1961 Hanford NASCAR Fireball Roberts
Pontiac ? 1961, #75
Hanford 12th March 1961
Atlanta NASCAR 1961 Atlanta NASCAR Race 1 Bob Burdick
Pontiac ? 1961, #53
Atlanta 26th March 1961
Greenville NASCAR 1961 Greenville NASCAR Race 1 Emanuel Zervakis
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #85
Greenville-Pickens 1st April 1961
Hillsborough NASCAR 1961 Hillsborough NASCAR Race 1 Cotton Owens
Pontiac Catalina (First generation), #6
Occoneechee Speedway 2nd April 1961
Winston-Salem NASCAR 1961 Winston-Salem NASCAR Race 1 Rex White
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #4
Winston-Salem 3rd April 1961
Martinsville NASCAR 1961 Martinsville NASCAR Race 1 Fred Lorenzen
Ford ? 1961, #28
Martinsville 9th April 1961
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1961 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 1 Rex White
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #4
North Wilkesboro 16th April 1961
Columbia NASCAR 1961 Columbia NASCAR Race 1 Cotton Owens
Pontiac Catalina (First generation), #6
Columbia Speedway 20th April 1961
Hickory NASCAR 1961 Hickory NASCAR Race 1 Junior Johnson
Pontiac ? 1961, #27
Hickory Speedway 22nd April 1961
Richmond NASCAR 1961 Richmond NASCAR Race 1 Richard Petty
Plymouth ? 1961, #43
Atlantic Fairgrounds 23rd April 1961
Martinsville NASCAR 1961 Martinsville NASCAR Race 2 Junior Johnson
Pontiac ? 1961, #27
Martinsville 30th April 1961
Darlington NASCAR 1961 Darlington NASCAR Race 1 Fred Lorenzen
Ford ? 1961, #28
Darlington 6th May 1961
Riverside NASCAR 1961 Riverside NASCAR Lloyd Dane
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #44
Riverside 21st May 1961
Charlotte NASCAR 1961 Charlotte NASCAR Race 2 Richard Petty
Plymouth ? 1961, #43
Charlotte 21st May 1961
Charlotte NASCAR 1961 Charlotte NASCAR Race 3 Joe Weatherly
Pontiac ? 1961, #8
Charlotte 21st May 1961
Los Angeles NASCAR 1961 Los Angeles NASCAR Eddie Gray
Ford Galaxie, #98
Los Angeles 27th May 1961
World 600 1961 World 600 David Pearson
Pontiac Catalina (First generation), #3
Charlotte 28th May 1961
Spartanburg NASCAR 1961 Spartanburg NASCAR Race 2 Jim Paschal
Pontiac ? 1961, #14
Piedmont Interstate 2nd June 1961
Birmingham NASCAR 1961 Birmingham NASCAR Ned Jarrett
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #11
Birmingham Fairgrounds 4th June 1961
Greenville NASCAR 1961 Greenville NASCAR Race 2 Jack Smith
Pontiac ? 1961, #47
Greenville-Pickens 8th June 1961
Winston-Salem NASCAR 1961 Winston-Salem NASCAR Race 2 Rex White
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #4
Winston-Salem 10th June 1961
Norwood NASCAR 1961 Norwood NASCAR Emanuel Zervakis
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #85
Norwood 17th June 1961
Hartsville NASCAR 1961 Hartsville NASCAR Buck Baker
Chrysler ? 1961, #86
Hartsville 23rd June 1961
Roanoke NASCAR 1961 Roanoke NASCAR Junior Johnson
Pontiac ? 1961, #27
Roanoke 24th June 1961
Daytona NASCAR 1961 Daytona NASCAR Race 3 David Pearson
Pontiac Catalina (First generation), #3
Daytona 4th July 1961
Atlanta NASCAR 1961 Atlanta NASCAR Race 2 Fred Lorenzen
Ford ? 1961, #28
Atlanta 9th July 1961
Columbia NASCAR 1961 Columbia NASCAR Race 2 Cotton Owens
Pontiac Catalina (First generation), #6
Columbia Speedway 20th July 1961
Myrtle Beach NASCAR 1961 Myrtle Beach NASCAR Joe Weatherly
Pontiac ? 1961, #8
Myrtle Beach 22nd July 1961
Bristol NASCAR 1961 Bristol NASCAR Race 1 Jack Smith , Johnny Allen
Pontiac ? 1961, #46
Bristol 30th July 1961
Nashville NASCAR 1961 Nashville NASCAR Jim Paschal
Pontiac ? 1961, #44
Nashville Fairgrounds 6th August 1961
Winston-Salem NASCAR 1961 Winston-Salem NASCAR Race 3 Rex White
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #4
Winston-Salem 9th August 1961
Weaverville NASCAR 1961 Weaverville NASCAR Race 2 Junior Johnson
Pontiac ? 1961, #27
Weaverville 13th August 1961
Richmond NASCAR 1961 Richmond NASCAR Race 2 Junior Johnson
Pontiac ? 1961, #27
Southside Speedway 18th August 1961
South Boston NASCAR 1961 South Boston NASCAR Junior Johnson
Pontiac ? 1961, #27
South Boston 27th August 1961
Darlington NASCAR 1961 Darlington NASCAR Race 2 Nelson Stacy
Ford ? 1961, #29
Darlington 4th September 1961
Hickory NASCAR 1961 Hickory NASCAR Race 2 Rex White
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #4
Hickory Speedway 8th September 1961
Sacramento NASCAR 1961 Sacramento NASCAR Eddie Gray
Ford Galaxie, #98
Sacramento 10th September 1961
Richmond NASCAR 1961 Richmond NASCAR Race 3 Joe Weatherly
Pontiac ? 1961, #8
Richmond 10th September 1961
Atlanta NASCAR 1961 Atlanta NASCAR Race 3 David Pearson
Pontiac Catalina (First generation), #3
Atlanta 17th September 1961
Martinsville NASCAR 1961 Martinsville NASCAR Race 3 Joe Weatherly
Pontiac ? 1961, #8
Martinsville 24th September 1961
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1961 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 2 Rex White
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #4
North Wilkesboro 1st October 1961
Charlotte NASCAR 1961 Charlotte NASCAR Race 4 Joe Weatherly
Pontiac ? 1961, #8
Charlotte 15th October 1961
Bristol NASCAR 1961 Bristol NASCAR Race 2 Joe Weatherly
Pontiac ? 1961, #8
Bristol 22nd October 1961
Greenville NASCAR 1961 Greenville NASCAR Race 3 Junior Johnson
Pontiac ? 1961, #27
Greenville-Pickens 28th October 1961
Hillsborough NASCAR 1961 Hillsborough NASCAR Race 2 Joe Weatherly
Pontiac ? 1961, #8
Occoneechee Speedway 29th October 1961

Drivers championship 1961

Ned Jarrett

United States

Champion

Rex White

United States

2nd place

Emanuel Zervakis

United States

3rd place

List of all drivers for the 1961 season

Name Points
Ned Jarrett 27272
Rex White 26442
Emanuel Zervakis 22312
Joe Weatherly 17894
Fireball Roberts 17600
Junior Johnson 17178
Jack Smith 15186
Richard Petty 14984
Jim Paschal 13922
Buck Baker 13746
Jimmy Pardue 13408
Johnny Allen 13114
David Pearson 13088
Bob Welborn 12570
Herman Beam 11382
Nelson Stacy 10436
Ralph Earnhardt 10182
Marvin Panch 9392
Fred Lorenzen 9316
G.C. Spencer 9128
Curtis Crider 8414
Cotton Owens 8032
Tiny Lund 7740
Bobby Johns 7590
L.D. Austin 7306
Tommy Irwin 7300
Doug Yates 5878
Paul Lewis 5712
Bob Barron 5412
Elmo Langley 5376
Banjo Matthews 4924
Wendell Scott 4726
Jim Reed 4705
Fred Harb 4526
Darel Dieringer 4416
Bob Burdick 4382
Lee Reitzel 4380
Tom Pistone 3766
Buddy Baker 3668
Roscoe Thompson 3602
Woodie Wilson 3580
Larry Frank 3162
Larry Thomas 3140
Harry Leake 3092
Paul Goldsmith 2930
Joe Lee Johnson 2700
Bill Morgan 2430
T.C. Hunt 2430
Marvin Porter 2326
Joe Eubanks 2320
Ken Rush 2300
George Green 2056
Friday Hassler 2052
Reds Kagle 1934
Charlie Glotzbach 1648
Roy Tyner 1644
Sal Tovella 1624
Maurice Petty 1600
Bill Morton 1592
Dave Mader 1578
Ed Livingston 1568
Speedy Thompson 1564
Eddie Gray 1552
Glen Wood 1540
Don Noel 1440
J.C. Hendrix 1424
Eddie Pagan 1396
George Alsobrook 1392
Joe Jones 1350
Tom Dill 1236
Herb Tillman 1172
Danny Weinberg 1128
Lloyd Dane 1032
Jim Cook 1016
Bob Perry 1008
Elmo Henderson 1004
Ed Markstellar 998
Reb Wickersham 970
E.J. Trivette 944
Charlie Chapman 874
Jim Bennett 870
Jack Norton 864
Tubby Gonzales 862
Bruce Worrell 856
Marshall Sargent 850
Joe Kelly 850
Doug Cox 848
Ernie Gahan 810
Scotty Cain 784
Jim Blomgren 768
Dick Getty 728
Wilbur Rakestraw 700
Dick Smith 672
Dick Cook 664
Frank Secrist 650
Tommy Wells 586
Bob Presnell 546
Art Malone 540
Larry Flynn 532
Sherman Utsman 510
Ron Hornaday 504
Lee Petty 502
John Hamby 484
Bobby Allison 430
Wes Morgan 426
Bunkie Blackburn 422
Carl Joiner 416
Bob Ross 408
Al Brand 408
Clem Proctor 400
Ed Negre 400
Bob Price 384
Dick Santee 360
Jim Hendrickson 360
Bill Ferrier 352
Chuck Webb 328
Eddie Flemke 320
Jimmy Thompson 308
Buck Fulp 304
Harold Wilcox 300
Bill Latham 294
Bill Clinton 288
Don Odell 280
Bob Devine 280
Gus Newman 272
Crash Bond 260
Robert Roeber 250
Harlan Richardson 244
Mark Hurley 240
Hoss Kagle 240
Marvin Heinis 240
Gene White 240
Pete Boland 234
Homer Galloway 224
Al Disney 224
Dick Bown 216
Ronnie Fones 208
Harvey Hege 208
Hank Tillman 180
T.R. Miller 176

List of all cars in the 1961 season

Austin Healey ?? 1958

Austin Healey

Austin Healey ?? 1960

Austin Healey