1981 Champion Spark Plug 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on August 16, 1981 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI
200 L, 400 M, 643.8 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 7 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 200 64 running 185
2 15 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 200 3 running 175
3 9 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Chevy 200 0 running 165
4 8 33 Harry Gant Skoal Bandit Pontiac 200 3 running 165
5 19 1 Buddy Baker UNO Buick 200 0 running 155
6 5 2 Joe Ruttman J.D. Stacy Pontiac 200 4 running 155
7 12 28 Bobby Allison Hardee's Buick 200 15 running 151
8 6 9 Bill Elliott Mell-Gear Ford 200 0 running 142
9 10 3 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 200 0 running 138
10 20 37 Mike Alexander Rogers Auto Leasing Buick 200 0 running 134
11 21 71 Dave Marcis Transmissions Unlimited Buick 200 5 running 135
12 18 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 200 1 running 132
13 16 98 Johnny Rutherford Levi Garrett Pontiac 199 5 running 129
14 4 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 199 5 running 126
15 22 66 Lake Speed Speed Racing Buick 199 0 running 118
16 25 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 199 0 running 115
17 2 27 Cale Yarborough Valvoline Buick 198 9 running 117
18 3 75 Gary Balough Chaparral Trailers Buick 198 0 running 109
19 17 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 197 0 running 106
20 30 99 Rick Knoop Kargas Sports Buick 197 0 running 103
21 31 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 197 2 running 105
22 29 40 Joe Booher Booher Farms Buick 196 0 running 97
23 24 5 Joe Millikan Performance Connection Pontiac 195 0 running 94
24 26 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing Buick 195 0 running 91
25 33 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Pontiac 186 0 running 88
26 13 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 173 33 valve 90
27 36 48 James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts Pontiac 156 8 running 87
28 11 21 Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon, National Eng. Ford 155 43 valve 84
29 1 47 Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy Buick 85 0 engine 76
30 23 12 Tim Richmond UNO Buick 53 0 engine 73
31 35 94 Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing Buick 28 0 oil pump 70
32 28 97 Bob Schacht Test Tube Oldsmobile 22 0 transmission 67
33 32 50 Bruce Hill Hill Racing Buick 21 0 driveshaft 64
34 14 02 Morgan Shepherd AMSOIL Buick 20 0 crash 61
35 27 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 13 0 valve 58
36 34 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Buick 4 0 cam 55
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available