1981 Coca-Cola 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 15, 1981 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA
328 L, 505.12 M, 812.784 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 17 27 Cale Yarborough Valvoline Buick 328 71 running 180
2 2 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Buick 328 94 running 180
3 5 2 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 327 0 running 165
4 30 28 Bobby Allison Tuf-Lon Pontiac 327 4 running 165
5 13 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 326 4 running 160
6 7 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 326 0 running 150
7 15 51 A.J. Foyt Gilmore, Valvoline Oldsmobile 325 0 running 146
8 20 5 Morgan Shepherd Performance Connection Pontiac 325 0 running 142
9 10 9 Bill Elliott Mell-Gear Ford 323 0 running 138
10 25 6 Joe Ruttman The 5 Racers Buick 322 0 running 134
11 31 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 321 0 running 130
12 33 98 Johnny Rutherford Levi Garrett Pontiac 321 0 running 127
13 35 57 Bill Elswick Performance Boat Buick 317 0 running 124
14 26 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 316 0 running 121
15 12 75 Joe Millikan RahMoc Enterprises Buick 315 0 fuel pump 118
16 27 22 Stan Barrett Skoal Bandit Pontiac 315 0 running 115
17 8 3 Richard Childress Downey's Auto Parts Pontiac 311 1 running 117
18 32 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 310 0 running 109
19 1 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 308 0 running 106
20 39 20 Rick Newsom City Chevy 294 0 running 103
21 41 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Pontiac 282 0 running 100
22 16 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Buick 280 0 running 97
23 36 7 Bruce Hill Hill Racing Buick 275 0 running 94
24 34 79 Dick May Miller Roofing Oldsmobile 267 0 oil pump 91
25 22 48 James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts Pontiac 254 0 engine 88
26 19 99 Tim Richmond UNO Buick 241 0 crash 85
27 28 71 Dave Marcis Bowlin Coal Oldsmobile 238 0 crash 82
28 4 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Ford 234 84 water pump 84
29 23 12 Donnie Allison The 5 Racers Oldsmobile 189 0 engine 76
30 40 17 Steve Spencer Kings Inn Daytona Buick 170 0 oil pump 73
31 42 25 Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing Pontiac 159 0 clutch 70
32 6 16 David Pearson Halpern Enterprises Chevy 153 4 engine 72
33 18 37 Mike Alexander Rogers Auto Leasing Buick 139 0 engine 64
34 29 53 Slick Johnson Johnson Racing Chevy 138 0 cam 61
35 21 66 Lake Speed Speed Racing Buick 133 0 oil pump 58
36 11 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 131 32 engine 60
37 37 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing Buick 124 0 engine 52
38 14 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 113 34 engine 54
39 24 86 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Howard & Egerton Buick 97 0 crash 46
40 3 1 Buddy Baker UNO Oldsmobile 86 0 engine 43
41 9 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 17 0 engine 40
42 38 94 Bobby Wawak Louise Smith Pontiac 10 0 piston 37
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available