1981 Firecracker 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on July 4, 1981 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
160 L, 400 M, 643.68 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 27 Cale Yarborough Valvoline Buick 160 78 running 185
2 2 33 Harry Gant Skoal Bandit Buick 160 43 running 175
3 14 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 160 7 running 170
4 21 1 Buddy Baker UNO Oldsmobile 160 4 running 165
5 9 98 Johnny Rutherford Levi Garrett Pontiac 160 0 running 155
6 10 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 160 0 running 150
7 15 37 Mike Alexander Rogers Auto Leasing Buick 160 4 running 151
8 5 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 159 0 running 142
9 7 47 Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm Buick 159 0 running 138
10 19 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 159 0 running 134
11 16 68 Lennie Pond The 5 Racers Buick 159 0 running 130
12 40 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 159 7 running 132
13 37 71 Dave Marcis Hudson Transmission Buick 157 0 running 124
14 35 4 Connie Saylor Spencer Racing Oldsmobile 157 0 running 121
15 18 12 Tim Richmond UNO Buick 156 0 engine 118
16 32 50 Bruce Hill Native Tan Buick 155 0 running 115
17 33 67 Buddy Arrington Jim Peacock Dodge 155 0 running 112
18 30 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Pontiac 155 0 running 109
19 34 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 155 0 running 106
20 39 5 Morgan Shepherd Performance Connection Pontiac 155 0 running 103
21 6 3 Richard Childress Ronnie Steele Pontiac 154 0 running 100
22 41 48 James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts Pontiac 154 0 running 97
23 24 86 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Cal-Tex Buick 153 0 running 94
24 17 75 Bill Elswick RahMoc Enterprises Buick 150 0 running 91
25 29 24 Cecil Gordon Daytona Inn Buick 146 0 engine 88
26 27 22 Stan Barrett Skoal Bandit Pontiac 138 3 engine 90
27 42 17 Tommy Houston Kings Inn Daytona Oldsmobile 127 0 running 82
28 4 28 Bobby Allison Hardee's Buick 111 10 valve 84
29 22 6 Joe Ruttman The 5 Racers Buick 99 0 ignition 76
30 11 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Ford 93 3 engine 78
31 38 19 Dick May Gray Racing Buick 89 0 engine 70
32 13 51 A.J. Foyt Gilmore, Valvoline Oldsmobile 85 0 rear end 67
33 20 66 Lake Speed Native Tan Buick 76 0 engine 64
34 25 9 Bill Elliott Mell-Gear Ford 72 0 engine 61
35 3 2 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 71 1 vibration 63
36 36 99 Kevin Housby Taylor & Martin Oldsmobile 53 0 crash 55
37 28 13 Jack Ingram Carolina Tool Ford 52 0 clutch 52
38 31 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 34 0 engine 49
39 26 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 16 0 crash 46
40 12 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Oldsmobile 16 0 crash 43
41 23 31 Billie Harvey Johnson, Pistone Pontiac 15 0 crash 40
42 8 62 Rick Wilson Florida Equipment & Service Oldsmobile 8 0 engine 37
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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