1981 Mason-Dixon 500YT-icon.png NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on May 17, 1981 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE
500 L, 500 M, 804.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 11 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 500 20 running 180
2 8 28 Bobby Allison The 5 Racers Buick 500 0 running 170
3 14 2 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 499 0 running 165
4 18 99 D.K. Ulrich UNO Buick 491 0 running 160
5 4 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Buick 490 0 running 155
6 2 5 Morgan Shepherd Performance Connection Pontiac 489 0 running 150
7 19 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 488 0 running 146
8 7 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 486 0 running 142
9 22 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Pontiac 481 0 running 138
10 6 27 Cale Yarborough Valvoline Buick 480 32 engine 139
11 17 77 Donnie Allison Warren Fabricating Oldsmobile 480 0 running 130
12 5 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 476 0 running 127
13 3 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Ford 459 404 engine 134
14 30 40 Tommy Gale Ulrich Racing Buick 459 0 running 121
15 23 24 Cecil Gordon Buffalo Stampede Buick 458 0 running 118
16 10 33 Harry Gant Skoal Bandit Chevy 448 0 engine 115
17 24 3 Richard Childress Nichols Pontiac 412 0 engine 112
18 25 48 James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts Pontiac 379 0 wheel 109
19 9 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 368 3 rear end 111
20 16 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 342 0 engine 103
21 20 37 Mike Alexander Rogers Auto Leasing Oldsmobile 297 0 engine 100
22 32 64 Joe Fields Richmond Printing Buick 254 0 overheating 97
23 28 70 J.D. McDuffie Golden Corral Pontiac 161 0 engine 94
24 27 25 Ronnie Thomas Drummond Racing Pontiac 90 0 oil leak 91
25 1 12 David Pearson Kencoal Mining Oldsmobile 57 41 engine 93
26 31 79 Junior Miller Miller Roofing Oldsmobile 46 0 oil pressure 85
27 12 47 Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm Buick 22 0 crash 82
28 21 17 Lowell Cowell Kings Inn Daytona Chevy 11 0 steering 79
29 29 66 Elmo Langley Speed Racing Oldsmobile 6 0 driveshaft 76
30 26 94 Bob Riley Atlanta Int. Messenger Buick 6 0 steering 73
31 13 71 Dave Marcis Hudson, Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 1 0 crash 70
32 15 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 1 0 crash 67
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