1981 Melling Tool 420 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on May 9, 1981 at Fairgrounds Speedway at Nashville in Nashville, TN
420 L, 250.32 M, 402.78 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 420 209 running 180
2 5 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 420 1 running 175
3 14 28 Bobby Allison Jim Stacy Pontiac 420 0 running 165
4 7 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 419 0 running 160
5 1 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Buick 419 210 running 165
6 11 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 418 0 running 150
7 13 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 417 0 running 146
8 4 5 Morgan Shepherd Performance Connection Pontiac 416 0 running 142
9 25 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 414 0 running 138
10 8 71 Dave Marcis Transmission Enterprise Chevy 413 0 running 134
11 2 37 Mike Alexander Rogers Auto Leasing Buick 410 0 running 130
12 19 99 Tim Richmond UNO Buick 408 0 running 127
13 18 3 Richard Childress Nichols Pontiac 405 0 running 124
14 20 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Chevy 402 0 running 121
15 21 17 Mike Potter Kings Inn Daytona Chevy 401 0 running 118
16 23 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 400 0 running 115
17 16 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 399 0 running 112
18 22 94 Bobby Wawak Louise Smith Buick 397 0 running 109
19 27 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing Pontiac 383 0 running 106
20 12 2 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 379 0 running 103
21 24 48 James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts Pontiac 378 0 running 100
22 9 12 Harry Gant Kencoal Mining Oldsmobile 227 0 engine 97
23 10 40 D.K. Ulrich Price Racing Buick 200 0 engine 94
24 26 66 Lake Speed Dinwiddie Racing Pontiac 125 0 alternator 91
25 15 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 116 0 engine 88
26 17 25 Charlie Chamblee Broadway Motors Pontiac 10 0 oil pressure 85
27 6 02 Mark Martin AMSOIL, Prototype Pontiac 2 0 cam 82
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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