1981 Mountain Dew 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on July 26, 1981 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA
200 L, 500 M, 804.6 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 200 120 running 185
2 4 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 200 36 running 175
3 3 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 200 23 running 170
4 6 33 Harry Gant Skoal Bandit Pontiac 200 1 running 165
5 10 27 Cale Yarborough Valvoline Buick 200 2 running 160
6 7 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Chevy 199 0 running 150
7 12 1 Buddy Baker UNO, Caesars Pocono Resorts Buick 199 2 running 151
8 9 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 198 0 running 142
9 22 12 Tim Richmond UNO, Caesars Pocono Resorts Oldsmobile 198 0 running 138
10 14 47 Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm Buick 198 0 running 134
11 8 2 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 198 4 running 135
12 15 75 Gary Balough Ferrailuolo & Sons Excavating Chevy 196 0 running 127
13 5 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 196 0 running 124
14 19 22 Stan Barrett Skoal Bandit Pontiac 196 1 running 126
15 16 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 195 0 running 118
16 23 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 195 0 running 115
17 17 37 Mike Alexander Rogers Auto Leasing Buick 195 0 running 112
18 25 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 193 0 running 109
19 27 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Pontiac 192 0 running 106
20 30 40 Joe Booher Booher Farms Buick 189 0 running 103
21 31 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing Buick 187 0 running 100
22 26 48 James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts Pontiac 185 0 crash 97
23 21 3 Richard Childress Nichols Pontiac 185 0 running 94
24 32 99 Al Loquasto Schaefer Beer, Z95 Buick 184 0 running 91
25 13 28 Bobby Allison Hardee's Buick 179 4 running 93
26 34 20 Rick Newsom Chevy 175 0 running 85
27 24 66 Lake Speed Speed Racing Oldsmobile 170 0 running 82
28 33 17 Lowell Cowell Kings Inn Daytona Chevy 149 0 running 79
29 11 5 Morgan Shepherd Performance Connection Pontiac 139 0 valve 76
30 35 08 Bruce Jacobi Satterfield Air Conditioning Buick 117 0 ignition 73
31 20 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 94 0 engine 70
32 29 60 Bob Riley AIM Pontiac 84 0 transmission 67
33 18 71 Dave Marcis Norton Company Buick 83 0 engine 64
34 2 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Ford 80 7 wheel 66
35 28 25 Ronnie Thomas Shelton Construction Pontiac 62 0 cylinder head 58
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available