1981 National 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 11, 1981 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC
334 L, 501 M, 806.276 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 334 127 running
2 17 28 Bobby Allison Hardee's Chevy 334 17 running
3 8 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Chevy 334 0 running
4 22 55 Tommy Ellis Industrial Boiler Chevy 333 1 running
5 30 47 Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy Buick 332 0 running
6 19 72 Rusty Wallace Childs Tire Buick 331 0 running
7 14 01 Geoffrey Bodine Zervakis Racing Buick 331 11 running
8 34 24 Morgan Shepherd Washington Freightliner Buick 331 0 running
9 18 13 Jack Ingram Carolina Tool Ford 329 0 running
10 33 67 Buddy Arrington Kyle Petty's Boot Barn Dodge 328 0 running
11 21 4 Connie Saylor Apache Stove Oldsmobile 328 0 running
12 37 8 Jimmy Means Negre Racing Dodge 327 0 running
13 25 62 Rick Wilson Florida Equipment & Service Oldsmobile 326 0 running
14 41 99 D.K. Ulrich Ulrich Racing Buick 326 0 running
15 13 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 326 1 running
16 36 36 H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts Pontiac 324 0 running
17 40 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 322 0 running
18 5 37 Tim Richmond Rogers Auto Leasing Buick 317 10 engine
19 10 2 Joe Ruttman J.D. Stacy Buick 276 0 engine
20 15 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 259 6 crash
21 23 6 Bob Senneker J.D. Stacy Pontiac 256 0 crash
22 28 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 246 0 clutch
23 6 44 Terry Labonte J.D. Stacy Buick 234 6 engine
24 11 75 Gary Balough Chaparral Trailers Buick 226 0 crash
25 24 3 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 220 2 ignition
26 26 23 Charlie Glotzbach Oxford Speedway Buick 218 0 handling
27 27 98 Johnny Rutherford Levi Garrett Buick 216 0 engine
28 29 14 Sterling Marlin Coors Chevy 193 0 clutch
29 7 21 Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon, National Eng. Ford 190 135 engine
30 9 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 180 15 engine
31 3 27 Cale Yarborough Valvoline Buick 153 2 engine
32 32 40 Ronnie Thomas McWhirter Grading Buick 137 0 ignition
33 16 9 Bill Elliott Mell-Gear Ford 130 0 timing chain
34 38 66 Lake Speed Ronnie Steele Buick 118 0 engine
35 31 5 Joe Millikan Performance Connection Pontiac 98 0 crash
36 35 94 Bobby Wawak Louise Smith Buick 66 0 valve
37 4 1 Buddy Baker UNO Buick 63 0 tie rod
38 12 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 50 0 clutch
39 39 38 John Anderson Copper Kettle Marina Buick 41 0 engine
40 20 71 Dave Marcis Norton Company Buick 19 0 engine
41 2 33 Harry Gant Skoal Bandit Pontiac 4 1 crank
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available