1981 Northwestern Bank 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 5, 1981 at North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, NC
400 L, 250 M, 402.4 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 13 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 400 89 running 180
2 3 28 Bobby Allison Tuf-Lon Pontiac 400 186 running 180
3 7 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 400 2 running 170
4 1 71 Dave Marcis Hudson Chevy 400 123 running 165
5 8 12 Harry Gant The 5 Racers Oldsmobile 400 0 running 155
6 4 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Buick 399 0 running 150
7 16 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 399 0 running 146
8 10 47 Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm Buick 399 0 running 142
9 9 5 Morgan Shepherd Performance Connection Pontiac 399 0 running 138
10 2 2 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 395 0 running 134
11 11 37 Mike Alexander Rogers Auto Leasing Oldsmobile 395 0 running 130
12 15 25 Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing Pontiac 394 0 running 127
13 23 40 D.K. Ulrich Mastin Pool Buick 393 0 running 124
14 28 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Chevy 393 0 running 121
15 17 48 James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts Chevy 393 0 running 118
16 29 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 389 0 running 115
17 19 3 Richard Childress Childress Racing Pontiac 381 0 running 112
18 22 99 Tim Richmond UNO Buick 342 0 running 109
19 30 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 339 0 running 106
20 24 17 Tommy Houston Lowe's Buick 339 0 running 103
21 6 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 324 0 engine 100
22 20 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 319 0 crash 97
23 18 66 Lake Speed Speed Racing Oldsmobile 290 0 crash 94
24 12 26 Butch Lindley Lindley Racing Chevy 278 0 engine 91
25 25 92 Joe Fields The Shop Buick 191 0 engine 88
26 21 75 Joe Millikan RahMoc Enterprises Chevy 174 0 oil pressure 85
27 5 02 Mark Martin Prototype, AMSOIL Pontiac 166 0 rear end 82
28 14 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 126 0 rear end 79
29 31 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 111 0 engine 76
30 26 94 Bobby Wawak Louise Smith Buick 67 0 engine 73
31 27 53 Cecil Gordon Broadway Motors Buick 8 0 rear end 70
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