1981 Richmond 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on February 22, 1981 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA
400 L, 300 M, 482.8 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 7 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 400 204 running 185
2 8 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Oldsmobile 400 7 running 175
3 3 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 399 39 running 170
4 1 5 Morgan Shepherd Performance Connection Pontiac 399 150 running 165
5 4 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 399 0 running 155
6 2 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Buick 399 0 running 150
7 6 2 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 397 0 running 146
8 25 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 397 0 running 142
9 14 75 Joe Millikan RahMoc Enterprises Buick 396 0 running 138
10 10 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 395 0 running 134
11 12 68 Lennie Pond The 5 Racers Buick 395 0 running 130
12 26 66 Lake Speed Speed Racing Oldsmobile 392 0 running 127
13 18 3 Richard Childress Childress Racing Pontiac 391 0 running 124
14 20 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Pontiac 390 0 running 121
15 11 37 Don Sprouse Rogers Auto Leasing Oldsmobile 389 0 running 118
16 19 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 385 0 running 115
17 27 99 Tim Richmond UNO Buick 382 0 running 112
18 23 79 Tommy Gale Miller Roofing Oldsmobile 381 0 running 109
19 24 24 Cecil Gordon Home Craft Homes Buick 380 0 running 106
20 30 94 Henry Jones Louise Smith Buick 363 0 running 103
21 13 25 Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing Pontiac 358 0 running 100
22 16 71 Dave Marcis Hudson, Bowlin Coal Dodge 321 0 driveshaft 97
23 5 28 Bobby Allison J.W. Hunt Produce Chevy 276 0 rear end 94
24 17 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 223 0 rear end 91
25 22 17 Glenn Jarrett Kings Inn Daytona Chevy 216 0 transmission 88
26 9 44 Terry Labonte Apache Stove Buick 204 0 clutch 85
27 29 20 Rick Newsom Newsom Racing Chevy 169 0 rear end 82
28 21 92 Joe Fields Richmond Printing Pontiac 118 0 running 79
29 15 48 James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts Pontiac 47 0 distributor 76
30 28 45 Baxter Price McWhirter Grading Buick 16 0 driveshaft 73
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