1981 Valleydale 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 29, 1981 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN
500 L, 266.5 M, 429 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 500 323 running 185
2 5 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Oldsmobile 500 0 running 170
3 11 28 Bobby Allison Tuf-Lon Pontiac 500 0 running 165
4 7 5 Morgan Shepherd Performance Connection Pontiac 500 18 running 165
5 8 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 499 57 running 160
6 6 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 497 0 running 150
7 4 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 495 1 running 151
8 14 48 Harry Gant Palatine Auto Parts Pontiac 493 1 running 147
9 21 66 Lake Speed Speed Racing Oldsmobile 491 0 running 138
10 13 99 Tim Richmond UNO Buick 491 0 running 134
11 23 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 487 0 running 130
12 12 37 Mike Alexander Rogers Auto Leasing Oldsmobile 486 0 running 127
13 19 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 485 0 running 124
14 26 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Chevy 480 0 running 121
15 24 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 479 0 running 118
16 20 3 Richard Childress Nichols Pontiac 476 0 running 115
17 18 75 Joe Millikan RahMoc Enterprises Buick 474 1 running 117
18 10 25 Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing Pontiac 473 0 running 109
19 17 45 D.K. Ulrich McWhirter Grading Buick 473 0 running 106
20 31 17 Steve Spencer Slick 50 Chevy 468 0 running 103
21 25 24 Cecil Gordon Brian's Steakhouse Buick 461 0 running 100
22 22 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 377 0 valve 97
23 30 20 Rick Newsom City Chevy 356 0 engine 94
24 3 47 Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm Buick 349 6 engine 96
25 15 26 Butch Lindley Lindley Racing Chevy 194 9 engine 93
26 27 50 Bruce Hill Hill Racing Buick 184 0 wheel 85
27 28 86 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Howard & Egerton Oldsmobile 164 0 sway bar 82
28 2 2 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 140 65 crash 84
29 9 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 116 1 engine 81
30 29 06 Ernie Cline Bush Inc. Pontiac 77 0 brakes 73
31 16 71 Dave Marcis Bowlin Coal, Hudson Chevy 60 18 rear end 75
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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