1981 Virginia 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 26, 1981 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
500 L, 263 M, 423.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 12 5 Morgan Shepherd Performance Connection Pontiac 500 203 running 180
2 16 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Ford 500 2 running 175
3 1 88 Ricky Rudd Gatorade Buick 499 24 running 170
4 2 12 Harry Gant Kencoal Mining Olds 497 204 running 170
5 9 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 497 0 running 155
6 13 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 494 0 running 150
7 26 66 Lake Speed Speed Racing Olds 493 0 running 146
8 3 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 492 0 running 142
9 14 47 Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm Pontiac 491 0 running 138
10 11 37 Mike Alexander Rogers Auto Leasing Olds 486 0 running 134
11 5 71 Dave Marcis Chevy 485 0 engine 130
12 28 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Pontiac 484 0 running 127
13 8 28 Bobby Allison Ranier Racing Pontiac 477 0 running 124
14 18 99 Tim Richmond UNO Buick 476 0 running 121
15 22 42 Kyle Petty STP Buick 469 0 engine 118
16 23 64 Joe Fields Richmond Printing Buick 469 0 running 115
17 20 48 James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts Pontiac 461 0 running 112
18 24 40 Tommy Gale McWhirter Grading Buick 422 0 running 109
19 29 94 Bobby Wawak Louise Smith Buick 398 0 running 106
20 25 17 Tommy Houston Kings Inn Daytona Chevy 324 0 rear-end 103
21 21 27 Cale Yarborough Valvoline Buick 317 48 engine 105
22 27 3 Richard Childress Nichols Pontiac 271 0 head-gasket 97
23 17 15 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Ford 198 0 engine 94
24 31 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing Buick 198 0 transmission 91
25 10 2 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Pontiac 155 0 engine 88
26 6 11 Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew Buick 150 0 engine 85
27 4 26 Butch Lindley Lindley Racing Chevy 87 19 brakes 87
28 15 43 Richard Petty STP Buick 40 0 crash 79
29 7 75 Joe Millikan Hayes Jewelers Buick 40 0 crash 76
30 30 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 17 0 engine 73
31 19 25 Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing Pontiac 3 0 crash 70
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