1981 Warner Hodgdon 300 NASCAR Grand American Stock Car National Championship.jpg
Held on January 10, 1981 at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, CA
72 L, 180 M, 289.656 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 Joe Ruttman Trick Enterprises Camaro 72 69 running
2 Jim Neal Camaro 72 0 running
3 David Hill Camaro 71 0 running
4 Ron Esau Camaro 71 0 running
5 Don Noel Firebird 69 0 running
6 Dale Perry Duster 69 0 running
7 Tom Montes Camaro 68 0 out
8 Steve Vaughn Camaro 64 0 running
9 Frank Loverock Camaro 61 0 out
10 Kevin Riniker Camaro 57 0 running
11 Greg Scates Camaro 56 0 crash
12 Joe Covan Buick 0 running
13 Jim Lee Camaro 49 0 running
14 Ray Kelly Camaro 48 0 running
15 Walt Price Pontiac 48 0 engine
16 John L. Wilson Camaro 45 0 running
17 Steve Starr Camaro 43 0 clutch
18 Ray Elder Pontiac 41 0 carburetor
19 Richard White Camaro 41 0 transmission
20 Hershel McGriff Camaro 38 3 clutch
21 Robert Switzer Camaro 37 0 out
22 Alan Brown Camaro 35 0 out
23 Ricky Moran Pontiac 31 0 brakes
24 Ron Hornaday, Jr. Camaro 28 0 clutch
25 Ruben Garcia Camaro 26 0 out
26 Chuck Phillippi Camaro 22 0 suspension
27 Richard Escalante Camaro 22 0 suspension
28 James Menzi, Jr. Cougar 18 0 suspension
29 Odie Robertson Camaro 17 0 oil leak
30 Greg Scheidecker Camaro 15 0 oil pressure
31 Duke Hoenshell Pontiac 13 0 carburetor
32 John Krebs Firebird 13 0 clutch
33 James Bentley Camaro 12 0 clutch
34 Rick Greaney Camaro 0 0 accident
35 Don Lindner Camaro 0 0 accident
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 1h:56:26
Fast Qualifier: Joe Ruttman - 80.471 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 69.000 seconds
Average Speed: 97.209 mph
Cautions: 3 for 16 laps - (2-11; 29-31; 55-57)
Lead Changes: 2 among 2 drivers - Joe Ruttman (1-29); Hershel McGriff (30-32); Joe Ruttman (33-72).