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1981 WINSTON CUP SERIES

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Rank +/- Driver Points Back Starts Pole Win Top-5 Top-10 Winnings
1 -- Darrell Waltrip 4365 0 28 11 11 19 22 $487,990
2 -- Bobby Allison 4307 -58 28 2 4 18 23 $481,175
3 -- Harry Gant 3788 -577 28 3 0 12 16 $213,230
4 -- Ricky Rudd 3785 -580 28 3 0 14 17 $333,760
5 +1 Terry Labonte 3585 -780 28 2 0 7 14 $242,540
6 -1 Dale Earnhardt 3584 -781 28 0 0 8 15 $302,080
7 -- Jody Ridley 3570 -795 28 0 1 2 15 $196,385
8 -- Richard Petty 3482 -883 28 0 3 11 14 $344,625
9 -- Dave Marcis 3206 -1159 28 1 0 4 9 $135,075
10 -- Benny Parsons 3160 -1205 28 0 3 10 11 $252,350
11 -- Kyle Petty 3084 -1281 28 0 0 1 9 $92,940
12 -- Buddy Arrington 3060 -1305 28 0 0 0 7 $107,735
13 -- Jimmy Means 2984 -1381 28 0 0 0 2 $86,625
14 -- Morgan Shepherd 2983 -1382 26 1 1 3 10 $150,300
15 -- Tommy Gale 2837 -1528 27 0 0 0 0 $87,595
16 -- Tim Richmond 2794 -1571 26 0 0 0 6 $79,735
17 -- J.D. McDuffie 2698 -1667 25 0 0 0 1 $86,055
18 -- Lake Speed 2514 -1851 24 0 0 0 6 $73,840
19 -- James Hylton 2453 -1912 25 0 0 0 0 $71,590
20 +3 Ron Bouchard 2287 -2078 19 1 1 5 11 $128,430
21 -1 Joe Millikan 2287 -2078 20 0 0 2 8 $117,425
22 -1 Cecil Gordon 2202 -2163 24 0 0 0 0 $51,700
23 -1 Richard Childress 2144 -2221 20 0 0 1 1 $69,915
24 +1 Neil Bonnett 2142 -2223 19 1 2 6 7 $147,240
25 -1 Ronnie Thomas 2138 -2227 23 0 0 0 0 $52,855
26 -- Cale Yarborough 1943 -2422 16 2 2 5 9 $140,065
27 -- Mike Alexander 1784 -2581 19 0 0 0 3 $33,305
28 -- Buddy Baker 1641 -2724 14 0 0 6 8 $109,880
29 -- Joe Ruttman 1426 -2939 14 0 0 0 5 $76,330
30 -- Bobby Wawak 1212 -3153 14 0 0 0 1 $21,790
31 -- Bill Elliott 1145 -3220 11 1 0 1 5 $59,370
32 -- Lennie Pond 1045 -3320 11 0 0 0 0 $28,470
33 -- Elliott Forbes-Robinson 1020 -3345 11 0 0 0 3 $27,350
34 -- Johnny Rutherford 1015 -3350 10 0 0 1 2 $36,830
35 -- D.K. Ulrich 1000 -3365 13 0 0 1 1 $31,225
36 -- Stan Barrett 842 -3523 10 0 0 0 1 $28,540
37 -- Rick Newsom 768 -3597 9 0 0 0 0 $8,625
38 -- Dick May 754 -3611 9 0 0 0 1 $26,380
39 -- Mark Martin 615 -3750 5 2 0 1 2 $13,950
40 -- Bruce Hill 596 -3769 8 0 0 0 0 $15,485
41 +2 Connie Saylor 537 -3828 6 0 0 0 0 $16,230
42 -1 Donnie Allison 527 -3838 6 0 0 1 1 $27,745
43 +1 Rick Wilson 504 -3861 7 0 0 0 0 $12,625
44 +2 Gary Balough 425 -3940 7 0 0 0 1 $28,160
45 +7 Geoffrey Bodine 420 -3945 4 0 0 0 1 $14,110
46 -4 Joe Fields 418 -3947 5 0 0 0 0 $6,975
47 +9 Jack Ingram 367 -3998 5 0 0 0 1 $9,965
48 -3 Randy Ogden 367 -3998 4 0 0 0 0 $3,905
49 +16 Rusty Wallace 323 -4042 3 0 0 0 1 $10,995
50 -3 Tommy Houston 315 -4050 7 0 0 0 0 $20,760
51 +13 H.B. Bailey 288 -4077 3 0 0 0 0 $6,575
52 -4 Lowell Cowell 288 -4077 4 0 0 0 0 $8,055
53 -4 Jim Robinson 284 -4081 2 0 0 0 2 $8,555
54 -4 Glenn Jarrett 276 -4089 3 0 0 0 0 $12,650
55 -4 A.J. Foyt 271 -4094 3 0 0 0 1 $9,210
56 -3 Butch Lindley 266 -4099 3 0 0 0 0 $2,375
57 -3 Don Whittington 242 -4123 2 0 0 0 0 $13,185
58 -3 Don Waterman 233 -4132 2 0 0 0 1 $5,540
59 -2 Don Sprouse 221 -4144 2 0 0 0 0 $6,865
60 -2 Slick Johnson 216 -4149 4 0 0 0 0 $4,150
61 -2 Roy Smith 212 -4153 2 0 0 0 1 $6,540
62 -2 Junior Miller 188 -4177 2 0 0 0 0 $3,130
63 -2 Bill Schmitt 188 -4177 2 0 0 0 0 $3,370
64 -2 Don Puskarich 179 -4186 2 0 0 0 0 $2,610
65 -2 Dick Brooks 173 -4192 3 0 0 0 0 $11,670
66 -- Tommy Ellis 163 -4202 3 0 0 1 1 $12,635
67 -- Hershel McGriff 157 -4208 2 0 0 0 0 $1,400
68 -- David Pearson 154 -4211 6 1 0 0 2 $17,150
69 -- Bob Schacht 140 -4225 2 0 0 0 0 $1,290
70 -- Bob Riley 131 -4234 3 0 0 0 0 $1,975
71 -- John Borneman 127 -4238 1 0 0 0 0 $3,140
72 -- Rick O'Dell 115 -4250 1 0 0 0 0 $2,145
73 -- Ronnie Sanders 109 -4256 1 0 0 0 0 $7,635
74 -- Steve Spencer 103 -4262 3 0 0 0 0 $5,805
75 -- Henry Jones 103 -4262 1 0 0 0 0 $765
76 -- Bill Dennis 100 -4265 1 0 0 0 0 $3,200
77 -- Bob Bondurant 100 -4265 1 0 0 0 0 $1,130
78 -- Joe Booher 97 -4268 4 0 0 0 0 $4,995
79 -- Bill Elswick 91 -4274 3 0 0 0 0 $20,100
80 -- Steve Pfeifer 91 -4274 2 0 0 0 0 $4,063
81 -- John Gunn 88 -4277 1 0 0 0 0 $2,225
82 -- Rick McCray 85 -4280 1 0 0 0 0 $1,655
83 -- Charlie Glotzbach 85 -4280 1 0 0 0 0 $1,275
84 -1 Roger Hamby 82 -4283 1 0 0 0 0 $2,450
85 -1 Billie Harvey 80 -4285 2 0 0 0 0 $3,915
86 -1 Mike Potter 79 -4286 6 0 0 0 0 $14,500
87 +17 Sterling Marlin 79 -4286 2 0 0 0 0 $1,955
88 -2 Dave Dion 79 -4286 1 0 0 0 0 $615
89 -2 Elmo Langley 76 -4289 1 0 0 0 0 $575
90 -2 Baxter Price 73 -4292 2 0 0 0 0 $1,400
91 -2 Jimmy Insolo 73 -4292 2 0 0 0 0 $755
92 -2 Ernie Cline 73 -4292 1 0 0 0 0 $550
93 -2 Sandy Satullo 70 -4295 1 0 0 0 0 $1,500
94 -2 Jocko Maggiacomo 70 -4295 1 0 0 0 0 $540
95 -2 Jim Bown 67 -4298 1 0 0 0 0 $625
96 -2 Robert Tartaglia 58 -4307 1 0 0 0 0 $500
97 -2 Kevin Housby 55 -4310 1 0 0 0 0 $2,480
98 -2 Blackie Wangerin 37 -4328 1 0 0 0 0 $2,750
99 -2 Jimmy Hensley 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 1 $4,650
100 -2 Bob McElee 0 -4365 2 0 0 0 1 $5,450
101 -2 Terry Herman 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $5,535
102 -2 Rick Knoop 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $3,405
103 -2 Rick Baldwin 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $1,550
104 -- Bob Senneker 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $1,975
105 -3 Al Loquasto 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $2,345
106 -3 Charlie Chamblee 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $830
107 -2 Dean Combs 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $570
108 -2 Joel Stowe 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $540
109 -2 Don Satterfield 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $450
110 -2 Bruce Jacobi 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $955
111 -2 Kirk Shelmerdine 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $950
112 -- John Anderson 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $965
113 -3 Chuck Bown 0 -4365 1 0 0 0 0 $1,950

Official Race Results: National 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on 10-11-1981

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Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Pts Laps Status Winnings
1 1 11 Darrell Waltrip Buick Mountain Dew 180 334 Running 51,600
2 17 28 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Hardee's 175 334 Running 27,400
3 8 88 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Gatorade 165 334 Running 29,925
4 22 55 Tommy Ellis Chevrolet Industrial Boiler 165 333 Running 11,400
5 30 47 Ron Bouchard Buick J.D. Stacy 155 332 Running 12,180
6 19 72 Rusty Wallace Buick Childs Tire 150 331 Running 6,750
7 14 01 Geoffrey Bodine Buick Zervakis Racing 151 331 Running 7,050
8 34 24 Morgan Shepherd Buick Washington Freightliner 142 331 Running 8,195
9 18 13 Jack Ingram Ford Carolina Tool 138 329 Running 4,400
10 33 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Kyle Petty's Boot Barn 134 328 Running 7,175
11 21 4 Connie Saylor Oldsmobile Apache Stove 130 328 Running 3,850
12 37 8 Jimmy Means Dodge Negre Racing 127 327 Running 3,750
13 25 62 Rick Wilson Oldsmobile Florida Equipment & Service 124 326 Running 3,650
14 41 99 D.K. Ulrich Buick Ulrich Racing 121 326 Running 6,115
15 13 90 Jody Ridley Ford Truxmore / Sunny King 123 326 Running 7,805
16 36 36 H.B. Bailey Pontiac Almeda Auto Parts 115 324 Running 3,250
17 40 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac Bailey Excavating 112 322 Running 5,835
18 5 37 Tim Richmond Buick Rogers Auto Leasing 114 317 Engine 5,650
19 10 2 Joe Ruttman Buick J.D. Stacy 106 276 Engine 10,050
20 15 42 Kyle Petty Buick STP 108 259 Crash 6,475
21 23 6 Bob Senneker Pontiac J.D. Stacy 100 256 Crash 1,975
22 28 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford &… 97 246 Clutch 3,890
23 6 44 Terry Labonte Buick J.D. Stacy 99 234 Engine 8,375
24 11 75 Gary Balough Buick Chaparral Trailers 91 226 Crash 4,880
25 24 3 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac Wrangler 93 220 Ignition 4,920
26 26 23 Charlie Glotzbach Buick Oxford Speedway 85 218 Handling 1,275
27 27 98 Johnny Rutherford Buick Levi Garrett 82 216 Engine 1,250
28 29 14 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Coors 79 193 Clutch 1,225
29 7 21 Neil Bonnett Ford Warner Hodgdon / National… 86 190 Engine 12,450
30 9 43 Richard Petty Buick STP 78 180 Engine 9,125
31 3 27 Cale Yarborough Buick Valvoline 75 153 Engine 2,100
32 32 40 Ronnie Thomas Buick McWhirter Grading 67 137 Ignition 1,075
33 16 9 Bill Elliott Ford Mell-Gear 64 130 Timing chain 1,050
34 38 66 Lake Speed Buick Ronnie Steele 61 118 Engine 2,600
35 31 5 Joe Millikan Pontiac Performance Connection 58 98 Crash 5,950
36 35 94 Bobby Wawak Buick Louise Smith 55 66 Valve 990
37 4 1 Buddy Baker Buick UNO 52 63 Tie rod 1,480
38 12 15 Benny Parsons Ford Melling Tool 49 50 Clutch 6,925
39 39 38 John Anderson Buick Copper Kettle Marina 46 41 Engine 965
40 20 71 Dave Marcis Buick Norton Company 43 19 Engine 2,515
41 2 33 Harry Gant Pontiac Skoal Bandit 45 4 Crank 8,505