OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

CRC CHEMICALS 500

Neil Bonnett won the 1981 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES CRC Chemicals 500 at Dover International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Dover International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Dover
  • LENGTH: 1.000 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $160,080

RACE

  • NUMBER: 25
  • NAME: CRC Chemicals 500
  • DATE: 09-20-1981
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 22

WINNER

  • NAME: Neil Bonnett
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 119.561
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 17
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 21 Neil Bonnett Ford Warner Hodgdon / National Eng. 185 175 10 500 185 Running 19,000
2 2 11 Darrell Waltrip Buick Mountain Dew 175 170 5 499 1 Running 16,025
3 9 28 Bobby Allison Buick Hardee's 170 165 5 499 74 Running 13,000
4 17 47 Ron Bouchard Buick J.D. Stacy 160 160 0 495 0 Running 9,060
5 1 88 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Gatorade 160 155 5 495 55 Running 11,375
6 5 2 Joe Ruttman Pontiac J.D. Stacy 155 150 5 495 1 Running 8,225
7 7 42 Kyle Petty Buick STP 146 146 0 495 0 Running 4,685
8 12 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet J.D. Stacy 147 142 5 495 1 Running 5,065
9 15 37 Tim Richmond Buick Rogers Auto Leasing 138 138 0 494 0 Running 2,350
10 11 43 Richard Petty Buick STP 139 134 5 494 2 Running 7,575
11 16 90 Jody Ridley Ford Truxmore / Sunny King 130 130 0 493 0 Running 5,180
12 18 24 Morgan Shepherd Buick Washington Freightliner 127 127 0 492 0 Running 4,110
13 6 27 Cale Yarborough Buick Valvoline 124 124 0 492 0 Running 2,210
14 19 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Hills Racing 121 121 0 490 0 Running 3,720
15 22 3 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac Wrangler 118 118 0 490 0 Running 5,275
16 21 68 Lennie Pond Buick J.D. Stacy 115 115 0 490 0 Running 1,350
17 4 75 Gary Balough Buick RahMoc Enterprises 112 112 0 487 0 Running 3,145
18 25 99 DK Ulrich Buick Ulrich Racing 109 109 0 482 0 Running 2,950
19 20 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Broadway Motors 106 106 0 481 0 Running 2,730
20 27 25 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac Drummond Racing 103 103 0 479 0 Running 2,400
21 13 5 Joe Millikan Pontiac Performance Connection 100 100 0 474 0 Running 5,850
22 29 17 Lowell Cowell Chevrolet Kings Inn Daytona 97 97 0 468 0 Running 2,230
23 14 33 Harry Gant Pontiac Skoal Bandit 99 94 5 437 178 Engine 1,895
24 23 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 91 91 0 404 0 Running 2,050
25 32 40 Dick May Buick Price Racing 88 88 0 311 0 Alternator 675
26 30 20 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Superior Piping 85 85 0 296 0 Rear end 650
27 24 66 Lake Speed Buick Speed Racing 82 82 0 288 0 Engine 1,275
28 26 70 JD McDuffie Pontiac Bailey Excavating 79 79 0 256 0 Engine 1,250
29 10 44 Terry Labonte Buick J.D. Stacy 81 76 5 230 3 Crash 6,025
30 31 97 Bob Schacht Oldsmobile Test Tube 73 73 0 219 0 Cylinder 550
31 34 63 Jocko Maggiacomo Oldsmobile Shaw Motors 70 70 0 189 0 Push rod 540
32 33 48 James Hylton Pontiac Palatine Auto Parts 67 67 0 123 0 Engine 1,180
33 28 60 Bob Riley Pontiac Snellman Brothers Construction 64 64 0 49 0 Engine 520
34 8 15 Benny Parsons Ford Melling Tool 61 61 0 31 0 Overheating 5,960