OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WINSTON WESTERN 500

Bobby Allison won the 1981 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Winston Western 500 at Riverside International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Riverside International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Riverside
  • LENGTH: 2.620 Miles
  • SURFACE: Road Course
  • PURSE: $162,920

RACE

  • NUMBER: 1
  • NAME: Winston Western 500
  • DATE: 01-11-1981
  • LAPS / MILES: 119 / 312
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 31

WINNER

  • NAME: Bobby Allison
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 95.263
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 15
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 28 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Tuf-Lon 185 175 10 119 37 Running 24,600
2 4 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Apache Stove 175 170 5 119 32 Running 19,600
3 6 2 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac Wrangler 165 165 0 119 0 Running 16,325
4 10 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet McDonald's 165 160 5 119 11 Running 8,510
5 17 42 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 160 155 5 119 4 Running 4,250
6 14 78 Jim Robinson Chevrolet San Fernando Valley Lumber 150 150 0 118 0 Running 4,960
7 22 90 Jody Ridley Ford Truxmore / Sunny King 146 146 0 117 0 Running 5,990
8 19 86 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Buick Howard & Egerton 142 142 0 117 0 Running 2,950
9 31 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Hills Racing 138 138 0 117 0 Running 4,430
10 32 38 Don Waterman Oldsmobile St. John's Auto Parts 134 134 0 117 0 Running 3,970
11 29 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Auto Parts 130 130 0 117 0 Running 3,900
12 27 81 John Borneman Chevrolet Borneman Plastering 127 127 0 116 0 Running 3,140
13 9 75 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Hodgdon / Mike Curb 129 124 5 115 1 Running 3,430
14 13 93 Don Whittington Chevrolet Road Atlanta 121 121 0 115 0 Running 1,600
15 28 17 Harry Gant Chevrolet Kings Inn Daytona 118 118 0 114 0 Running 3,120
16 11 15 Benny Parsons Ford Melling Tool 115 115 0 113 0 Running 6,850
17 1 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Mountain Dew 117 112 5 108 3 Running 8,800
18 34 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Broadway Motors 109 109 0 108 0 Running 2,760
19 3 88 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Gatorade 111 106 5 98 19 Engine 6,950
20 15 43 Kyle Petty Chevrolet STP 103 103 0 96 0 Engine 6,645
21 26 03 Bob Bondurant Oldsmobile Pro-Power Engines 100 100 0 93 0 Engine 1,130
22 12 73 Bill Schmitt Buick Pro-Power Engines 97 97 0 85 0 Crash 1,845
23 20 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 94 94 0 84 0 Crash 2,310
24 35 94 Steve Pfeifer Chevrolet Pfeifer Racing 91 91 0 83 0 Suspension 1,055
25 30 64 John Gunn Chevrolet Auto Merchant 88 88 0 67 0 Clutch 2,225
26 25 08 Rick McCray Chevrolet McCray Racing 85 85 0 66 0 Transmission 1,655
27 7 21 Neil Bonnett Ford Purolator 87 82 5 59 9 Transmission 1,405
28 8 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Buck Stove / Hudson Transmission 84 79 5 55 3 Engine 1,355
29 18 99 Tim Richmond Chevrolet UNO 76 76 0 53 0 Lifter 1,305
30 16 9 Jimmy Insolo Buick Trick Instant H.P. 73 73 0 41 0 Suspension 755
31 5 11W Roy Smith Oldsmobile Aircraft Standards 70 70 0 25 0 Engine 1,800
32 21 13 Don Puskarich Chevrolet Puskarich Racing 67 67 0 14 0 Sump 650
33 23 01 Hershel McGriff Dodge Lake's Drywall 64 64 0 10 0 Engine 600
34 33 66 Lake Speed Chevrolet Speed Racing 61 61 0 4 0 Engine 550
35 36 2W Robert Tartaglia Chevrolet Tartaglia Racing 58 58 0 4 0 Valve 500
36 24 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon Racing 55 55 0 2 0 Engine 1,000