RESULTS

1981 Official Race Results : Carolina 500

Carolina 500 | March 01, 1981 | Race 4 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 4 11 Darrell Waltrip Buick Mountain Dew 180/5 492 Running 21,655
2 1 27 Cale Yarborough Buick Valvoline PE 492 Running 12,370
3 3 43 Richard Petty Buick STP 170/5 492 Running 14,370
4 8 21 Neil Bonnett Ford Purolator 165/5 492 Running 6,920
5 6 1 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Uno 160/5 491 Running 3,895
6 2 28 Bobby Allison Pontiac Tuf-Lon 155/5 491 Running 9,470
7 14 75 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Rahmoc Racing 151/5 488 Running 6,230
8 26 42 Kyle Petty Buick STP 142/0 486 Running 2,670
9 15 66 Lake Speed Buick George's T-Shirts 138/0 482 Running 2,770
10 32 86 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Buick Howard & Egerton Racing 134/0 477 Running 3,170
11 23 25 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac Thomas Racing 130/0 476 Running 4,680
12 28 98 Johnny Rutherford Pontiac Levi Garrett 127/0 473 Running 1,870
13 24 37 Mike Alexander Oldsmobile Rogers Auto Leasing PE 470 Running 1,700
14 30 94 Bobby Wawak Buick Louise Smith 121/0 469 Running 1,570
15 17 71 Dave Marcis Dodge Buck Stove 118/0 452 Running 3,810
16 22 99 Tim Richmond Buick Uno 115/0 450 Running 3,500
17 34 79 Jody Ridley Oldsmobile Miller Roofing 112/0 443 Engine Failure 4,290
18 7 47 Harry Gant Buick Race Hill Farm 114/5 427 Engine Failure 3,070
19 37 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 106/0 424 Running 2,860
20 21 48 James Hylton Pontiac Palatine Automotive 103/0 421 Running 2,730
21 9 44 Terry Labonte Buick Apache Stove 105/5 412 Accident 6,270
22 16 3 Richard Childress Pontiac Childress Racing 97/0 409 Engine Failure 2,420
23 35 24 Cecil Gordon Buick South Hill Texaco 94/0 395 Running 2,235
24 10 15 Benny Parsons Ford Melling Tool Company 91/0 379 Accident 6,200
25 12 53 Slick Johnson Chevrolet Johnson Racing 88/0 298 Accident 725
26 11 2 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac Wrangler Jeans 85/0 285 Accident 8,250
27 33 17 Glenn Jarrett Chevrolet Kings Inn Daytona 82/0 277 Overheating 1,915
28 13 5 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac Performance Connection 79/0 268 Broken Drive Shaft 650
29 29 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Broadway Motors 76/0 254 Accident 1,855
30 20 16 David Pearson Chevrolet Halpern Enterprises 73/0 225 Engine Failure 675
31 5 88 Ricky Rudd Oldsmobile Gatorade 75/5 224 Accident 6,045
32 36 20 Rick Newsom Chevrolet Newsom Racing 67/0 218 Clutch 590
33 19 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac Bailey Excavating 64/0 188 Transmission 1,805
34 18 12 Donnie Allison Oldsmobile 5 Racers Corp. 61/0 109 Broken Oil Line 580
35 27 62 Rick Wilson Oldsmobile Florida Equipment & Service 58/0 97 No Brakes 575
36 31 22 Stan Barrett Pontiac Skoal Bandit PE 61 Accident 570
37 25 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 52/0 34 Engine Failure 1,770
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 114.594 mph
Margin of Victory: 5.5 seconds
Time of Race: 04:21:59
Lead Changes: 36
Cautions: 14 for 75 laps.
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