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RESULTS

1981 Official Race Results : Valleydale 500

Valleydale 500 | March 29, 1981 | Race 6 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 1 11 Darrell Waltrip Buick Mountain Dew 185/10 500 Running 22,450
2 5 88 Ricky Rudd Oldsmobile Gatorade 170/0 500 Running 14,375
3 11 28 Bobby Allison Pontiac Tuf-Lon 165/0 500 Running 10,450
4 7 5 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac Performance Connection 165/5 500 Running 4,600
5 8 15 Benny Parsons Ford Melling Tool Company 160/5 499 Running 7,375
6 6 90 Jody Ridley Ford Truxmore / Sunny King 150/0 497 Running 5,920
7 4 44 Terry Labonte Buick Stratagraph 151/5 495 Running 6,550
8 14 48 Harry Gant Pontiac Palatine Automotive 147/5 493 Running 4,270
9 21 66 Lake Speed Oldsmobile Speed Racing 138/0 491 Running 3,800
10 13 99 Tim Richmond Buick Uno 134/0 491 Running 3,590
11 23 42 Kyle Petty Buick STP 130/0 487 Running 1,400
12 12 37 Mike Alexander Oldsmobile Rogers Auto 127/0 486 Running 1,300
13 19 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Hills Racing 124/0 485 Running 3,020
14 26 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Broadway Motors 121/0 480 Running 2,810
15 24 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Honda 118/0 479 Running 2,600
16 20 3 Richard Childress Pontiac Nichols 115/0 476 Running 2,415
17 18 75 Joe Millikan Buick Rahmoc Racing 117/5 474 Running 2,230
18 10 25 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac Thomas 109/0 473 Running 2,020
19 17 45 D.k. Ulrich Buick McWhirter Grading PE 473 Running 850
20 31 17 Steve Spencer Chevrolet Slick 50 103/0 468 Running 1,625
21 25 24 Cecil Gordon Buick Brian's Steakhouse 100/0 461 Running 1,600
22 22 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac Bailey Excavating 97/0 377 Broken Valve 925
23 30 20 Rick Newsom Chevrolet City Chevy 94/0 356 Engine Failure 650
24 3 47 Ron Bouchard * Buick Race Hill Farm PE 349 Engine Failure 875
25 15 26 Butch Lindley Chevrolet Lindley Racing 88/5 194 Engine Failure 600
26 27 50 Bruce Hill Buick Hill 85/0 184 Broken Wheel Studs 590
27 28 86 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Oldsmobile Howard & Egerton Racing 82/0 164 Broken Sway Bar 580
28 2 2 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac Wrangler Jeans 84/5 140 Engine Failure 7,270
29 9 43 Richard Petty Buick STP 81/5 116 Accident 5,010
30 29 06 Ernie Cline Pontiac Bush Inc. 73/0 77 Brake Failure 550
31 16 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet W.H. Bolin / Hudson 75/5 60 Rear End 1,100
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 89.53 mph
Margin of Victory: 2.5 seconds
Time of Race: 02:58:36
Lead Changes: 21
Cautions: 8 for 44 laps.