RESULTS

1981 Official Race Results : Talladega 500

Talladega 500 | August 02, 1981 | Race 20 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 10 47 Ron Bouchard * Buick Race Hill Farm 180/5 188 Running 38,905
2 13 11 Darrell Waltrip Buick Mountain Dew 175/5 188 Running 23,000
3 4 44 Terry Labonte Buick Stratagraph 170/5 188 Running 18,500
4 1 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 165/5 188 Running 10,000
5 2 28 Bobby Allison Buick Hardee's 165/10 188 Running 17,825
6 35 66 Lake Speed Buick Speed Racing Team 155/5 187 Running 9,345
7 31 42 Kyle Petty Buick STP 146/0 187 Running 6,800
8 27 90 Jody Ridley Ford Trux. / Sunny King Ford / Honda 142/0 187 Running 7,665
9 16 22 Stan Barrett Pontiac Skoal Bandit 138/0 186 Running 3,575
10 14 71 Dave Marcis Buick Paul Young Leasing 134/0 185 Running 6,305
11 18 9 Bill Elliott Ford Mell-Gear Tuning Components 130/0 185 Running 3,200
12 26 86 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Buick Cal-Tex 127/0 184 Running 3,175
13 22 15 Benny Parsons Ford Melling Tool Company 124/0 184 Running 8,450
14 40 99 Terry Herman Buick Kargas Sports / Jim Davis PE 183 Running 5,535
15 32 19 Dick May Buick Belden Asphalt 118/0 181 Running 2,800
16 28 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Broadway Motors 115/0 180 Running 5,200
17 34 24 Cecil Gordon Buick Gordon Racing 112/0 180 Running 4,865
18 37 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 109/0 177 Running 4,605
19 39 94 Bobby Wawak Buick Louise Smith Special 106/0 175 Running 2,550
20 9 62 Rick Wilson Oldsmobile Florida Equipment & Service 103/0 148 Accident 2,625
21 19 98 Rusty Wallace Pontiac Levi Garrett 100/0 147 Engine Failure 2,225
22 8 6 Joe Ruttman Buick 5 Racers Corp. 97/0 134 No Brakes 2,175
23 12 88 Ricky Rudd Buick Gatorade 94/0 133 Running 7,575
24 11 68 Lennie Pond Buick 5 Racers Corp. 91/0 113 Rear End 2,075
25 41 75 Gary Balough Buick 5 Racers Corp. PE 113 Engine Failure 3,570
26 17 3 Richard Childress Pontiac Ronnie Steele 85/0 111 Engine Failure 3,550
27 36 17 Mike Potter Buick Kings Inn Daytona PE 100 Transmission 3,490
28 5 27 Cale Yarborough Buick Valvoline 84/5 83 Accident 2,725
29 3 2 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac Wrangler Jeans 81/5 83 Transmission 9,375
30 30 50 Bruce Hill Buick Native Tan 73/0 75 Engine Failure 1,700
31 38 38 Sandy Satullo Buick Copper Kettle Marina 70/0 68 Engine Failure 1,500
32 7 1 Buddy Baker Buick Uno 67/0 64 Engine Failure 1,475
33 29 4 Connie Saylor Oldsmobile Ball Equipment Company 64/0 64 Broken Rocker Arm 1,450
34 33 12 Tim Richmond Buick Uno 61/0 58 Engine Failure 1,425
35 24 37 Mike Alexander Buick Roger's Auto Leasing 58/0 55 Engine Failure 1,700
36 15 5 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac Performance Connection 55/0 55 Engine Failure 6,325
37 6 21 Neil Bonnett Ford Purolator 57/5 41 Ignition 2,150
38 23 13 Jack Ingram Ford Carolina Tool & Equipment 49/0 29 Broken Valve Spring 1,325
39 25 48 James Hylton Buick STP 46/0 29 Vibration 3,005
40 20 43 Richard Petty Buick STP 43/0 12 Oil Pan 6,650
41 21 67 Buddy Arrington Chrysler Hill's Racing 40/0 10 Broken Valve 2,735
42 42 25 Joe Booher Pontiac Thomas Racing PE 4 Engine Failure 1,700
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 156.737 mph
Margin of Victory: 2 feet
Time of Race: 03:11:26
Lead Changes: 39
Cautions: 8 for 36 laps.
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