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RESULTS

1981 Official Race Results : Champion 400

Champion 400 | August 16, 1981 | Race 21 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 7 43 Richard Petty Buick STP 185/10 200 Running 23,750
2 15 11 Darrell Waltrip Buick Mountain Dew 175/5 200 Running 17,525
3 9 88 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Gatorade 165/0 200 Running 15,150
4 8 33 Harry Gant Pontiac Skoal Bandit 165/5 200 Running 6,000
5 19 1 Buddy Baker Buick Uno 155/0 200 Running 5,175
6 5 2 Joe Ruttman Pontiac J.D. Stacy Racing PE 200 Running 9,375
7 12 28 Bobby Allison Buick Hardee's 151/5 200 Running 8,950
8 6 9 Bill Elliott Ford Mell-Gear Tuning Components 142/0 200 Running 3,525
9 10 3 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac Wrangler Jeans 138/0 200 Running 7,955
10 20 37 Mike Alexander Buick Roger's Auto Leasing 134/0 200 Running 3,700
11 21 71 Dave Marcis Buick Transmissions Unlimited 135/5 200 Running 5,295
12 18 90 Jody Ridley Ford Trux. / Sunny King Ford / Hon. 132/5 200 Running 6,275
13 16 98 Johnny Rutherford Pontiac Levi Garrett 129/5 199 Running 2,175
14 4 44 Terry Labonte Buick Stratagraph 126/5 199 Running 7,550
15 22 66 Lake Speed Buick Speed Racing 118/0 199 Running 4,155
16 25 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac Bailey Excavating 115/0 199 Running 3,960
17 2 27 Cale Yarborough Buick Valvoline 117/5 198 Running 2,445
18 3 75 Gary Balough Buick Chaparral Trailers PE 198 Running 3,975
19 17 42 Kyle Petty Buick STP 106/0 197 Running 3,250
20 30 99 Rick Knoop Buick Kargessport PE 197 Running 3,405
21 31 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 105/5 197 Running 2,760
22 29 40 Joe Booher Buick Booher Farms 97/0 196 Running 1,020
23 24 5 Joe Millikan Pontiac Performance Connection 94/0 195 Running 6,335
24 26 24 Cecil Gordon Buick Gordon Racing 91/0 195 Running 2,470
25 33 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Broadway Motors 88/0 186 Running 2,575
26 13 15 Benny Parsons Ford Melling Tool Company 90/5 173 Broken Valve Spring 6,725
27 36 48 James Hylton Pontiac Palatine Automotive 87/5 156 Running 2,520
28 11 21 Neil Bonnett Ford Warner W. Hodgdon / Nat'l Eng 84/5 155 Broken Valve Spring 1,700
29 1 47 Ron Bouchard * Buick J.D. Stacy Racing 76/0 85 Engine Failure 3,540
30 23 12 Tim Richmond Buick Uno 73/0 53 Engine Failure 765
31 35 94 Bobby Wawak Buick Wawak Racing 70/0 28 Oil Pump 1,150
32 28 97 Bob Schacht Oldsmobile Test Tube 67/0 22 Transmission 740
33 32 50 Bruce Hill Buick Hill Racing 64/0 21 Drive Shaft 1,130
34 14 02 Morgan Shepherd Buick Amsoil 61/0 20 Accident 1,120
35 27 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Hills Racing 58/0 13 Broken Valve 1,945
36 34 19 Dick May Buick Belden Asphalt 55/0 4 Camshaft 1,100
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 123.457 mph
Margin of Victory: 1 car length
Time of Race: 03:14:24
Lead Changes: 65
Cautions: 9 for 51 laps.