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RESULTS

1981 Official Race Results : Atl. Journal 500

Atl. Journal 500 | November 08, 1981 | Race 30 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 5 21 Neil Bonnett Ford Hodgdon / National Engineering 185/10 328 Running 31,500
2 2 11 Darrell Waltrip Buick Mountain Dew 175/5 328 Running 17,350
3 21 27 Cale Yarborough Buick Valvoline 170/5 328 Running 8,800
4 6 28 Bobby Allison Buick Hardee's 160/0 328 Running 12,090
5 26 90 Jody Ridley Ford Truxmore / Sunny King 160/5 328 Running 11,700
6 4 9 Bill Elliott Ford Mell-Gear Tuning Components 150/0 328 Running 6,200
7 12 44 Terry Labonte Buick J.D. Stacy Racing 151/5 328 Running 9,630
8 19 42 Kyle Petty Buick STP 147/5 328 Running 6,155
9 13 1 Buddy Baker Buick Uno 143/5 328 Running 3,040
10 15 5 Joe Millikan Pontiac Performance Connection 134/0 327 Running 7,820
11 32 62 Rick Wilson Oldsmobile Florida Equipment & Service 135/5 327 Running 3,000
12 33 4 Connie Saylor Oldsmobile Spencer Racing 127/0 323 Running 2,550
13 28 13 Dick Brooks Ford Carolina Tool & Equipment 124/0 323 Running 2,350
14 18 66 Lake Speed Buick Ron Steele 121/0 321 Running 4,900
15 26 16 Chuck Bown Buick Rose Auto Wrecking 118/0 320 Engine Failure 2,125
16 39 17 John Anderson Chevrolet Kings Inn / Busch PE 316 Running 4,545
17 34 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Kyle Petty's Boot Barn 112/0 315 Running 4,310
18 40 0 Delma Cowart Buick Coastal Transmission 109/0 315 Running 1,940
19 24 48 James Hylton Buick Palatine Automotive 106/0 303 Running 4,045
20 1 33 Harry Gant Pontiac Skoal Bandit 108/5 291 Engine Failure 5,565
21 16 37 Tim Richmond Buick Roger's Auto Leasing 100/0 287 Engine Failure 2,945
22 35 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 97/0 277 Running 3,300
23 37 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac Bailey Excavating 94/0 259 Water Pump 3,035
24 9 3 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac Wrangler Jeans 91/0 222 Engine Failure 4,290
25 8 2 Joe Ruttman Buick J.D. Stacy Racing 92/5 207 Engine Failure 6,420
26 3 43 Richard Petty Buick STP 89/5 207 Engine Failure 6,380
27 30 99 D.k. Ulrich Buick Ulrich Racing 81/0 198 Engine Failure 2,195
28 22 71 Dave Marcis Buick J.D. Stacy Racing 79/0 174 Broken Valve Spring 2,175
29 31 72 Rusty Wallace Buick Kangaroos PE 156 Oil Pressure 1,900
30 10 01 Geoffrey Bodine Buick Downey's Auto Parts PE 143 Engine Failure 890
31 20 96 Morgan Shepherd Buick Levi Garrett 70/0 123 Oil Pump 860
32 38 46 Travis Tiller Chevrolet Ring Enterprises 67/0 111 Engine Failure 850
33 7 55 Tommy Ellis Chevrolet Industrial Boilers 64/0 97 Engine Failure 840
34 17 75 Gary Balough Buick Chaparral Trailers 61/0 89 Accident 2,085
35 36 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Broadway Motors 58/0 66 Engine Failure 2,055
36 11 15 Benny Parsons Ford Melling Tool Company 55/0 42 Steering 6,250
37 27 98 Johnny Rutherford Buick Levi Garrett 52/0 39 Transmission 640
38 14 88 Ricky Rudd Buick Gatorade 49/0 36 Engine Failure 6,070
39 23 47 Ron Bouchard * Buick J.D. Stacy Racing 46/0 23 Engine Failure 1,065
40 29 36 H.B. Bailey Pontiac Almeda Auto Parts PE 1 Accident 550
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 130.391 mph
Margin of Victory: one half car length
Time of Race: 03:49:43
Lead Changes: 36
Cautions: 7 for 50 laps.