NASCAR Cup Series

Race Results

CRC Chemicals 500

@ Dover International Speedway

September 20th, 1981 - Race #25 of the 1981 NASCAR Cup Series Season

  • Laps: 500
  • Miles: 500.0
  • Average Speed: 119.561 mph
  • Cautions: 4
  • Caution Laps: 22
  • Lead Changes: 17
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Race Results 1981 CRC Chemicals 500 - Dover International Speedway
FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS Laps Led STUS
1 3 21 Neil Bonnett Ford 185 175 10 500 185 Running
2 2 11 Darrell Waltrip Buick 175 170 5 499 1 Running
3 9 28 Bobby Allison Buick 170 165 5 499 74 Running
4 17 47 Ron Bouchard Buick 160 160 0 495 0 Running
5 1 88 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet 160 155 5 495 55 Running
6 5 2 Joe Ruttman Pontiac 155 150 5 495 1 Running
7 7 42 Kyle Petty Buick 146 146 0 495 0 Running
8 12 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet 147 142 5 495 1 Running
9 15 37 Tim Richmond Buick 138 138 0 494 0 Running
10 11 43 Richard Petty Buick 139 134 5 494 2 Running
11 16 90 Jody Ridley Ford 130 130 0 493 0 Running
12 18 24 Morgan Shepherd Buick 127 127 0 492 0 Running
13 6 27 Cale Yarborough Buick 124 124 0 492 0 Running
14 19 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge 121 121 0 490 0 Running
15 22 3 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac 118 118 0 490 0 Running
16 21 68 Lennie Pond Buick 115 115 0 490 0 Running
17 4 75 Gary Balough Buick 112 112 0 487 0 Running
18 25 99 DK Ulrich Buick 109 109 0 482 0 Running
19 20 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac 106 106 0 481 0 Running
20 27 25 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac 103 103 0 479 0 Running
21 13 5 Joe Millikan Pontiac 100 100 0 474 0 Running
22 29 17 Lowell Cowell Chevrolet 97 97 0 468 0 Running
23 14 33 Harry Gant Pontiac 99 94 5 437 178 Engine
24 23 64 Tommy Gale Ford 91 91 0 404 0 Running
25 32 40 Dick May Buick 88 88 0 311 0 Alternator
26 30 20 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet 85 85 0 296 0 Rear end
27 24 66 Lake Speed Buick 82 82 0 288 0 Engine
28 26 70 JD McDuffie Pontiac 79 79 0 256 0 Engine
29 10 44 Terry Labonte Buick 81 76 5 230 3 Crash
30 31 97 Bob Schacht Oldsmobile 73 73 0 219 0 Cylinder
31 34 63 Jocko Maggiacomo Oldsmobile 70 70 0 189 0 Push rod
32 33 48 James Hylton Pontiac 67 67 0 123 0 Engine
33 28 60 Bob Riley Pontiac 64 64 0 49 0 Engine
34 8 15 Benny Parsons Ford 61 61 0 31 0 Overheating