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Richard Petty

1981 NASCAR Winston Cup Results


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Glossary

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Race Site Cars St Fin # Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points Rank
1Riverside3617542STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet119/1194,250running41605
2Daytona42 8143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Buick200/20090,575running271802
3Richmond30 3343STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick399/4009,775running391701
4Rockingham37 3343STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick492/49214,370running251701
5Atlanta42143843STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick113/3286,370engine34542
6Bristol31 92943STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick116/5005,010engine1813
7North Wilkesboro3113143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick400/40018,850running891802
8Darlington36 93343STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick25/3676,465oil pan0646
9Martinsville31152843STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick40/5005,070crash0797
10Talladega40213943STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick1/1886,735crash0468
11Nashville27 7443STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick419/4206,950running01608
12Dover32 91943STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick368/5006,570rear end31118
13Charlotte42 32443STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick296/40011,700engine4968
14College Station34 5443STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick199/20012,550running01608
15Riverside35 3343STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick95/9512,200running251707
16Michigan3712643STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick200/2008,950running11557
17Daytona4214343STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick160/16017,200running71706
18Nashville30 9943STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick417/4205,675running01386
19Pocono35 4243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick200/20018,915running361756
20Talladega42204043STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick12/1886,650oil pan0438
21Michigan36 7143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick200/20023,750running641855
22Bristol30102443STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick73/5005,060cylinder head0916
23Darlington40 83043STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick278/3678,000engine31788
24Richmond32211143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick395/4005,660running31358
25Dover34111043STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick494/5007,575running21398
26Martinsville30161843STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick357/5005,200engine01097
27North Wilkesboro30 92143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick210/4005,425crash11058
28Charlotte41 93043STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick180/3349,125engine15788
29Rockingham3712443STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick492/49210,400running921658
30Atlanta40 32643STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick207/3286,380engine44908
31Riverside4025743STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Wade Thornburg
Buick119/1198,100running01468
Rank is calculated after each race and may not reflect penalties; drivers tied in points are shown with identical ranks.

 31 starts, 7276 of 10417 laps completed (69.8%), 547 laps led

 Win:     3 (  9.7%)     Average start:  10.6     Total Winnings: $369,505
 Top 5:  12 ( 38.7%)     Average finish: 15.4     (excluding bonuses)
 Top 10: 16 ( 51.6%)     DNF: 14