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NASCAR Winston Cup 1981 standings

Championship points standings for the NASCAR Winston Cup 1981

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Darrell WaltripChevrolet
Buick


4880
2.Flag Bobby AllisonChevrolet
Buick


4827
3.Flag Harry GantPontiac
Buick
Chevrolet
Oldsmobile






4213
4.Flag Terry LabonteChevrolet
Buick


4052
5.Flag Jody RidleyFord
Oldsmobile


4002
6.Flag Ricky RuddChevrolet
Oldsmobile
Buick




3991
7.Flag Dale EarnhardtPontiac
3978
8.Flag Richard PettyChevrolet
Buick


3882
9.Flag Dave MarcisPontiac
Buick
Oldsmobile
Dodge
Chevrolet








3510
10.Flag Benny ParsonsFord
3452
11.Flag Buddy ArringtonDodge
3384
12.Flag Kyle PettyChevrolet
Buick


3335
13.Flag Morgan ShepherdDutch Quality StonePontiac
Buick


3264
14.Flag Jimmy MeansMeans RacingChevrolet
Pontiac
Buick
Dodge






3145
16.Flag Tim RichmondOldsmobile
Buick
Chevrolet




3094
17.Flag J.D. McDuffieChevrolet
Pontiac


2996
18.Flag Lake SpeedChevrolet
Oldsmobile
Buick




2820
19.Flag James HyltonPontiac
Chevrolet
Buick




2756
20.Flag Joe MillikanChevrolet
Oldsmobile
Buick
Pontiac






2682
21.Flag Ron BouchardBuick
Pontiac


2597
22.Flag Neil BonnettFord
2449
23.Flag Cecil GordonSacks & Sons RacingBuick
Oldsmobile
Pontiac
Chevrolet






2320
24.Flag Cale YarboroughOldsmobile
Buick


2201
25.Flag Richard ChildressPontiac
Buick


2144
27.Flag Buddy BakerOldsmobile
Buick


1904
28.Flag Joe RuttmanPontiac
Buick


1853
29.Flag Mike AlexanderOldsmobile
Buick


1784
30.Flag Bill ElliottFord
1442
31.Flag Bobby WawakRagan RacingBuick
Pontiac


1212
32.Flag D.K. UlrichBuick
Oldsmobile


1193
33.Flag Johnny RutherfordPontiac
Buick


1143
34.Flag Lennie PondDonlavey RacingBuick
1100
36.Flag Rick NewsomNewsom RacingChevrolet
768
38.Flag Stan BarrettPontiac
718
39.Flag Connie SaylorSpencer RacingOldsmobile
664
40.Flag Gary BaloughLinro MotorsportsChevrolet
Buick


659
41.Flag Rick WilsonOldsmobile
639
42.Flag Mark MartinRoush Racing, Prototype, Ams OilPontiac
615
44.Flag Donnie AllisonOldsmobile
527
45.Flag Geoff BodinePontiac
Buick


420
47.Flag Jack IngramFord
367
50.Flag Don WatermanOldsmobile
Buick


351
64.Flag Rusty WallacePontiac
Buick


323
52.Flag Tommy HoustonHouston RacingBuick
Chevrolet
Oldsmobile




315
53.Flag Bill SchmittBuick
314
54.Flag Don WhittingtonOldsmobile
Chevrolet


300
55.Flag Dick BrooksBuick
Ford


297
56.Flag H.B. BaileyPontiac
288
59.Flag Don PuskarichPuskarich RacingChevrolet
Oldsmobile


279
61.Flag A.J. FoytOldsmobile
271
62.Flag Butch LindleyChevrolet
266
63.Flag Tommy EllisChevrolet
227
65.Flag Slick JohnsonJohnson Racing, Ulrich RacingChevrolet
Buick


216
66.Flag Hershel McGriffDodge
Buick


206
67.Flag Chuck BownBuick
197
69.Flag David PearsonOldsmobile
Chevrolet
Buick




154
70.Flag Bob SchachtOldsmobile
140
72.Flag John BornemanChevrolet
127
74.Flag Jim BownU.s. RacingOldsmobile
Buick


122
76.Flag Ronnie SandersBuick
109
77.Flag Delma CowartBuick
109
80.Flag Bob BondurantPro-PowerOldsmobile
Pontiac


100
82.Flag Joe BooherBuick
Pontiac


97
84.Flag Mark StahlFord
94
89.Flag Charlie GlotzbachBuick
85
92.Flag Mike PotterChevrolet
Buick


79
93.Flag Sterling MarlinChevrolet
Buick


79
94.Flag Dave DionFord
79
95.Flag Elmo LangleyOldsmobile
76
97.Flag Baxter PriceMcWhirter GradingBuick
Chevrolet


73
98.Flag Jimmy InsoloMiller High LifeBuick
73
101.Flag Jocko MaggiacomoShaw MotorsOldsmobile
70
107.Flag Jimmy HensleyBuick
0
110.Flag John AndersonBuick
0
112.Flag Rick BaldwinOldsmobile
0
114.Flag Al LoquastoBuick
0
119.Flag Don SatterfieldSatterfield RacingChevrolet
0
121.Flag Kirk ShelmerdinePontiac
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Darrell Waltrip
12
Most pole positionsFlag Darrell Waltrip
11
Most podium positionsFlag Darrell Waltrip
21
Most podium positions without a winFlag Harry Gant
8
Youngest driverFlag Jim Bown
21 y/o
Oldest driverFlag Hershel McGriff
53 y/o

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
100%U.S.A.Flag Mike Alexander, Bobby Allison, Donnie Allison, John Anderson, Buddy Arrington, H.B. Bailey, Buddy Baker, Rick Baldwin, Mark Martin, Joe Ruttman, Terry Labonte, Dale Earnhardt, Rusty Wallace, Sterling Marlin, Bill Elliott, Kyle Petty, Geoff Bodine, Richard Petty, David Pearson, Benny Parsons, Cale Yarborough, Darrell Waltrip, Morgan Shepherd, James Hylton, Cecil Gordon, Dave Marcis, Richard Childress, Lennie Pond, Harry Gant, Tim Richmond, Ricky Rudd, Don Whittington, Gary Balough, Mike Potter, Don Satterfield, Stan Barrett, Bob Bondurant, Neil Bonnett, Joe Booher, John Borneman, Ron Bouchard, Chuck Bown, Jim Bown, Tommy Houston, Jimmy Hensley, Tommy Ellis, Jack Ingram, Butch Lindley, Lake Speed, Jody Ridley, Joe Millikan, Dick Brooks, Elmo Langley, J.D. McDuffie, Hershel McGriff, Don Waterman, Rick Wilson, Kirk Shelmerdine, A.J. Foyt, Bob Schacht, Jimmy Means, Charlie Glotzbach, Delma Cowart, Bill Schmitt, D.K. Ulrich, Mark Stahl, Dave Dion, Ronnie Sanders, Johnny Rutherford, Al Loquasto, Jimmy Insolo, Baxter Price, Don Puskarich, Bobby Wawak, Connie Saylor, Slick Johnson, Jocko Maggiacomo, Rick Newsom78

Individual driver statistics for the 1981 NASCAR Winston Cup

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Alexander, MikeFlag 23 y/o19000
Allison, BobbyFlag 43 y/o315162
Allison, DonnieFlag 41 y/o6000
Anderson, JohnFlag 37 y/o3000
Arrington, BuddyFlag 42 y/o31000
Bailey, H.B.Flag 44 y/o4000
Baker, BuddyFlag 40 y/o16010
Baldwin, RickFlag 26 y/o1000
Balough, GaryFlag 33 y/o10000
Barrett, StanFlag 38 y/o10000
Bodine, GeoffFlag 32 y/o5000
Bondurant, BobFlag 48 y/o2000
Bonnett, NeilFlag 34 y/o22341
Booher, JoeFlag 40 y/o4000
Borneman, JohnFlag 32 y/o1000
Bouchard, RonFlag 32 y/o22111
Bown, ChuckFlag 27 y/o3000
Bown, JimFlag 21 y/o2000
Brooks, DickFlag 39 y/o5000
Childress, RichardFlag 35 y/o21000
Cowart, DelmaFlag 39 y/o1000
Dion, DaveFlag 37 y/o1000
Earnhardt, DaleFlag 30 y/o31050
Elliott, BillFlag 25 y/o13001
Ellis, TommyFlag 33 y/o4000
Foyt, A.J.Flag 46 y/o3000
Gant, HarryFlag 41 y/o31083
Glotzbach, CharlieFlag 43 y/o1000
Gordon, CecilFlag 40 y/o25000
Hensley, JimmyFlag 35 y/o1000
Houston, TommyFlag 36 y/o7000
Hylton, JamesFlag 46 y/o28000
Ingram, JackFlag 44 y/o5000
Insolo, JimmyFlag 38 y/o1000
Johnson, SlickFlag 33 y/o4000
Labonte, TerryFlag 24 y/o31042
Langley, ElmoFlag 52 y/o1000
Lindley, ButchFlag 33 y/o3000
Loquasto, AlFlag 41 y/o1000
Maggiacomo, JockoFlag 33 y/o1000
Marcis, DaveFlag 40 y/o31021
Marlin, SterlingFlag 24 y/o2000
Martin, MarkFlag 22 y/o5012
McDuffie, J.D.Flag 42 y/o28000
McGriff, HershelFlag 53 y/o3000
Means, JimmyFlag 31 y/o30000
Millikan, JoeFlag 31 y/o23010
Newsom, RickFlag 31 y/o9000
Parsons, BennyFlag 39 y/o31360
Pearson, DavidFlag 46 y/o6001
Petty, KyleFlag 21 y/o31000
Petty, RichardFlag 43 y/o31380
Pond, LennieFlag 40 y/o12000
Potter, MikeFlag 31 y/o6000
Price, BaxterFlag 42 y/o2000
Puskarich, DonFlag 42 y/o3000
Richmond, TimFlag 26 y/o29000
Ridley, JodyFlag 39 y/o31110
Rudd, RickyFlag 24 y/o31073
Rutherford, JohnnyFlag 43 y/o12000
Ruttman, JoeFlag 36 y/o17010
Sanders, RonnieFlag 35 y/o1000
Satterfield, DonFlag 27 y/o1000
Saylor, ConnieFlag 41 y/o7000
Schacht, BobFlag 31 y/o2000
Schmitt, BillFlag 45 y/o3000
Shelmerdine, KirkFlag 23 y/o1000
Shepherd, MorganFlag 39 y/o29111
Speed, LakeFlag 33 y/o27000
Stahl, MarkFlag 29 y/o1000
Ulrich, D.K.Flag 37 y/o15000
Wallace, RustyFlag 24 y/o4000
Waltrip, DarrellFlag 34 y/o31122111
Waterman, DonFlag 31 y/o3000
Wawak, BobbyFlag 41 y/o14000
Whittington, DonFlag 35 y/o3000
Wilson, RickFlag 28 y/o8000
Yarborough, CaleFlag 42 y/o18252
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