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1982-83 American Championship Car season
Series  : USAC Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Tom Sneva
Previous: 1981-82 Next: 1983-84

The 1982–83 USAC Championship Car season consisted of four races, beginning in Springfield, Illinois on August 14, 1982 and concluding in Speedway, Indiana on May 29, 1983. The USAC National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Tom Sneva.

Schedule and resultsEdit

All races running on Oval/Speedway.

Rnd Date Race Name Length Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 August 14 USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen 100 Template:Convert/mi Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt USAflagsmall Sheldon Kinser USAflagsmall Bobby Olivero
2 September 6 USAflagsmall Ted Horn Memorial Template:Convert/mi DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Du Quoin, Illinois Dirt USAflagsmall Gary Bettenhausen USAflagsmall Gary Bettenhausen
3 December 4 USAflagsmall Nazareth 100 Template:Convert/mi Nazareth National Speedway Nazareth, Pennsylvania Dirt USAflagsmall Bob Cicconi USAflagsmall Keith Kauffman
4 May 29 USAflagsmall Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Template:Convert/mi Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Paved 22px-Flag of Italy Teo Fabi USAflagsmall Tom Sneva

Final points standingsEdit

Note: The driver who haven't entry at the Indy500 not eligible for points.

Pos Driver SPR
USAflagsmall
DQSF
USAflagsmall
NAZ
USAflagsmall
INDY
USAflagsmall
Pts
1 USAflagsmall Tom Sneva 1* 1000
2 USAflagsmall Al Unser 2 800
3 USAflagsmall Rick Mears 3 700
4 25px-AustraliaFLAG Geoff Brabham 4 600
5 USAflagsmall Mark Alderson 4 7 5 DNQ 560
6 USAflagsmall Kevin Cogan 5 500
7 USAflagsmall Joe Saldana 2 8 30 DNP 422
8 USAflagsmall Gary Bettenhausen 1 24 DNQ 406
9 USAflagsmall Howdy Holmes 6 400
10 USAflagsmall Ken Schrader 8 12 4 DNQ 360
11 USAflagsmall Larry Rice 6 6 DNQ 320
12 USAflagsmall Pancho Carter 7 300
13 USAflagsmall Rich Vogler 20 19 3 DNQ 296
14 USAflagsmall Sheldon Kinser 3 20 DNS DNQ 288
15 USAflagsmall Bobby Olivero 1 3 26 DNQ 284
16 USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi 8 250
17 USAflagsmall Al Unser, Jr. 10 150
18 USAflagsmall Steve Chassey 2 19 11 100
19 USAflagsmall George Snider 15 9 32 95
20 USAflagsmall Chris Kneifel 12 50
21 USAflagsmall Mike Mosley 13 25
22 USAflagsmall Gordon Johncock 14 25
23 USAflagsmall Dick Simon 15 25
24 USAflagsmall Michael Chandler 16 25
25 USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. 17 20
26 USAflagsmall Bill Whittington 18 20
27 22px-Flag of Ireland Derek Daly 19 20
28 USAflagsmall Bobby Rahal 20 20
29 USAflagsmall Jerry Nemire 21 18 19 DNP 16
30 USAflagsmall Danny Ongais 21 15
31 USAflagsmall Johnny Parsons, Jr. 22 15
32 USAflagsmall Mario Andretti 23 15
33 25px-Mexicoflag Josele Garza 25 10
34 USAflagsmall Don Whittington, Jr. 27 10
35 USAflagsmall Roger Mears 28 10
36 USAflagsmall Gary Irvin 22 6
37 USAflagsmall Steve Krisiloff 29 5
38 USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt 31 5
39 USAflagsmall Roger Rager 26 DNQ 4
- USAflagsmall Keith Kauffman 18 16 1 0
- USAflagsmall Bill Engelhart 9 4 2 0
- USAflagsmall Rick Hood 7 5 0
- USAflagsmall Ron Shuman 5 24 12 0
- USAflagsmall Paul Koch 6 0
- USAflagsmall Steve Siegel 7 0
- USAflagsmall Gary Hieber 8 0
- USAflagsmall Scott Brayton 9 0
- USAflagsmall Mike Peters 11 9 0
- USAflagsmall Jerry Weeks 10 28 0
- USAflagsmall Walt Kennedy 10 0
- USAflagsmall Danny Frye, Jr. 10 0
- USAflagsmall Steve Kinser 11 17 0
- USAflagsmall Tracy Potter 11 0
- USAflagsmall Dana Carter 12 21 23 0
- USAflagsmall Joe McCarthy 13 16 0
- USAflagsmall Ron Burke 13 0
- USAflagsmall Ed Angle 13 0
- USAflagsmall Bob Cicconi 23 14 22 0
- USAflagsmall Doug Wolfgang 14 0
- USAflagsmall Bobby Allen 14 0
- USAflagsmall Larry Dickson DNQ 15 0
- USAflagsmall Arnie Knepper 15 0
- USAflagsmall Elvin Felty 16 0
- USAflagsmall Chuck Amati 17 21 DNS 0
- USAflagsmall Mike Gregg 17 0
- USAflagsmall Smokey Snellbaker 18 0
- USAflagsmall Mike Winblad 19 0
- USAflagsmall Manny Rockhold 20 0
- USAflagsmall Duke Cook 22 0
- USAflagsmall Barry Camp 23 0
- USAflagsmall Emmitt Hahn 24 0
- 25px-AustraliaFLAG Dennis Firestone 24 0
- USAflagsmall Steve Cannon 25 27 0
- USAflagsmall Tom Bigelow 25 DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Brian Seidel 25 0
- 22px-Flag of Italy Teo Fabi 26 0
- USAflagsmall Patrick Bedard 30 0
- USAflagsmall Chet Fillip 33 0
- USAflagsmall Bill Alsup DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Jim Buick DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Phil Caliva DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Larry Cannon DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Steve Chassey DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Chuck Ciprich DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Dick Ferguson DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Bob Frey DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Amber Furst DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Spike Gehlhausen DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Pete Halsmer DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Bob Harkey DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Doug Heveron DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Herm Johnson DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Jerry Karl DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Phil Krueger DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Bob Lazier DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Greg Leffler DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Al Loquasto DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Harry MacDonald DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall John Mahler DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Mack McClellan DNQ 0
- 25px-Newzealandflag Graham McRae DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall John Paul, Jr. DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Dave Peperak DNQ 0
- 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Teddy Pilette DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Johnny Rutherford DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Jerry Sneva DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Bill Tempero DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Bill Vukovich, Jr. DNQ 0
- 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Desiré Wilson DNQ 0
- Flag of Peru.svg Jorge Koechlin DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Lee Kunzman DNP 0
- 25px-Newzealandflag Dave McMillan DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Chip Mead DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Bill Puterbaugh DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Harry Sauce DNP 0
Pos Driver SPR
USAflagsmall
DQSF
USAflagsmall
NAZ
USAflagsmall
INDY
USAflagsmall
Pts
Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th & 5th place
Light Blue 6th-10th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Top 10)
Purple Did not finish
(Ret)
Red Did not qualify
(DNQ)
Brown Withdrawn
(Wth)
Black Disqualified
(DSQ)
White Did not start
(DNS)
Blank Did not
participate
(DNP)
Not competing
In-line notation
Bold Pole position
Italics Ran fastest race lap
* Led most race laps
Rookie of the Year
Rookie

ReferencesEdit

from the original on 2009-05-13. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/980-1983/. Retrieved 2009-05-11. 


from the original on 2009-05-13. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1982-83.htm. Retrieved 2009-05-11. 


See alsoEdit

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