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22px-Flag of the United Kingdom  1983 British Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 15 in the 1983 Formula One season
Silverstone 1975
Date 16 July 1983
Official name XXXVI Marlboro British Grand Prix
Location Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, Great Britain
Course Permanent racing facility
4.719 km (2.932 mi)</td></tr>
Distance 67 laps, 316.173 km (196.461 mi)</td></tr>
Pole position
Driver 22px-Flag of France René Arnoux Ferrari
Time 1:09.462[1]
Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag of France Alain Prost Renault
Time 1:14.212[2] on lap 32
Podium
First 22px-Flag of France Alain Prost Renault
Second 25px-Brazilflag Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW
Third 22px-Flag of France Patrick Tambay Ferrari

The 1983 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Silverstone on 16 July 1983. This was the last British Grand Prix event where the race took place on a Saturday rather than the usual Sunday.

Classification Edit

Qualifying Edit

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Q2 Gap
1 28 22px-Flag of France René Arnoux Ferrari 1:10.436 1:09.462
2 27 22px-Flag of France Patrick Tambay Ferrari 1:10.874 1:10.104 +0.642
3 15 22px-Flag of France Alain Prost Renault 1:10.170 1:10.808 +0.708
4 11 22px-Flag of Italy Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 1:10.771 1:11.114 +1.309
5 6 22px-Flag of Italy Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW 1:11.246 1:10.881 +1.419
6 5 25px-Brazilflag Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 1:11.098 1:10.933 +1.471
7 16 USAflagsmall Eddie Cheever Renault 1:11.055 1:11.520 +1.593
8 9 Flag of Germany Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW 1:13.493 1:11.687 +2.225
9 22 22px-Flag of Italy Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 1:13.163 1:12.150 +2.688
10 35 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart 1:12.528 1:12.541 +3.066
11 23 22px-Flag of Italy Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 1:14.006 1:12.860 +3.398
12 36 22px-Flag of Italy Bruno Giacomelli Toleman-Hart 1:13.792 1:13.422 +3.960
13 1 22px-Flag of Finland Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford 1:13.755 +4.293
14 40 22px-Flag of Sweden Stefan Johansson Spirit-Honda 1:15.535 1:13.962 +4.500
15 8 22px-Flag of Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford 1:14.267 1:15.118 +4.805
16 3 22px-Flag of Italy Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford 1:14.651 1:14.970 +5.189
17 30 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 1:14.964 1:15.686 +5.502
18 12 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Lotus-Renault 1:16.377 1:15.133 +5.671
19 29 20px-Flag of Switzerland Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 1:15.135 1:15.350 +5.673
20 2 22px-Flag of France Jacques Laffite Williams-Ford 1:15.234 1:16.762 +5.772
21 33 22px-Flag of Colombia Roberto Guerrero Theodore-Ford 1:15.441 1:15.317 +5.855
22 26 25px-Brazilflag Raul Boesel Ligier-Ford 1:15.386 1:16.134 +5.924
23 4 USAflagsmall Danny Sullivan Tyrrell-Ford 1:15.449 1:16.347 +5.987
24 7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 1:15.609 1:16.091 +6.147
25 25 22px-Flag of France Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier-Ford 1:15.383† 1:15.767 +6.305
26 32 22px-Flag of Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo 1:17.162 1:16.544 +7.082
27 34 22px-Flag of Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Theodore-Ford 1:16.714 1:16.786 +7.252
28 31 22px-Flag of Italy Corrado Fabi Osella-Alfa Romeo 1:20.400 1:17.594 +8.132
29 17 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Kenny Acheson RAM-Ford 1:19.267 1:18.103 +8.641
Source:[3]
  • † — Time disallowed.

Race Edit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 15 22px-Flag of France Alain Prost Renault 67 1:24:39.780 3 9
2 5 25px-Brazilflag Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 67 + 19.161 6 6
3 27 22px-Flag of France Patrick Tambay Ferrari 67 + 26.246 2 4
4 12 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Lotus-Renault 67 + 38.952 18 3
5 28 22px-Flag of France René Arnoux Ferrari 67 + 58.874 1 2
6 8 22px-Flag of Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford 66 + 1 Lap 15 1
7 23 22px-Flag of Italy Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 66 + 1 Lap 11  
8 22 22px-Flag of Italy Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 66 + 1 Lap 9  
9 7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 66 + 1 Lap 24  
10 25 22px-Flag of France Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 25  
11 1 22px-Flag of Finland Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 13  
12 2 22px-Flag of France Jacques Laffite Williams-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 20  
13 3 22px-Flag of Italy Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 16  
14 4 USAflagsmall Danny Sullivan Tyrrell-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 23  
15 30 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 17  
16 33 22px-Flag of Colombia Roberto Guerrero Theodore-Ford 64 + 3 Laps 21  
17 29 20px-Flag of Switzerland Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 64 + 3 Laps 19  
Ret 9 Flag of Germany Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW 49 Engine 8  
Ret 26 25px-Brazilflag Raul Boesel Ligier-Ford 48 Suspension 22  
Ret 32 22px-Flag of Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo 46 Fuel System 26  
Ret 35 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart 27 Gearbox 10  
Ret 6 22px-Flag of Italy Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW 9 Turbo 5  
Ret 40 22px-Flag of Sweden Stefan Johansson Spirit-Honda 5 Fuel System 14  
Ret 16 USAflagsmall Eddie Cheever Renault 3 Engine 7  
Ret 36 22px-Flag of Italy Bruno Giacomelli Toleman-Hart 3 Turbo 12  
Ret 11 22px-Flag of Italy Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 1 Turbo 4  
DNQ 34 22px-Flag of Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Theodore-Ford    
DNQ 31 22px-Flag of Italy Corrado Fabi Osella-Alfa Romeo    
DNQ 17 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Kenny Acheson RAM-Ford        

Standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 22px-Flag of France Alain Prost 39
2 25px-Brazilflag Nelson Piquet 33
3 22px-Flag of France Patrick Tambay 31
4 22px-Flag of Finland Keke Rosberg 25
5 22px-Flag of France René Arnoux 19
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 22px-Flag of France Renault 53
2 22px-Flag of Italy Ferrari 50
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Williams-Ford 35
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Brabham-BMW 33
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-Ford 27
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lang, Mike (1992). Grand Prix! Vol 4. Haynes Publishing Group. p. 187. 
  2. Lang, Mike (1992). Grand Prix! Vol 4. Haynes Publishing Group. p. 190. 
  3. Hamilton, Maurice (ed.) (1983). AUTOCOURSE 1983–84. Hazleton Publishing Ltd. pp. 174. 

Unless otherwise indicated, all race results are taken from "The Official Formula 1 website". http://www.formula1.com/results/season/1983/335/. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 


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