1983 Austrian Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 11 of 15 in the 1983 Formula One season
The Österreichring (last modified in 1977)
The Österreichring (last modified in 1977)
Date August 14, 1983
Official name XVI Holiday Großer Preis von Osterreich
Location Österreichring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria
Course Permanent racing facility
5.942 km (3.692 mi)
Distance 53 laps, 314.926 km (195.686 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver France Patrick Tambay Ferrari
Time 1:29.871
Fastest lap
Driver France Alain Prost Renault
Time 1:33.961 on lap 20
Podium
First France Alain Prost Renault
Second France René Arnoux Ferrari
Third Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW

The 1983 Austrian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Österreichring on August 14, 1983.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Q2 Gap
1 27 France Patrick Tambay Ferrari 1:30.358 1:29.871
2 28 France René Arnoux Ferrari 1:29.995 1:29.935 +0.064
3 12 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Lotus-Renault 1:31.263 1:30.457 +0.586
4 5 Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 1:31.912 1:30.566 +0.695
5 15 France Alain Prost Renault 1:30.841 1:32.187 +0.970
6 6 Italy Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW 1:31.770 1:31.440 +1.569
7 36 Italy Bruno Giacomelli Toleman-Hart 1:33.333 1:31.693 +1.822
8 16 United States Eddie Cheever Renault 1:31.695 1:31.962 +1.824
9 23 Italy Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 1:31.802 1:31.769 +1.898
10 35 United Kingdom Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart 1:32.888 1:31.962 +2.091
11 22 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 1:32.359 1:32.720 +2.488
12 11 Italy Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 1:34.818 1:32.451 +2.580
13 9 Germany Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW 1:33.754 1:33.211 +3.340
14 8 Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford 1:34.518 1:36.604 +4.647
15 1 Finland Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford 1:36.136 1:35.380 +5.509
16 40 Sweden Stefan Johansson Spirit-Honda 1:40.330 1:35.892 +6.021
17 7 United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 1:36.059 1:36.141 +6.188
18 3 Italy Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford 1:36.347 1:36.079 +6.208
19 30 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 1:37.253 1:36.357 +6.486
20 25 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier-Ford 1:36.435 1:36.437 +6.564
21 33 Colombia Roberto Guerrero Theodore-Ford 1:36.918 1:36.532 +6.661
22 29 Switzerland Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 1:37.175 1:36.619 +6.748
23 4 United States Danny Sullivan Tyrrell-Ford 1:37.858 1:36.772 +6.901
24 2 France Jacques Laffite Williams-Ford 1:37.546 1:37.017 +7.146
25 32 Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo 1:38.455 1:37.117 +7.246
26 31 Italy Corrado Fabi Osella-Alfa Romeo 1:37.650 1:37.217 +7.346
27 26 Brazil Raul Boesel Ligier-Ford 1:37.400 1:37.554 +7.529
28 34 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Theodore-Ford 1:37.677 1:37.497 +7.626
29 17 United Kingdom Kenny Acheson RAM-Ford 1:38.974 1:39.138 +9.103
Source:[1]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 15 France Alain Prost Renault 53 1:24:32.745 5 9
2 28 France René Arnoux Ferrari 53 + 6.835 2 6
3 5 Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 53 + 27.659 4 4
4 16 United States Eddie Cheever Renault 53 + 28.395 8 3
5 12 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Lotus-Renault 52 +1 Lap 3 2
6 8 Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford 51 +2 Laps 14 1
7 25 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier-Ford 51 +2 Laps 20  
8 1 Finland Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford 51 +2 Laps 15  
9 7 United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 51 +2 Laps 17  
10 31 Italy Corrado Fabi Osella-Alfa Romeo 50 +3 Laps 26  
11 32 Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo 49 +4 Laps 25  
12 40 Sweden Stefan Johansson Spirit-Honda 48 +5 Laps 16  
13 30 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 48 +5 Laps 19  
Ret 9 Germany Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW 33 Water Leak 13  
Ret 22 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 31 Out of Fuel 11  
Ret 27 France Patrick Tambay Ferrari 30 Ignition 1  
Ret 6 Italy Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW 29 Engine 6  
Ret 33 Colombia Roberto Guerrero Theodore-Ford 25 Gearbox 21  
Ret 2 France Jacques Laffite Williams-Ford 21 Vibrations 24  
Ret 23 Italy Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 13 Oil Leak 9  
Ret 3 Italy Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford 8 Collision 18  
Ret 35 United Kingdom Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart 2 Turbo 10  
Ret 36 Italy Bruno Giacomelli Toleman-Hart 1 Radiator 7  
Ret 11 Italy Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 0 Collision 12  
Ret 29 Switzerland Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 0 Collision 22  
Ret 4 United States Danny Sullivan Tyrrell-Ford 0 Collision 23  
DNQ 26 Brazil Raul Boesel Ligier-Ford        
DNQ 34 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Theodore-Ford        
DNQ 17 United Kingdom Kenny Acheson RAM-Ford        

Standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hamilton, Maurice (ed.) (1983). AUTOCOURSE 1983–84. Hazleton Publishing Ltd. p. 190. ISBN 0-905138-25-2. 

Unless otherwise indicated, all race results are taken from "The Official Formula 1 website". Retrieved 2007-06-17. 


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