1983 German Grand Prix

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West Germany  1983 German Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 15 in the 1983 Formula One season
Circuit Hockenheimring-1982.svg
Date August 7, 1983
Official name XLII Großer Preis von Deutschland
Location Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, West Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
6.797 km (4.223 mi)
Distance 45 laps, 299.068 km (185.832 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver France Patrick Tambay Ferrari
Time 1:49.328
Fastest lap
Driver France René Arnoux Ferrari
Time 1:53.938 on lap 12
Podium
First France René Arnoux Ferrari
Second Italy Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo
Third Italy Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW

The 1983 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Hockenheimring on August 7, 1983.

The race was won by René Arnoux driving a Ferrari, with Andrea de Cesaris in an Alfa Romeo and Riccardo Patrese in a Brabham-BMW completing the podium. Niki Lauda was disqualified for reversing his car in the pits.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Q2 Gap
1 27 France Patrick Tambay Ferrari 1:49.328 2:10.057
2 28 France René Arnoux Ferrari 1:49.435 2:09.594 +0.107
3 22 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 1:50.845 2:16.694 +1.522
4 5 Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 1:51.082 2:16.969 +1.754
5 15 France Alain Prost Renault 1:51.228 2:13.620 +1.900
6 16 United States Eddie Cheever Renault 1:51.540 2:09.752 +2.212
7 23 Italy Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 1:51.867 2:15.218 +2.539
8 6 Italy Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW 1:52.105 +2.777
9 35 United Kingdom Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart 1:54.199 2:13.461 +4.871
10 36 Italy Bruno Giacomelli Toleman-Hart 1:54.648 +5.320
11 11 Italy Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 1:54.831 2:14.182 +5.503
12 1 Finland Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford 1:55.289 2:13.337 +5.961
13 40 Sweden Stefan Johansson Spirit-Honda 1:55.870 +6.542
14 30 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 1:56.015 +6.687
15 2 France Jacques Laffite Williams-Ford 1:56.318 2:15.838 +6.990
16 3 Italy Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford 1:56.398 2:15.547 +7.070
17 12 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Lotus-Renault 1:56.490 +7.162
18 8 Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford 1:56.730 +7.402
19 25 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier-Ford 1:57.018 2:15.326 +7.690
20 29 Switzerland Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 1:57.072 +7.744
21 4 United States Danny Sullivan Tyrrell-Ford 1:57.426 2:18.376 +8.098
22 34 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Theodore-Ford 1:52.744 2:15.753 +8.416
23 7 United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 1:57.776 +8.448
24 33 Colombia Roberto Guerrero Theodore-Ford 1:57.790 2:17.479 +8.462
25 26 Brazil Raul Boesel Ligier-Ford 1:58.413 +9.085
26 32 Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo 1:58.473 2:19.172 +9.145
27 17 United Kingdom Kenny Acheson RAM-Ford 1:59.003 2:20.758 +9.675
28 31 Italy Corrado Fabi Osella-Alfa Romeo 2:01.113 2:22.859 +11.785
29 9 West Germany Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW
Source:[1]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 28 France René Arnoux Ferrari 45 1:27:10.319 2 9
2 22 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 45 + 1:10.652 3 6
3 6 Italy Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW 45 + 1:44.093 8 4
4 15 France Alain Prost Renault 45 + 2:00.750 5 3
5 7 United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 44 + 1 Lap 23 2
6 2 France Jacques Laffite Williams-Ford 44 + 1 Lap 15 1
7 29 Switzerland Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 44 + 1 Lap 20  
8 25 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier-Ford 44 + 1 Lap 19  
9 30 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 44 + 1 Lap 14  
10 1 Finland Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford 44 + 1 Lap 12  
11 34 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Theodore-Ford 44 + 1 Lap 22  
12 4 United States Danny Sullivan Tyrrell-Ford 43 + 2 Laps 21  
13 5 Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 42 Fire 4  
DSQ 8 Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford 44 Disqualified 18  
Ret 16 United States Eddie Cheever Renault 38 Fuel System 6  
Ret 32 Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo 34 Oil Leak 26  
Ret 26 Brazil Raul Boesel Ligier-Ford 27 Engine 25  
Ret 23 Italy Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 24 Turbo 7  
Ret 36 Italy Bruno Giacomelli Toleman-Hart 19 Turbo 10  
Ret 35 United Kingdom Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart 17 Engine 9  
Ret 40 Sweden Stefan Johansson Spirit-Honda 11 Engine 13  
Ret 27 France Patrick Tambay Ferrari 11 Engine 1  
Ret 11 Italy Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 10 Engine 11  
Ret 3 Italy Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford 4 Fuel Pump 16  
Ret 12 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Lotus-Renault 1 Engine 17  
Ret 33 Colombia Roberto Guerrero Theodore-Ford 0 Engine 24  
DNQ 17 United Kingdom Kenny Acheson RAM-Ford    
DNQ 31 Italy Corrado Fabi Osella-Alfa Romeo    
DNQ 9 West Germany Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW        

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. 182. 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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