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1983 John Player Grand Prix of Europe


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Formula One race number 14 of 15
Sunday, September 25, 1983 at Brands Hatch, Longfield, England
76 laps on a 4.206 kilometer road course (319.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:36:45.87
Average Speed: 198.211 kph
Pole Time: 72.092 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 6.571 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1983 Formula One results   /   1983 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 45   Nelson Piquet Fila SportBrabham BT52B / BMW M12761:36:45.86566
2 815   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE40 / Renault-Gordini EF176+6.5710
3 312   Nigel Mansell John Player Team LotusLotus 94T / Renault-Gordini EF176+30.3150
41422   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 183T / Alfa Romeo 890T76+34.3960
51135   Derek Warwick Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG183B / Hart 415T76+44.9150
61236   Bruno Giacomelli Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG183B / Hart 415T76+52.1900
7 26   Riccardo Patrese Fila SportBrabham BT52B / BMW M1276+72.68410
8 99   Manfred Winkelhock Team ATSATS D6 / BMW M1275+1 lap0
9 528   Rene Arnoux Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126C3 / Ferrari 02175+1 lap0
10 716   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE40 / Renault-Gordini EF175+1 lap0
111830   Thierry Boutsen Arrows Racing TeamArrows A6 / Ford Cosworth DFV75+1 lap0
122133   Roberto Guerrero Theodore Racing TeamTheodore N183 / Ford Cosworth DFV75+1 lap0
132542   Jonathan Palmer TAG WilliamsWilliams FW08C / Ford Cosworth DFV74+2 laps0
141940   Stefan Johansson Spirit RacingSpirit 201C / Honda RA163E74+2 laps0
152326   Raul Boesel Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS21 / Ford Cosworth DFV73+3 laps0
ret 627   Patrick Tambay Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126C3 / Ferrari 02167spun off0
ret263   Michele Alboreto Benetton Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 012 / Ford Cosworth DFY64engine0
ret2432   Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1E / Alfa Romeo 126063throttle0
ret1729   Marc Surer Arrows Racing TeamArrows A6 / Ford Cosworth DFV50engine0
ret161   Keke Rosberg TAG WilliamsWilliams FW08C / Ford Cosworth DFV43engine0
ret1523   Mauro Baldi Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 183T / Alfa Romeo 890T39clutch0
ret107   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4E / TAG Porsche P0136spun off0
ret204   Danny Sullivan Benetton Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 012 / Ford Cosworth DFY27oil leak0
ret138   Niki Lauda Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4E / TAG Porsche P0125engine0
ret 111   Elio de Angelis John Player Team LotusLotus 94T / Renault-Gordini EF112oil pump0
ret2225   Jean-Pierre Jarier Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS21 / Ford Cosworth DFV0clutch0

Fastest Lap: 203.723 kph by Nigel Mansell

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Kenny Acheson17RAM Automotive Team March
28Corrado Fabi31Osella Squadra Corse
29Jacques Laffite2TAG Williams

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Riccardo Patrese11010
  Nelson Piquet117666

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Alain Prost 57    
2   Nelson Piquet 55   -2  
3   Rene Arnoux 49   -8  
4   Patrick Tambay 40   -17  
5   Keke Rosberg 25   -32  
6   John Watson 22   -35  
7   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 21   -36  
8   Niki Lauda 12   -45  
9   Jacques Laffite 11   -46  
10   Nigel Mansell 10   -47  
11   Michele Alboreto 10   -47  
12   Andrea de Cesaris 9   -48  
13   Derek Warwick 6   -51  
14   Marc Surer 4   -53  
15   Riccardo Patrese 4   -53  
16   Mauro Baldi 3   -54  
17   Elio de Angelis 2   -55  
18   Danny Sullivan 2   -55  
19   Bruno Giacomelli 1   -56  
20   Johnny Cecotto 1   -56