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The 1982 Italian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Monza on 12 September 1982. This was the final pole position, podium, finish, and points for 1978 World Champion Mario Andretti at this race. René Arnoux won the race. Arnoux announced he would be a Ferrari driver the following season. Arnoux finished ahead his Ferrari teammate in 1983 Patrick Tambay, and Mario Andretti in the second Ferrari finished third. John Watson's fourth place put him 9 points behind Keke Rosberg with an outside chance of winning the Drivers' Title at the final race at Caesars Palace, where Ferrari, McLaren, and Renault would battle for the Constructors' Title.

1982 Italian Grand Prix
Race 15 of 16 in the 1982 Formula One World Championship
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Race details
Date September 12, 1982
Official name LIII Gran Premio d'Italia
Location Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 5.800 km (3.60 mi)
Distance 52 laps, 301.600 km (187.400 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:28.472
Fastest lap
Driver France René Arnoux Renault
Time 1:33.619 on lap 25
Podium
First Renault
Second Ferrari
Third Ferrari

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 16   René Arnoux Renault 52 1:22:25.734 6 9
2 27   Patrick Tambay Ferrari 52 + 14.064 3 6
3 28   Mario Andretti Ferrari 52 + 48.452 1 4
4 7   John Watson McLaren-Ford 52 + 1:27.845 12 3
5 3   Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford 51 + 1 Lap 11 2
6 25   Eddie Cheever Ligier-Matra 51 + 1 Lap 14 1
7 12   Nigel Mansell Lotus-Ford 51 + 1 Lap 23  
8 6   Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford 50 + 2 Laps 7  
9 10   Eliseo Salazar ATS-Ford 50 + 2 Laps 25  
10 22   Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 50 + 2 Laps 9  
11 20   Chico Serra Fittipaldi-Ford 49 + 3 Laps 26  
12 30   Mauro Baldi Arrows-Ford 49 + 3 Laps 24  
NC 14   Roberto Guerrero Ensign-Ford 40 + 12 Laps 18  
Ret 11   Elio de Angelis Lotus-Ford 33 Throttle 17  
Ret 23   Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 32 Handling 8  
Ret 29   Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 28 Ignition 19  
Ret 15   Alain Prost Renault 27 Injection 5  
Ret 8   Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford 21 Brakes 10  
Ret 31   Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella-Ford 10 Wheel 15  
Ret 1   Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 7 Engine 2  
Ret 2   Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW 6 Clutch 4  
Ret 26   Jacques Laffite Ligier-Matra 5 Gearbox 21  
Ret 36   Teo Fabi Toleman-Hart 2 Engine 22  
Ret 5   Derek Daly Williams-Ford 0 Collision 13  
Ret 35   Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart 0 Collision 16  
Ret 4   Brian Henton Tyrrell-Ford 0 Collision 20  
DNQ 17   Rupert Keegan March-Ford    
DNQ 9   Manfred Winkelhock ATS-Ford    
DNQ 18   Raul Boesel March-Ford    
DNQ 33   Tommy Byrne Theodore-Ford        
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1982 Italian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2015.


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