1983 Canadian Grand Prix

The 1983 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on 12 June 1983. It was the eighth race of the 1983 Formula One World Championship.

1983 Canadian Grand Prix
Race 8 of 15 in the 1983 Formula One World Championship
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
Race details
Date 12 June 1983
Official name XXII Grand Prix du Canada
Location Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Course Temporary street circuit
Course length 4.410 km (2.740 miles)
Distance 70 laps, 308.700 km (191.817 miles)
Weather Warm with temperatures approaching 30 °C (86 °F); wind speeds up to 15 kilometres per hour (9.3 mph)[1]
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:28.729
Fastest lap
Driver France Patrick Tambay Ferrari
Time 1:30.851 on lap 42
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Renault
Third Ferrari
Lap leaders

The 70-lap race was won from pole position by Frenchman René Arnoux, driving a Ferrari. American Eddie Cheever finished second in a Renault, with Arnoux's compatriot and teammate Patrick Tambay third. Tambay moved to within three points of Drivers' Championship leader Alain Prost, who finished fifth in the other Renault.

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Q2 Gap
1 28   René Arnoux Ferrari 1:28.984 1:28.729
2 15   Alain Prost Renault 1:29.942 1:28.830 +0.101
3 5   Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 1:30.366 1:28.887 +0.158
4 27   Patrick Tambay Ferrari 1:28.992 1:29.658 +0.263
5 6   Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW 1:31.227 1:29.549 +0.820
6 16   Eddie Cheever Renault 1:30.255 1:29.863 +1.134
7 9   Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW 1:31.756 1:30.966 +2.237
8 22   Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 1:31.813 1:31.173 +2.444
9 1   Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford 1:31.583 1:31.480 +2.751
10 36   Bruno Giacomelli Toleman-Hart 1:32.208 1:31.586 +2.857
11 11   Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 1:33.231 1:31.822 +3.093
12 35   Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart 1:32.351 1:32.116 +3.387
13 2   Jacques Laffite Williams-Ford 1:32.185 1:32.632 +3.456
14 29   Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 1:32.931 1:32.540 +3.811
15 30   Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 1:32.643 1:32.576 +3.847
16 25   Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier-Ford 1:34.403 1:32.642 +3.913
17 3   Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford 1:33.664 1:33.175 +4.446
18 12   Nigel Mansell Lotus-Ford 1:33.588 1:34.010 +4.859
19 8   Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford 1:34.452 1:33.671 +4.942
20 7   John Watson McLaren-Ford 1:34.008 1:33.705 +4.976
21 33   Roberto Guerrero Theodore-Ford 1:35.283 1:33.721 +4.992
22 4   Danny Sullivan Tyrrell-Ford 1:34.680 1:33.791 +5.062
23 34   Johnny Cecotto Theodore-Ford 1:36.260 1:34.314 +5.585
24 26   Raul Boesel Ligier-Ford 1:34.967 1:34.486 +5.757
25 31   Corrado Fabi Osella-Ford 1:35.554 1:34.544 +5.815
26 23   Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 1:34.988 1:34.755 +6.026
27 17   Jacques Villeneuve RAM-Ford 1:37.858 1:35.133 +6.404
28 32   Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo 1:35.493 1:35.171 +6.442
Source: [2][3][4][5]

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Tyre Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 28   René Arnoux Ferrari G 70 1:48:31.838 1 9
2 16   Eddie Cheever Renault M 70 + 42.029 6 6
3 27   Patrick Tambay Ferrari G 70 + 52.610 4 4
4 1   Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford G 70 + 1:17.048 9 3
5 15   Alain Prost Renault M 69 + 1 lap 2 2
6 7   John Watson McLaren-Ford M 69 + 1 lap 20 1
7 30   Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford G 69 + 1 lap 15  
8 3   Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford G 68 + 2 laps 17  
9 9   Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW G 67 + 3 laps 7  
10 23   Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo M 67 + 3 laps 26  
DSQ 4   Danny Sullivan Tyrrell-Ford G 68 Car underweight 22  
Ret 6   Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW M 56 Gearbox 5  
Ret 35   Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart P 47 Turbo 12  
Ret 36   Bruno Giacomelli Toleman-Hart P 43 Engine 10  
Ret 12   Nigel Mansell Lotus-Ford P 43 Handling 18  
Ret 22   Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo M 42 Engine 8  
Ret 2   Jacques Laffite Williams-Ford G 37 Gearbox 13  
Ret 26   Raul Boesel Ligier-Ford M 32 Halfshaft 24  
Ret 33   Roberto Guerrero Theodore-Ford G 27 Engine 21  
Ret 31   Corrado Fabi Osella-Ford M 26 Engine 25  
Ret 34   Johnny Cecotto Theodore-Ford G 17 Differential 23  
Ret 5   Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW M 15 Throttle 3  
Ret 8   Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford M 11 Spun off 19  
Ret 11   Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault P 1 Throttle 11  
Ret 29   Marc Surer Arrows-Ford G 1 Transmission 14  
Ret 25   Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier-Ford M 0 Gearbox 16  
DNQ 17   Jacques Villeneuve RAM-Ford P    
DNQ 32   Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo M        
Source: [6][7]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weather information for the "1983 Canadian Grand Prix"". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Labatt Grand Prix of Canada - QUALIFYING 1". formula1.com. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Labatt Grand Prix of Canada - QUALIFYING 2". formula1.com. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Labatt Grand Prix of Canada - OVERALL QUALIFYING". formula1.com. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  5. ^ Hamilton, Maurice, ed. (1983). AUTOCOURSE 1983–84. Hazleton Publishing Ltd. p. 162. ISBN 0-905138-25-2.
  6. ^ "1983 Canadian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 21 October 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  7. ^ "1983 Canadian Grand Prix - Race Results & History - GP Archive". GPArchive.com. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  8. ^ a b "Canada 1983 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 14 March 2019.


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