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1983 German Grand Prix

The 1983 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Hockenheimring on 7 August 1983. The race, contested over 45 laps, was the tenth race of the 1983 Formula One season and was won by René Arnoux, driving a Ferrari, with Andrea de Cesaris second in an Alfa Romeo and Riccardo Patrese third in a Brabham-BMW. The win, Arnoux's second in three races, moved him into contention for the Drivers' Championship, with leader Alain Prost only managing fourth in his Renault.

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

Niki Lauda was disqualified from fifth for reversing his McLaren-Ford in the pits.

Contents

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Q2 Gap
1 27   Patrick Tambay Ferrari 1:49.328 2:10.057
2 28   René Arnoux Ferrari 1:49.435 2:09.594 +0.107
3 22   Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 1:50.845 2:16.694 +1.522
4 5   Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 1:51.082 2:16.969 +1.754
5 15   Alain Prost Renault 1:51.228 2:13.620 +1.900
6 16   Eddie Cheever Renault 1:51.540 2:09.752 +2.212
7 23   Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 1:51.867 2:15.218 +2.539
8 6   Riccardo Patrese Brabham-BMW 1:52.105 +2.777
9 35   Derek Warwick Toleman-Hart 1:54.199 2:13.461 +4.871
10 36   Bruno Giacomelli Toleman-Hart 1:54.648 +5.320
11 11   Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 1:54.831 2:14.182 +5.503
12 1   Keke Rosberg Williams-Ford 1:55.289 2:13.337 +5.961
13 40   Stefan Johansson Spirit-Honda 1:55.870 +6.542
14 30   Thierry Boutsen Arrows-Ford 1:56.015 +6.687
15 2   Jacques Laffite Williams-Ford 1:56.318 2:15.838 +6.990
16 3   Michele Alboreto Tyrrell-Ford 1:56.398 2:15.547 +7.070
17 12   Nigel Mansell Lotus-Renault 1:56.490 +7.162
18 8   Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford 1:56.730 +7.402
19 25   Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier-Ford 1:57.018 2:15.326 +7.690
20 29   Marc Surer Arrows-Ford 1:57.072 +7.744
21 4   Danny Sullivan Tyrrell-Ford 1:57.426 2:18.376 +8.098
22 34   Johnny Cecotto Theodore-Ford 1:57.744 2:15.753 +8.416
23 7   John Watson McLaren-Ford 1:57.776 +8.448
24 33   Roberto Guerrero Theodore-Ford 1:57.790 2:17.479 +8.462
25 26   Raul Boesel Ligier-Ford 1:58.413 +9.085
26 32   Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella-Alfa Romeo 1:58.473 2:19.172 +9.145
27 17   Kenny Acheson RAM-Ford 1:59.003 2:20.758 +9.675
28 31   Corrado Fabi Osella-Alfa Romeo 2:01.113 2:22.859 +11.785
29 9   Manfred Winkelhock ATS-BMW
Source:[1]

RaceEdit

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

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hamilton, Maurice (ed.) (1983). AUTOCOURSE 1983–84. Hazleton Publishing Ltd. p. 182. ISBN 0-905138-25-2.
  2. ^ "1983 German Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 21 October 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2015.


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