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1983 Southern Sun Hotels Grand Prix of South Africa


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Formula One race number 15 of 15
Saturday, October 15, 1983 at Kyalami Circuit, Kyalami, South Africa
77 laps on a 4.104 kilometer road course (316.0 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:33:25.71
Average Speed: 202.941 kph
Pole Time: 66.554 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 9.319 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1983 Formula One results   /   1983 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 36   Riccardo Patrese Fila SportBrabham BT52B / BMW M12771:33:25.70818
2 922   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 183T / Alfa Romeo 890T77+9.3190
3 25   Nelson Piquet Fila SportBrabham BT52B / BMW M1277+21.96959
41335   Derek Warwick Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG183B / Hart 415T76+1 lap0
5 61   Keke Rosberg TAG WilliamsWilliams FW09 / Honda RA163E76+1 lap0
61416   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE40 / Renault-Gordini EF176+1 lap0
7194   Danny Sullivan Benetton Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 012 / Ford Cosworth DFY75+2 laps0
82229   Marc Surer Arrows Racing TeamArrows A6 / Ford Cosworth DFV75+2 laps0
92030   Thierry Boutsen Arrows Racing TeamArrows A6 / Ford Cosworth DFV74+3 laps0
102125   Jean-Pierre Jarier Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS21 / Ford Cosworth DFV73+4 lap0
ret128   Niki Lauda Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4E / TAG Porsche P0171electrical0
122417   Kenny Acheson RAM Automotive Team MarchRAM 01 / Ford Cosworth DFV71+6 laps0
nc 712   Nigel Mansell John Player Team LotusLotus 94T / Renault-Gordini EF168+9 laps0
nc2326   Raul Boesel Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS21 / Ford Cosworth DFV66+11 laps0
ret183   Michele Alboreto Benetton Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 012 / Ford Cosworth DFY60engine0
ret 127   Patrick Tambay Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126C3 / Ferrari 02156turbo0
ret1636   Bruno Giacomelli Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG183B / Hart 415T56turbo0
ret 515   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE40 / Renault-Gordini EF135turbo0
ret2531   Corrado Fabi Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1E / Alfa Romeo 126028engine0
ret1111   Elio de Angelis John Player Team LotusLotus 94T / Renault-Gordini EF120engine0
dsq157   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4E / TAG Porsche P0118disqualified0
ret 428   Rene Arnoux Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126C3 / Ferrari 0219engine0
ret1723   Mauro Baldi Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 183T / Alfa Romeo 890T5engine0
ret 89   Manfred Winkelhock Team ATSATS D6 / BMW M121engine0
ret102   Jacques Laffite TAG WilliamsWilliams FW09 / Honda RA163E1spun off0
ret2632   Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1E / Alfa Romeo 12601engine0

Fastest Lap: 211.220 kph by Nelson Piquet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Nelson Piquet15959
  Riccardo Patrese607718

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Nelson Piquet 59    
2   Alain Prost 57   -2  
3   Rene Arnoux 49   -10  
4   Patrick Tambay 40   -19  
5   Keke Rosberg 27   -32  
6   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 22   -37  
7   John Watson 22   -37  
8   Andrea de Cesaris 15   -44  
9   Riccardo Patrese 13   -46  
10   Niki Lauda 12   -47  
11   Jacques Laffite 11   -48  
12   Nigel Mansell 10   -49  
13   Michele Alboreto 10   -49  
14   Derek Warwick 9   -50  
15   Marc Surer 4   -55  
16   Mauro Baldi 3   -56  
17   Elio de Angelis 2   -57  
18   Danny Sullivan 2   -57  
19   Bruno Giacomelli 1   -58  
20   Johnny Cecotto 1   -58