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1983 Grand Prix of France


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Formula One race number 3 of 15
Sunday, April 17, 1983 at Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France
54 laps on a 5.810 kilometer road course (313.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:34:19.91
Average Speed: 199.767 kph
Pole Time: 96.672 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 29.720 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1983 Formula One results   /   1983 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 115   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE40 / Renault-Gordini EF1541:34:13.91351
3 216   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE40 / Renault-Gordini EF154+40.2320
ret 36   Riccardo Patrese Fila SportBrabham BT52 / BMW M1219water leak0
7 428   Rene Arnoux Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126C2B / Ferrari 02153+1 lap0
ret 511   Elio de Angelis John Player Team LotusLotus 93T / Renault-Gordini EF120electrical0
2 65   Nelson Piquet Fila SportBrabham BT52 / BMW M1254+29.7203
12 722   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 183T / Alfa Romeo 890T50+4 laps0
ret 823   Mauro Baldi Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 183T / Alfa Romeo 890T28spun off0
ret 935   Derek Warwick Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG183B / Hart 415T14engine0
ret109   Manfred Winkelhock Team ATSATS D6 / BMW M1236turbo0
41127   Patrick Tambay Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126C2B / Ferrari 02154+66.8800
ret128   Niki Lauda Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4-1C / Ford Cosworth DFV29wheel bearing0
ret1336   Bruno Giacomelli Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG183B / Hart 415T49gearbox0
ret147   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4-1C / Ford Cosworth DFV3engine0
8153   Michele Alboreto Benetton Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 011 / Ford Cosworth DFY53+1 lap0
5161   Keke Rosberg TAG WilliamsWilliams FW08C / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
111734   Johnny Cecotto Theodore Racing TeamTheodore N183 / Ford Cosworth DFV52+2 laps0
ret1812   Nigel Mansell John Player Team LotusLotus 92 / Ford Cosworth DFV6physical0
6192   Jacques Laffite TAG WilliamsWilliams FW08C / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
92025   Jean-Pierre Jarier Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS21 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
102129   Marc Surer Arrows Racing TeamArrows A6 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
ret2233   Roberto Guerrero Theodore Racing TeamTheodore N183 / Ford Cosworth DFV23engine0
ret2331   Corrado Fabi Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1D / Ford Cosworth DFV36engine0
ret244   Danny Sullivan Benetton Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 011 / Ford Cosworth DFY21clutch0
ret2526   Raul Boesel Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS21 / Ford Cosworth DFV47engine0
ret2630   Chico Serra Arrows Racing TeamArrows A6 / Ford Cosworth DFV26gearbox0

Fastest Lap: 203.671 kph by Alain Prost

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Eliseo Salazar17
28Piercarlo Ghinzani32
29Jean-Louis Schlesser18

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alain Prost12929
  Nelson Piquet30323
  Alain Prost335422

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Nelson Piquet 15    
2   Niki Lauda 10   -5  
3   John Watson 9   -6  
4   Alain Prost 9   -6  
5   Jacques Laffite 7   -8  
6   Patrick Tambay 5   -10  
7   Rene Arnoux 4   -11  
8   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 4   -11  
9   Marc Surer 3   -12  
10   Keke Rosberg 2   -13  
11   Johnny Cecotto 1   -14