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1983 Grand Prix of Belgium


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Formula One race number 6 of 15
Sunday, May 22, 1983 at Circuit de Spa Francorchamps, Francorchamps, Belgium
40 laps on a 6.949 kilometer road course (277.960 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:27:11.502
Average speed: 191.275 kph
Pole time: 124.615 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 23.182 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1983 Formula One results   /   1983 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 115   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE40 / Renault-Gordini EF1401:27:11.502219
2 227   Patrick Tambay Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126C2B / Ferrari 02140+23.18206
3 816   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE40 / Renault-Gordini EF140+39.86904
4 45   Nelson Piquet Fila SportBrabham BT52 / BMW M1240+42.29513
5 91   Keke Rosberg TAG WilliamsWilliams FW08C / Ford Cosworth DFV40+50.48002
6112   Jacques Laffite TAG WilliamsWilliams FW08C / Ford Cosworth DFV40+93.10701
72235   Derek Warwick Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG183B / Hart 415T40+118.53900
81636   Bruno Giacomelli Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG183B / Hart 415T40+158.27300
91311   Elio de Angelis John Player Team LotusLotus 93T / Renault-Gordini EF139+1 lap00
102534   Johnny Cecotto Theodore Racing TeamTheodore N183 / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap00
111029   Marc Surer Arrows Racing TeamArrows A6 / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap00
12234   Danny Sullivan Benetton Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 011 / Ford Cosworth DFY39+1 lap00
132626   Raul Boesel Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS21 / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap00
14173   Michele Alboreto Benetton Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 011 / Ford Cosworth DFY38+2 laps00
ret158   Niki Lauda Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4-1C / Ford Cosworth DFV33gearbox00
ret1912   Nigel Mansell John Player Team LotusLotus 92 / Ford Cosworth DFV30gearbox00
ret 322   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 183T / Alfa Romeo 890T25injection180
ret1433   Roberto Guerrero Theodore Racing TeamTheodore N183 / Ford Cosworth DFV23engine00
ret 528   Rene Arnoux Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126C2B / Ferrari 02122engine00
ret2431   Corrado Fabi Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1D / Ford Cosworth DFV19wheel00
ret 79   Manfred Winkelhock Team ATSATS D6 / BMW M1218spun off00
ret207   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4-1C / Ford Cosworth DFV8crash00
ret2125   Jean-Pierre Jarier Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS21 / Ford Cosworth DFV8crash00
ret1830   Thierry Boutsen Arrows Racing TeamArrows A6 / Ford Cosworth DFV4suspension00
ret1223   Mauro Baldi Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 183T / Alfa Romeo 890T3throttle00
ret 66   Riccardo Patrese Fila SportBrabham BT52 / BMW M120engine00

Fastest Lap: 196.218 kph by Andrea de Cesaris

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Piercarlo Ghinzani32Osella Squadra Corse
28Eliseo Salazar17RAM Automotive Team March

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Andrea de Cesaris11818
  Alain Prost19224
  Nelson Piquet23231
  Alain Prost244017

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Alain Prost 28    
2   Nelson Piquet 24   -4  
3   Patrick Tambay 23   -5  
4   Keke Rosberg 16   -12  
5   John Watson 11   -17  
6   Niki Lauda 10   -18  
7   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 8   -20  
7   Jacques Laffite 8   -20  
7   Rene Arnoux 8   -20  
10   Marc Surer 4   -24  
11   Danny Sullivan 2   -26  
12   Johnny Cecotto 1   -27  
12   Mauro Baldi 1   -27