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1983 Monaco GP
1982 Belgian GP

1983 Belgian GP

1983 Detroit GP
1984 Belgian GP
 XLI  Grand Prix de Belgique


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 22 May 1983
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 40 laps
Race7 of 16
Championship race379
Circuit
Laps40
Circuit Perimeter6949 m
Race Distance6949 × 40 + 660 = 278.620 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherPartially cloudy, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers26
Finishers14
Championship Debutants
Thierry Boutsen (Driver),    Spa-Francorchamps (6949 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesAlain Prost - 10th Pole Position (Driver)
Alain Prost - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Alfa Romeo - 20th Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Andrea de Cesaris - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo - 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
RenÚ Arnoux - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (308),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (419),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (440),
4. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (287),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (111),
6. Most 9th Place FinishesLotus (28),
7. Most 6th Fastest LapsFerrari (27),
8. Most 8th Fastest LapsKeke Rosberg (10),
9. Most 12th Fastest LapsLotus (26),
10. Most 18th Fastest LapsLotus (16),
11. Most Race EntriesLotus (962),
12. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (93),
13. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (88),
14. Most 13th Place QualificationsLotus (51),
15. Most 19th Place QualificationsLotus (24)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 28 
up
2 NÚlson Piquet 24 
down
3 Patrick Tambay 23 
same
4 Keke Rosberg 16 
same
5 John Watson 11 
same
6 Niki Lauda 10 
same
7 Eddie Cheever 8 
up
 RenÚ Arnoux 8 
same
9 Jacques Laffite 8 
down
10 Marc Surer 4 
same
11 Danny Sullivan 2 
same
12 Johnny Cecotto 1 
same
 Mauro Baldi 1 
same
1 Renault / Renault 36 
up
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 31 
down
3 Brabham / BMW 24 
same
4 Williams / Ford 24 
up
5 McLaren / Ford 21 
down
6 Arrows / Ford 4 
same
7 Tyrrell / Ford 2 
same
8 Theodore / Ford 1 
same
 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 15Car 15Car 22
EntrantEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault ElfMarlboro Team Alfa Romeo
DriverAlain ProstAlain ProstAndrea de Cesaris
CarRenault RE40Renault RE40Alfa Romeo 183T
EngineRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6TAlfa Romeo 1.5 V8T
Time1:27'11.5022'04.6152'07.493
Speed191.729 km/h200.750 km/h196.218 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led