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1983 Belgian GP
1982 Detroit GP

1983 Detroit GP

1983 Canadian GP
1984 Detroit GP
 II  Detroit Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 5 June 1983
Start time14:00
EventDetroit GP
CircuitDetroit
Event FormatRace of 60 laps
Race8 of 16
Championship race380
Circuit
Laps60
Circuit Perimeter4023 m
Race Distance4023 × 60 = 241.380 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsDetroit (4023.4 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesBenetton Tyrrell Team - 1st Win (Entrant)
McLaren - 20th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Theodore - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a SeasonRaul Boesel (4)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (420),
2. Most 6th Fastest LapsJacques Laffite (9),
3. Most 22nd Fastest LapsLotus (14),
4. Most Races LedFerrari (212),
5. Most Laps LedFerrari (5919),
6. Most Race EntriesLotus (964),
7. Most PolesFerrari (96),
8. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (92),
9. Most 14th Place QualificationsLotus (45)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 28 
same
2 NÚlson Piquet 27 
same
3 Patrick Tambay 23 
same
4 Keke Rosberg 22 
same
5 John Watson 15 
same
6 Niki Lauda 10 
same
7 Jacques Laffite 10 
up
8 Michele Alboreto 9 
up
9 Eddie Cheever 8 
down
 RenÚ Arnoux 8 
down
11 Marc Surer 4 
down
12 Danny Sullivan 2 
down
13 Johnny Cecotto 1 
down
 Nigel Mansell 1 
up
 Mauro Baldi 1 
down
1 Renault / Renault 36 
same
2 Williams / Ford 32 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 31 
down
4 Brabham / BMW 27 
down
5 McLaren / Ford 25 
same
6 Tyrrell / Ford 11 
up
7 Arrows / Ford 4 
down
8 Theodore / Ford 1 
same
 Lotus / Ford 1 
up
 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 28Car 7
EntrantBenetton Tyrrell TeamScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACMarlboro McLaren International
DriverMichele AlboretoRenÚ ArnouxJohn Watson
CarTyrrell 011Ferrari 126C2BMcLaren MP4/1C
EngineFord Cosworth DFY 3.0 V8Ferrari 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFY 3.0 V8
Time1:50'53.6691'44.7341'47.668
Speed130.600 km/h138.282 km/h134.514 km/h


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