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1983 Italian GP

1983 European GP

1983 South African GP
1984 European GP
 XXXV  John Player Grand Prix of Europe


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

Details
DateSunday 25 September 1983
Start time14:00
EventEuropean GP
CircuitBrands Hatch
Event FormatRace of 76 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race387
Circuit
Laps76
Circuit Perimeter4207 m
Race Distance4207 × 76 = 319.732 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers26
Finishers15
Championship DebutantsJonathan Palmer (Driver)
MilestonesCar 11 - 20th Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 12 - 25th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Agip - 500th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
BP - 200th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Elio de Angelis - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
NÚlson Piquet - 10th Win (Driver)
Nigel Mansell - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
TAG Williams Team - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Place FinishesRenÚ Arnoux (10),
2. Most 25th Fastest LapsRaul Boesel (3),
3. Most 6th Fastest Laps in a SeasonAndrea de Cesaris (5),
4. Most 24th Fastest Laps in a SeasonOsella (4),
5. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a SeasonNÚlson Piquet (6)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (429),
2. Most 7th Place FinishesBrabham (34),
3. Most 7th Fastest LapsFerrari (30),
4. Most 13th Fastest LapsLotus (23),
5. Most Race EntriesLotus (978),
6. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (89),
7. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (71)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 57 
same
2 NÚlson Piquet 55 
up
3 RenÚ Arnoux 49 
down
4 Patrick Tambay 40 
same
5 Keke Rosberg 25 
same
6 John Watson 22 
same
7 Eddie Cheever 21 
same
8 Niki Lauda 12 
same
9 Jacques Laffite 11 
same
10 Michele Alboreto 10 
same
11 Nigel Mansell 10 
up
12 Andrea de Cesaris 9 
down
13 Derek Warwick 6 
up
14 Riccardo Patrese 4 
down
15 Marc Surer 4 
same
16 Mauro Baldi 3 
same
17 Elio de Angelis 2 
same
 Danny Sullivan 2 
same
19 Bruno Giacomelli 1 
up
 Johnny Cecotto 1 
same
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 89 
same
2 Renault / Renault 78 
same
3 Brabham / BMW 59 
same
4 Williams / Ford 36 
same
5 McLaren / Ford 34 
same
6 Tyrrell / Ford 12 
same
7 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 12 
same
8 Lotus / Renault 11 
same
9 Toleman / Hart 7 
same
10 Arrows / Ford 4 
same
11 Theodore / Ford 1 
same
 Lotus / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 11Car 12
EntrantFila SportJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team Lotus
DriverNÚlson PiquetElio de AngelisNigel Mansell
CarBrabham BT52BLotus 94TLotus 94T
EngineBMW 1.5 L4TRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6T
Time1:36'45.8651'12.0921'14.342
Speed198.254 km/h210.082 km/h203.723 km/h


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