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1983 Monaco GP
1982 Belgian GP

1983 Belgian GP

1983 Detroit GP
1984 Belgian GP
 XLI  Grand Prix de Belgique

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 22 May 1983
Start time14:00
Event Belgian GP
Circuit Spa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 40 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#6 of 15 in 1983
#379 (of all time)
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
DebutantsThierry Boutsen (Driver)
MilestonesMarlboro Team Alfa Romeo – 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo – 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
 Alain Prost – 50th Race Entry (Driver)
 Andrea de Cesaris – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (440),
2. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (287),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (308),
4. Most Retirements Lotus (419),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (111),
6. Most 9th Place Finishes Lotus (28),
7. Most Race Entries Lotus (962),
8. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Ferrari (93),
9. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (88),
10. Most 13th Place Qualifications Lotus (51),
11. Most 19th Place Qualifications Lotus (24)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 15Car 15Car 22
EntrantEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault ElfMarlboro Team Alfa Romeo
Driver Alain Prost Alain Prost Andrea de Cesaris
Car Renault RE40 Renault RE40 Alfa 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