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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 Debutants
Jonathan Palmer (Driver),    European GP (Event)
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 Finishes RenÚ Arnoux (10),
2. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season NÚlson Piquet (6)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (429),
2. Most 7th Place FinishesBrabham (34),
3. Most Race EntriesLotus (978),
4. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (89),
5. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (71)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 11Car 12
EntrantFila SportJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team Lotus
Driver NÚlson Piquet Elio de Angelis Nigel 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