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1983 Brazilian GP
1982 US West GP

1983 US West GP

1983 British Open Trophy
1983 French GP
 IX  Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

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

Details
DateSunday 27 March 1983
Start time14:00
Event US West GP
Circuit Long Beach
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#2 of 15 in 1983
#375 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter3275 m
Race Distance3275 × 75 = 245.625 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
DebutantsRenault RE40 (Car Model)
Milestones Patrick Tambay – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (435),
2. Most Retirements Lotus (413),
3. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (284),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (303),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes Niki Lauda (17),
6. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (89),
7. Most Races Led Ferrari (209),
8. Most Laps Led Ferrari (5865),
9. Most Race Entries Lotus (954),
10. Most Poles Ferrari (94),
11. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Ferrari (91),
12. Most 13th Place Qualifications Lotus (50)

World Championship standings
1  Niki Lauda 10 up
2  John Watson 9 
  NÚlson Piquet 9 up
4  Jacques Laffite 6 up
5  RenÚ Arnoux 4 
6  Marc Surer 3 up
7  Patrick Tambay 2 up
8  Johnny Cecotto 1 
1  McLaren / Ford 19 up
2  Brabham / BMW 9 up
3  Ferrari / Ferrari 6 up
4  Williams / Ford 6 up
5  Arrows / Ford 3 
6  Theodore / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 27Car 8
EntrantMarlboro McLaren InternationalScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACMarlboro McLaren International
Driver John Watson Patrick Tambay Niki Lauda
Car McLaren MP4/1C Ferrari 126C2B McLaren MP4/1C
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:53'34.8891'26.1171'28.330
Speed129.753 km/h136.907 km/h133.477 km/h