1983 Atlanta Champ Cars in CART at the Atlanta circuit. Full information

1983 Atlanta Champ Cars

1983 Atlanta Champ Cars is 50th CART race. Passed at the Atlanta circuit. Rick Mears won the pole position, Gordon Johncock won this race. This was his 6th victory. Al Unser and John Paul jr also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 132 laps (323 km).

Previous race: 1982 Phoenix Champ Cars
Next race: 1983 Indianapolis 500

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1983 Atlanta Champ Cars

6th victory for the Patrick Racing team
6th victory for the Gordon Johncock
16th podium for the Gordon Johncock
10th podium for the Al Unser
1st podium for the John Paul jr

Wildcat Mk9 - 1983 Atlanta Champ Cars winner

Wildcat Mk9 #20 - 1983 Atlanta Champ Cars winner

1983 Atlanta Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Gordon Johncock Wildcat Mk9, #20 20 1h 22m 29.295s 0 Patrick Racing
2 Al Unser Penske PC11, #7 16 1h 22m 53s 0 Penske Racing
3 John Paul jr Penske PC10, #12 14 131 laps 0 Racing Team VDS
4 Pete Halsmer Penske PC10, #66 12 130 laps 0 Arciero Racing
5 Mario Andretti Lola T700, #3 10 128 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
6 Al Unser jr Eagle 83, #17 8 127 laps 0 Galles Racing
7 Roger Mears Penske PC10, #9 6 127 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
8 Rick Mears Penske PC11, #1 7 126 laps 0 Penske Racing
9 Howdy Holmes March 83C, #30 4 126 laps 0 Shierson Racing
10 Tony Bettenhausen jr March 83C, #10 3 126 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
11 Jim McElreath Penske PC7, #23 2 125 laps 0 McElreath Racing
12 Doug Heveron Wildcat Mk8B, #41 1 121 laps 0 Rhoades Racing
13 Mike Mosley March 83C, #18 0 109 laps Gearbox 0 Kraco Racing
14 Tom Sneva March 83C, #5 0 68 laps Radiator 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
15 Kevin Cogan March 83C, #6 0 66 laps Radiator 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
16 Pancho Carter March 82C, #21 0 64 laps Gearbox 0 Alex Foods Racing
17 Steve Chassey Eagle 82, #56 0 63 laps Mechanical 0 Gohr Racing
18 Johnny Rutherford Wildcat Mk9, #40 0 59 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
19 Chet Fillip Wildcat Mk8, #38 0 54 laps Valve 0 Circle Bar Auto Racing
20 Teo Fabi March 83C, #33 0 41 laps Suspension 0 Forsythe Racing
21 Bobby Rahal March 83C, #2 0 9 laps Accident 0 Truesports
22 Derek Daly March 82C, #34 0 9 laps Accident 0 Wysard Motor Co

List of all cars for the 1983 Atlanta Champ Cars on the Atlanta circuit

Lola T700

Cosworth

Eagle 82

Chevrolet

Wildcat Mk8B

Cosworth

Penske PC9

Cosworth

Eagle 83

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk9

Cosworth

March 82C

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk8

Cosworth

March 83C

Cosworth

Penske PC11

Cosworth

Penske PC9C

Cosworth

Penske PC10

Cosworth

Penske PC7

Cosworth