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

1983 Cleveland Champ Cars

1983 Cleveland Champ Cars is 53rd CART race. Passed at the Cleveland circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position, Al Unser won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Pete Halsmer and Teo Fabi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 125 laps (500 km).

Previous race: 1983 Milwaukee Champ Cars
Next race: 1983 Michigan 500

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1983 Cleveland Champ Cars

26th victory for the Penske Racing team
2nd victory for the Al Unser
13th podium for the Al Unser
1st podium for the Pete Halsmer
1st podium for the Teo Fabi

Penske PC11 - 1983 Cleveland Champ Cars winner

Penske PC11 - 1983 Cleveland Champ Cars winner

1983 Cleveland Champ Cars results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Al Unser 21 2h 51m 54s 0 Penske Racing
2 Pete Halsmer 16 2h 52m 25s 0 Arciero Racing
3 Teo Fabi 14 124 laps 0 Forsythe Racing
4 Mike Mosley 12 124 laps 0 Kraco Racing
5 Tom Sneva 10 123 laps 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
6 Roger Mears 8 121 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
7 Rick Mears 6 120 laps 0 Penske Racing
8 Pancho Carter 5 119 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
9 Al Unser jr 4 119 laps 0 Galles Racing
10 Desiré Wilson 3 117 laps 0 Wysard Motor Co
11 Phil Krueger 2 109 laps 0 McCray Racing
12 Howdy Holmes 1 95 laps 0 Shierson Racing
13 Chip Ganassi 0 65 laps Ignition 0 Patrick Racing
14 Bill Whittington 0 56 laps Spun 0 Whittington Racing
15 Mario Andretti 1 56 laps Overheating 0 Newman-Haas Racing
16 Herm Johnson 0 54 laps 0 Herm Johnson
17 Josele Garza 0 52 laps Transmission 0 Machinists Union Racing
18 Tony Bettenhausen jr 0 47 laps Fire 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
19 Bobby Rahal 0 40 laps Accident 0 Truesports
20 Bill Alsup 0 31 laps Fire 0 Alsup Racing
21 John Paul jr 0 23 laps Engine 0 Racing Team VDS
22 Steve Chassey 0 18 laps Handling 0 Gohr Racing
23 Bill Tempero 0 16 laps Spun 0 Bill Tempero
24 Scott Brayton 0 12 laps Fuel system 0 Brayton Racing
25 Kevin Cogan 0 10 laps Electrics 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
26 Gordon Johncock 0 10 laps Overheating 0 Patrick Racing
27 Chris Kneifel 0 8 laps Engine 0 Primus Racing
28 Danny Ongais 0 2 laps Turbocharger 0 Patrick Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1983 Cleveland Champ Cars on the Cleveland circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Mario Andretti 1m 13.516s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Al Unser jr 1m 13.963s Galles Racing
3 Bobby Rahal 1m 14.167s Truesports
4 Teo Fabi 1m 14.214s Forsythe Racing
5 Pete Halsmer 1m 15.23s Arciero Racing
6 Rick Mears 1m 15.24s Penske Racing
7 Al Unser 1m 15.4s Penske Racing
8 Josele Garza 1m 15.51s Machinists Union Racing
9 Gordon Johncock 1m 16.026s Patrick Racing
10 Howdy Holmes 1m 16.116s Shierson Racing
11 Roger Mears 1m 16.398s Machinists Union Racing
12 Chris Kneifel 1m 16.781s Primus Racing
13 John Paul jr 1m 16.801s Racing Team VDS
14 Mike Mosley 1m 16.836s Kraco Racing
15 Kevin Cogan 1m 17.427s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
16 Chip Ganassi 1m 17.427s Patrick Racing
17 Pancho Carter 1m 17.791s Alex Foods Racing
18 Tom Sneva 1m 17.826s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
19 Bill Whittington 1m 17.98s Whittington Racing
20 Scott Brayton 1m 18.023s Brayton Racing
21 Tony Bettenhausen jr 1m 18.755s Bettenhausen Motorsports
22 Desiré Wilson 1m 19.085s Wysard Motor Co
23 Bill Tempero 1m 19.557s Bill Tempero
24 Phil Krueger 1m 19.584s McCray Racing
25 Steve Chassey 1m 19.788s Gohr Racing
26 Herm Johnson 1m 19.977s Herm Johnson
27 Danny Ongais Turbocharger Patrick Racing
28 Bill Alsup Fire Alsup Racing

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

March 83C

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Penske PC11

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Eagle 82

Chevrolet

Penske PC10

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Primus LR03

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Lola T700

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Longhorn LR01

Chevrolet

March 82C

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Eagle 83

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Wildcat Mk9

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Penske PC9C

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Penske PC9

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