1983 Las Vegas Grand Prix in CART at the Caesars Palace circuit. Full information

1983 Las Vegas Grand Prix

1983 Las Vegas Grand Prix is 60th CART race. Passed at the Caesars Palace circuit. John Paul, Jr. won the pole position, Mario Andretti won this race. John Paul, Jr. and Chip Ganassi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 178 laps (322 km).

Previous race: 1983 Michigan Champ Cars
Next race: 1983 Monterey Grand Prix
Race Start: 9th October 1983

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1983 Las Vegas Grand Prix

2nd victory for the Newman-Haas Racing team
3rd victory for the Mario Andretti
18th podium for the Mario Andretti
4th podium for the John Paul, Jr.
1st podium for the Chip Ganassi

Lola T700 - 1983 Las Vegas Grand Prix winner

Lola T700 #3 - 1983 Las Vegas Grand Prix winner

1983 Las Vegas Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mario Andretti Lola T700, #3 21 2h 17m 48s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
2 John Paul, Jr. Penske PC10, #12 17 2h 17m 50s 0 Racing Team VDS
3 Chip Ganassi Wildcat Mk9B, #60 14 177 laps 0 Patrick Racing
4 Al Unser Penske PC10B, #7 12 177 laps 0 Penske Racing
5 Pete Halsmer Penske PC10, #66 10 177 laps 0 Arciero Racing
6 Pancho Carter March 82C, #21 8 176 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
7 Roger Mears Penske PC10, #9 6 175 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
8 Chris Kneifel Primus LR03, #72 5 175 laps 0 Primus Racing
9 Bobby Rahal March 83C, #2 4 173 laps 0 Truesports
10 Al Unser, Jr. Eagle 83, #17 3 171 laps Spun 0 Galles Racing
11 Josele Garza Penske PC10, #55 2 170 laps Suspension 0 Machinists Union Racing
12 Steve Chassey Eagle 82, #56 1 168 laps 0 Gohr Racing
13 Rick Mears Penske PC10B, #1 0 166 laps 0 Penske Racing
14 Dick Simon March 83C, #22 0 159 laps Transmission 0 Dick Simon Racing
15 Tom Sneva March 83C, #5 0 150 laps Fire 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
16 Kevin Cogan March 83C, #6 0 132 laps Accident 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
17 Howdy Holmes March 83C, #30 0 95 laps Engine 0 Shierson Racing
18 Derek Daly March 83C, #90 0 93 laps Transmission 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
19 Michael Andretti March 83C, #99 0 74 laps Gearbox 0 Kraco Racing
20 Geoff Brabham March 83C, #18 0 66 laps Brakes 0 Kraco Racing
21 Tony Bettenhausen jr March 83C, #10 0 49 laps Exhausts 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
22 Jeff Wood Eagle 82, #48 0 49 laps Coil 0 All-American Racers
23 Desiré Wilson March 83C, #34 0 31 laps Fire 0 Wysard Motor Co
24 Johnny Rutherford Wildcat Mk9B, #40 0 23 laps Gearbox 0 Patrick Racing
25 Teo Fabi, Scott Brayton March 83C, #33 0 18 laps Throttle cable 0 Forsythe Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1983 Las Vegas Grand Prix on the Caesars Palace circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 John Paul, Jr. Penske PC10, #12 34.888s Racing Team VDS
2 Teo Fabi March 83C, #33 35.124s Forsythe Racing
3 Mario Andretti Lola T700, #3 35.169s Newman-Haas Racing
4 Derek Daly March 83C, #90 35.261s Bettenhausen Motorsports
5 Pancho Carter March 82C, #21 35.801s Alex Foods Racing
6 Pete Halsmer Penske PC10, #66 35.813s Arciero Racing
7 Bobby Rahal March 83C, #2 35.829s Truesports
8 Geoff Brabham March 83C, #18 35.901s Kraco Racing
9 Al Unser Penske PC10B, #7 35.966s Penske Racing
10 Chip Ganassi Wildcat Mk9B, #60 36.077s Patrick Racing
11 Al Unser, Jr. Eagle 83, #17 36.092s Galles Racing
12 Tony Bettenhausen jr March 83C, #10 36.15s Bettenhausen Motorsports
13 Jeff Wood Eagle 82, #48 36.426s All-American Racers
14 Josele Garza Penske PC10, #55 36.477s Machinists Union Racing
15 Michael Andretti March 83C, #99 36.585s Kraco Racing
16 Rick Mears Penske PC10B, #1 36.679s Penske Racing
17 Chris Kneifel Primus LR03, #72 36.691s Primus Racing
18 Desiré Wilson March 83C, #34 36.769s Wysard Motor Co
19 Dick Simon March 83C, #22 36.848s Dick Simon Racing
20 Steve Chassey Eagle 82, #56 36.874s Gohr Racing
21 Scott Brayton March 83C, #37 37.076s Brayton Racing
22 Howdy Holmes March 83C, #30 37.29s Shierson Racing
23 Johnny Rutherford Wildcat Mk9B, #40 37.427s Patrick Racing
24 Roger Mears Penske PC10, #9 37.59s Machinists Union Racing
25 Kevin Cogan, Tom Sneva March 83C, #6 Accident Bignotti-Cotter Racing

List of all cars for the 1983 Las Vegas Grand Prix on the Caesars Palace circuit

Eagle 83

Cosworth

Primus LR03

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk9B

Cosworth

March 82C

Cosworth

Lola T700

Cosworth

March 83C

Cosworth

Penske PC10B

Cosworth

March 83C

Chevrolet

Penske PC10

Cosworth

Eagle 82

Chevrolet