1983 Road America Champ Cars in CART at the Elkhart Lake circuit. Full information

1983 Road America Champ Cars

1983 Road America Champ Cars is 55th CART race. Passed at the Elkhart Lake circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position and this race. Al Unser, Jr. and Al Unser also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 50 laps (326 km).

Previous race: 1983 Michigan 500
Next race: 1983 Pocono 500
Race Start: 31st July 1983

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1983 Road America Champ Cars

1st victory for the Newman-Haas Racing team
2nd victory for the Mario Andretti
16th podium for the Mario Andretti
1st podium for the Al Unser, Jr.
15th podium for the Al Unser

Lola T700 - 1983 Road America Champ Cars winner

Lola T700 #3 - 1983 Road America Champ Cars winner

1983 Road America Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mario Andretti Lola T700, #3 21 2h 42.75s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
2 Al Unser, Jr. Eagle 83, #17 16 2h 58.73s 0 Galles Racing
3 Al Unser Penske PC11, #7 14 2h 1m 2.02s 0 Penske Racing
4 Tom Sneva Theodore T83, #5 12 49 laps 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
5 John Paul, Jr. Penske PC10, #12 10 49 laps 0 Racing Team VDS
6 Steve Chassey Eagle 82, #56 8 49 laps 0 Gohr Racing
7 Pancho Carter March 82C, #21 6 49 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
8 Roger Mears Penske PC10, #9 5 48 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
9 Derek Daly March 83C, #90 4 47 laps Spun 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
10 Bobby Rahal March 83C, #2 4 47 laps Out of fuel 0 Truesports
11 Josele Garza Penske PC10, #55 2 47 laps Out of fuel 0 Machinists Union Racing
12 Tony Bettenhausen jr March 83C, #10 1 46 laps Out of fuel 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
13 Dick Simon Eagle 83, #22 0 46 laps 0 Dick Simon Racing
14 Pete Halsmer Penske PC10, #66 0 45 laps Out of fuel 0 Arciero Racing
15 Teo Fabi March 83C, #33 0 45 laps 0 Forsythe Racing
16 Howdy Holmes March 83C, #30 0 36 laps Accident 0 Shierson Racing
17 Rick Mears Penske PC11, #1 0 29 laps Accident 0 Penske Racing
18 Danny Ongais March 83C, #40 0 27 laps Gearbox 0 Patrick Racing
19 Kevin Cogan Theodore T83, #6 0 26 laps Electrics 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
20 Desiré Wilson March 83C, #34 0 26 laps Accident 0 Wysard Motor Co
21 Chip Ganassi Wildcat Mk9, #20 0 23 laps Ignition 0 Patrick Racing
22 Tom Klausler Schkee DB6, #48 0 22 laps Clutch 0 Douglas Schulz
23 Drake Olson Penske PC9B, #86 0 16 laps Oil pressure 0 GTS Racing
24 Greg Leffler Eagle 82, #64 0 14 laps Engine 0 Jet Engineering
25 Mike Mosley, Chris Kneifel March 83C, #18 0 9 laps Fire 0 Kraco Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1983 Road America Champ Cars on the Elkhart Lake circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Mario Andretti Lola T700, #3 1m 58.898s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Teo Fabi March 83C, #33 1m 58.903s Forsythe Racing
3 Bobby Rahal March 83C, #2 1m 59.114s Truesports
4 John Paul, Jr. Penske PC10, #12 1m 59.699s Racing Team VDS
5 Derek Daly March 83C, #90 2m 0.997s Bettenhausen Motorsports
6 Chris Kneifel Primus LR03, #72 2m 1.965s Primus Racing
7 Al Unser, Jr. Eagle 83, #17 2m 2.031s Galles Racing
8 Al Unser Penske PC11, #7 2m 2.19s Penske Racing
9 Pete Halsmer Penske PC10, #66 2m 2.569s Arciero Racing
10 Howdy Holmes March 83C, #30 2m 2.621s Shierson Racing
11 Rick Mears Penske PC11, #1 2m 2.836s Penske Racing
12 Chip Ganassi Wildcat Mk9, #20 2m 3.459s Patrick Racing
13 Desiré Wilson March 83C, #34 2m 3.571s Wysard Motor Co
14 Kevin Cogan Theodore T83, #6 2m 3.917s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
15 Josele Garza Penske PC10, #55 2m 3.981s Machinists Union Racing
16 Tom Sneva Theodore T83, #5 2m 4.345s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
17 Danny Ongais March 83C, #40 2m 5.926s Patrick Racing
18 Tom Klausler Schkee DB6, #48 2m 6.235s Douglas Schulz
19 Greg Leffler Eagle 82, #64 2m 6.515s Jet Engineering
20 Steve Chassey Eagle 82, #56 2m 6.598s Gohr Racing
21 Roger Mears Penske PC10, #9 2m 6.617s Machinists Union Racing
22 Tony Bettenhausen jr March 83C, #10 2m 6.812s Bettenhausen Motorsports
23 Drake Olson Penske PC9B, #86 2m 6.875s GTS Racing
24 Mike Mosley March 83C, #18 2m 7.352s Kraco Racing
25 Pancho Carter, Dick Simon March 82C, #21 2m 7.404s Alex Foods Racing

List of all cars for the 1983 Road America Champ Cars on the Elkhart Lake circuit

Penske PC10

Cosworth

Eagle 82

Chevrolet

Penske PC11

Cosworth

Eagle 83

Cosworth

Primus LR03

Cosworth

Schkee DB6

Chevrolet

Penske PC9B

Cosworth

March 82C

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk9

Cosworth

Lola T700

Cosworth

March 83C

Cosworth

Theodore T83

Cosworth