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. This was his 2nd victory. 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

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 - 1983 Road America Champ Cars winner

1983 Road America Champ Cars results

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

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

Position Name Result Team
1 Mario Andretti 1m 58.898s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Teo Fabi 1m 58.903s Forsythe Racing
3 Bobby Rahal 1m 59.114s Truesports
4 John Paul jr 1m 59.699s Racing Team VDS
5 Derek Daly 2m 0.997s Bettenhausen Motorsports
6 Chris Kneifel 2m 1.965s Primus Racing
7 Al Unser jr 2m 2.031s Galles Racing
8 Al Unser 2m 2.19s Penske Racing
9 Pete Halsmer 2m 2.569s Arciero Racing
10 Howdy Holmes 2m 2.621s Shierson Racing
11 Rick Mears 2m 2.836s Penske Racing
12 Chip Ganassi 2m 3.459s Patrick Racing
13 Desiré Wilson 2m 3.571s Wysard Motor Co
14 Kevin Cogan 2m 3.917s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
15 Josele Garza 2m 3.981s Machinists Union Racing
16 Tom Sneva 2m 4.345s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
17 Danny Ongais 2m 5.926s Patrick Racing
18 Tom Klausler 2m 6.235s Douglas Schulz
19 Greg Leffler 2m 6.515s Jet Engineering
20 Steve Chassey 2m 6.598s Gohr Racing
21 Roger Mears 2m 6.617s Machinists Union Racing
22 Tony Bettenhausen jr 2m 6.812s Bettenhausen Motorsports
23 Drake Olson 2m 6.875s GTS Racing
24 Mike Mosley 2m 7.352s Kraco Racing
25 Pancho Carter 2m 7.404s Alex Foods Racing
26 Dick Simon 2m 9.788s Dick Simon Racing

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

Theodore T83

Cosworth

Eagle 83

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk9

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Penske PC10

Cosworth

Schkee DB6

Chevrolet

March 83C

Cosworth

Penske PC11

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March 82C

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Primus LR03

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Lola T700

Cosworth

Eagle 82

Chevrolet

Penske PC9B

Cosworth