1982 USA East Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Detroit circuit. Full information

1982 USA East Grand Prix poster

1982 USA East Grand Prix poster

1982 USA East Grand Prix

1982 USA East Grand Prix is 364th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Detroit circuit. Alain Prost won the pole position, John Watson won this race. This was his 4th victory. Eddie Cheever and Didier Pironi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 62 laps (249 km).

Previous race: 1982 Monaco Grand Prix
Next race: 1982 Canada Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1982 USA East Grand Prix

28th victory for the McLaren team
4th victory for the John Watson
15th podium for the John Watson
2nd podium for the Eddie Cheever
10th podium for the Didier Pironi

John Watson - Winner of the 1982 USA East Grand Prix

John Watson - Winner of the 1982 USA East Grand Prix

1982 USA East Grand Prix

1982 USA East Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/1B - 1982 USA East Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/1B - 1982 USA East Grand Prix winner

1982 USA East Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 John Watson 9.00  1h 58m 41.043s  ( 125.751 km/h ) 62 Marlboro McLaren International
2 Eddie Cheever 6.00  1h 58m 56.769s  ( +15.726s ) 62 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
3 Didier Pironi 4.00  1h 59m 09.120s  ( +28.077s ) 62 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Keke Rosberg 3.00  1h 59m 53.019s  ( +1m 11.976s ) 62 TAG Williams Team
5 Derek Daly 2.00  2h 00m 04.800s  ( +1m 23.757s ) 62 TAG Williams Team
6 Jacques Laffite 1.00   61 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
7 Jochen Mass 0   61 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
8 Marc Surer 0   61 Arrows Racing Team
9 Brian Henton 0   60 Team Tyrrell
10 René Arnoux 0   59 Equipe Renault Elf
11 Chico Serra 0   59 Fittipaldi Automotive
nc Alain Prost 0   54 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Engine 44 John Player Team Lotus
ab Michele Alboreto 0  Accident 40 Team Tyrrell
ab Niki Lauda 0  Collision 40 Marlboro McLaren International
ab Bruno Giacomelli 0  Collision 30 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Elio De Angelis 0  Gearbox 17 John Player Team Lotus
ab Eliseo Salazar 0  Accident 13 Team ATS
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Collision 6 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Roberto Guerrero 0  Collision 6 Ensign Racing
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Transmission 2 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Electrics 2 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Manfred Winkelhock 0  Accident 1 Team ATS
nq Nelson Piquet 0     Parmalat Racing Team
ab Raul Boesel 0  Collision 0 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
nq Emilio De Villota 0     LBT Team March
ab Mauro Baldi 0  Collision 0 Arrows Racing Team
np Riccardo Paletti 0  Accident   Osella Squadra Corse
f Jan Lammers 0  Injury   Theodore Racing Team

List of all cars for the 1982 USA East Grand Prix on the Detroit circuit

Fittipaldi F8D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 821

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 91

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW08

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Osella FA1C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Theodore TY02

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 182

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Ensign N181

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT50

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Ligier JS17B

Matra MS81 V12 3.0

Brabham BT49D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 126C2

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

Renault RE30B

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

ATS D5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 011

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0