1983 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Silverstone circuit. Full information

1983 Britain Grand Prix poster

1983 Britain Grand Prix poster

1983 Britain Grand Prix

1983 Britain Grand Prix is 382nd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Silverstone circuit. René Arnoux won the pole position, Alain Prost won this race. This was his 8th victory. Nelson Piquet and Patrick Tambay also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 67 laps (316 km).

Previous race: 1983 Canada Grand Prix
Next race: 1983 Germany Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1983 Britain Grand Prix

14th victory for the Renault team
8th victory for the Alain Prost
15th podium for the Alain Prost
19th podium for the Nelson Piquet
7th podium for the Patrick Tambay

1983 Britain Grand Prix

1983 Britain Grand Prix

Renault RE40 - 1983 Britain Grand Prix winner

Renault RE40 - 1983 Britain Grand Prix winner

1983 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alain Prost 9.00  1h 24m 39.780s  ( 224.069 km/h ) 67 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Nelson Piquet 6.00  1h 24m 58.941s  ( +19.161s ) 67 Fila Sport
3 Patrick Tambay 4.00  1h 25m 06.026s  ( +26.246s ) 67 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Nigel Mansell 3.00  1h 25m 18.732s  ( +38.952s ) 67 John Player Team Lotus
5 René Arnoux 2.00  1h 25m 38.654s  ( +58.874s ) 67 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Niki Lauda 1.00   66 Marlboro McLaren International
7 Mauro Baldi 0   66 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
8 Andrea De Cesaris 0   66 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
9 John Watson 0   66 Marlboro McLaren International
10 Jean-Pierre Jarier 0   65 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
11 Keke Rosberg 0   65 TAG Williams Team
12 Jacques Laffite 0   65 TAG Williams Team
13 Michele Alboreto 0   65 Benetton Tyrrell Team
14 Danny Sullivan 0   65 Benetton Tyrrell Team
15 Thierry Boutsen 0   65 Arrows Racing Team
16 Roberto Guerrero 0   64 Theodore Racing Team
17 Marc Surer 0   64 Arrows Racing Team
ab Manfred Winkelhock 0  Overheating 49 Team ATS
ab Raul Boesel 0  Oil leak 48 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
ab Piercarlo Ghinzani 0  Fuel pressure 46 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Derek Warwick 0  Gearbox 27 Candy Toleman Motorsport
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Turbo 9 Fila Sport
ab Stefan Johansson 0  Fuel pump 5 Spirit Racing
ab Eddie Cheever 0  Cylinder head gasket 3 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Bruno Giacomelli 0  Turbo 3 Candy Toleman Motorsport
ab Elio De Angelis 0  Fire 1 John Player Team Lotus
f Stefan Bellof 0  Registration not confirmed   Team ATS
nq Kenny Acheson 0     RAM Automotive Team March
nq Corrado Fabi 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq Johnny Cecotto 0     Theodore Racing Team

Qualifying Results for the 1983 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 René Arnoux 1'09''462 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Patrick Tambay 1'10''104 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Alain Prost 1'10''170 Equipe Renault Elf
4 Elio De Angelis 1'10''771 John Player Team Lotus
5 Riccardo Patrese 1'10''881 Fila Sport
6 Nelson Piquet 1'10''933 Fila Sport
7 Eddie Cheever 1'11''055 Equipe Renault Elf
8 Manfred Winkelhock 1'11''687 Team ATS
9 Andrea De Cesaris 1'12''150 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
10 Derek Warwick 1'12''528 Candy Toleman Motorsport
11 Mauro Baldi 1'12''860 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
12 Bruno Giacomelli 1'13''422 Candy Toleman Motorsport
13 Keke Rosberg 1'13''755 TAG Williams Team
14 Stefan Johansson 1'13''962 Spirit Racing
15 Niki Lauda 1'14''267 Marlboro McLaren International
16 Michele Alboreto 1'14''651 Benetton Tyrrell Team
17 Thierry Boutsen 1'14''964 Arrows Racing Team
18 Nigel Mansell 1'15''133 John Player Team Lotus
19 Marc Surer 1'15''135 Arrows Racing Team
20 Jacques Laffite 1'15''234 TAG Williams Team
21 Roberto Guerrero 1'15''317 Theodore Racing Team
22 Raul Boesel 1'15''386 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
23 Danny Sullivan 1'15''449 Benetton Tyrrell Team
24 John Watson 1'15''609 Marlboro McLaren International
25 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1'15''767 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
26 Piercarlo Ghinzani 1'16''544 Osella Squadra Corse
27 Johnny Cecotto 1'16''714 Theodore Racing Team
28 Corrado Fabi 1'17''594 Osella Squadra Corse
29 Kenny Acheson 1'18''103 RAM Automotive Team March
0 Stefan Bellof 0 Team ATS

List of all cars for the 1983 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Renault RE40

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

McLaren MP4/1C

Ford Cosworth DFY V8 3.0

Williams FW08C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Spirit 201

Honda RA163E V6 t 1.5

Osella FA1E

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Ligier JS21

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

RAM March 01

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D6

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Tyrrell 011

Ford Cosworth DFY V8 3.0

Theodore N183

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 126C3

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

Alfa Romeo 183T

Alfa Romeo 890T V8 t 1.5

Lotus 94T

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Brabham BT52B

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Toleman TG183B

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Arrows A6

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS21

Ford Cosworth DFY V8 3.0