1983 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Le Castellet circuit. Full information

1983 France Grand Prix poster

1983 France Grand Prix poster

1983 France Grand Prix

1983 France Grand Prix is 376th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Le Castellet circuit. Alain Prost won the pole position and this race. This was his 6th victory. Nelson Piquet and Eddie Cheever also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 54 laps (314 km).

Previous race: 1983 USA West Grand Prix
Next race: 1983 San Marino Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1983 France Grand Prix

12th victory for the Renault team
6th victory for the Alain Prost
11th podium for the Alain Prost
17th podium for the Nelson Piquet
4th podium for the Eddie Cheever

1983 France Grand Prix

1983 France Grand Prix

Renault RE40 - 1983 France Grand Prix winner

Renault RE40 #15 - 1983 France Grand Prix winner

1983 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alain Prost Renault RE40, #15 9.00  1h 34m 13.913s  ( 199.767 km/h ) 54 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT52, #5 6.00  1h 34m 43.633s  ( +29.720s ) 54 Fila Sport
3 Eddie Cheever Renault RE40, #16 4.00  1h 34m 54.145s  ( +40.232s ) 54 Equipe Renault Elf
4 Patrick Tambay Ferrari 126C2B, #27 3.00  1h 35m 20.793s  ( +1m 06.880s ) 54 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Keke Rosberg Williams FW08C, #1 2.00   53 TAG Williams Team
6 Jacques Laffite Williams FW08C, #2 1.00   53 TAG Williams Team
7 René Arnoux Ferrari 126C2B, #28 0   53 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 011, #3 0   53 Benetton Tyrrell Team
9 Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier JS21, #25 0   53 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
10 Marc Surer Arrows A6, #29 0   53 Arrows Racing Team
11 Johnny Cecotto Theodore N183, #34 0   52 Theodore Racing Team
12 Andrea De Cesaris Alfa Romeo 183T, #22 0   50 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
13 Bruno Giacomelli Toleman TG183B, #36 0  Gearbox 49 Candy Toleman Motorsport
ab Raul Boesel Ligier JS21, #26 0  Engine 47 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
ab Manfred Winkelhock ATS D6, #9 0  Exhaust 36 Team ATS
ab Corrado Fabi Osella FA1D, #31 0  Engine 36 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Niki Lauda McLaren MP4/1C, #8 0  Wheel bearing 29 Marlboro McLaren International
ab Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 183T, #23 0  Accident 28 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Chico Serra Arrows A6, #30 0  Gearbox 26 Arrows Racing Team
ab Roberto Guerrero Theodore N183, #33 0  Engine 23 Theodore Racing Team
ab Danny Sullivan Tyrrell 011, #4 0  Clutch 21 Benetton Tyrrell Team
ab Elio De Angelis Lotus 93T, #11 0  Electrics 20 John Player Team Lotus
ab Riccardo Patrese Brabham BT52, #6 0  Water leak 19 Fila Sport
ab Derek Warwick Toleman TG183B, #35 0  Overheating 14 Candy Toleman Motorsport
ab Nigel Mansell Lotus 92, #12 0  Driver unfit 6 John Player Team Lotus
ab John Watson McLaren MP4/1C, #7 0  Throttle 3 Marlboro McLaren International
nq Eliseo Salazar RAM March 01, #17 0     RAM Automotive Team March
nq Jean-Louis Schlesser RAM March 01, #18 0     RAM Automotive Team March
nq Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella FA1D, #32 0     Osella Squadra Corse

Qualifying Results for the 1983 France Grand Prix on the Le Castellet circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Alain Prost Renault RE40, #15 1'36''672 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Eddie Cheever Renault RE40, #16 1'38''980 Equipe Renault Elf
3 Riccardo Patrese Brabham BT52, #6 1'39''104 Fila Sport
4 René Arnoux Ferrari 126C2B, #28 1'39''115 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Elio De Angelis Lotus 93T, #11 1'39''312 John Player Team Lotus
6 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT52, #5 1'39''601 Fila Sport
7 Andrea De Cesaris Alfa Romeo 183T, #22 1'39''611 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
8 Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 183T, #23 1'39''618 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
9 Derek Warwick Toleman TG183B, #35 1'39''881 Candy Toleman Motorsport
10 Manfred Winkelhock ATS D6, #9 1'40''233 Team ATS
11 Patrick Tambay Ferrari 126C2B, #27 1'40''393 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
12 Niki Lauda McLaren MP4/1C, #8 1'41''065 Marlboro McLaren International
13 Bruno Giacomelli Toleman TG183B, #36 1'41''775 Candy Toleman Motorsport
14 John Watson McLaren MP4/1C, #7 1'41''838 Marlboro McLaren International
15 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 011, #3 1'42''177 Benetton Tyrrell Team
16 Keke Rosberg Williams FW08C, #1 1'42''450 TAG Williams Team
17 Johnny Cecotto Theodore N183, #34 1'42''615 Theodore Racing Team
18 Nigel Mansell Lotus 92, #12 1'42''650 John Player Team Lotus
19 Jacques Laffite Williams FW08C, #2 1'42''678 TAG Williams Team
20 Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier JS21, #25 1'42''737 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
21 Marc Surer Arrows A6, #29 1'42''962 Arrows Racing Team
22 Roberto Guerrero Theodore N183, #33 1'43''367 Theodore Racing Team
23 Corrado Fabi Osella FA1D, #31 1'43''411 Osella Squadra Corse
24 Danny Sullivan Tyrrell 011, #4 1'43''654 Benetton Tyrrell Team
25 Raul Boesel Ligier JS21, #26 1'44''470 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
26 Chico Serra Arrows A6, #30 1'44''778 Arrows Racing Team
27 Eliseo Salazar RAM March 01, #17 1'45''073 RAM Automotive Team March
28 Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella FA1D, #32 1'45''812 Osella Squadra Corse
29 Jean-Louis Schlesser RAM March 01, #18 1'45''866 RAM Automotive Team March

List of all cars for the 1983 France Grand Prix on the Le Castellet circuit

Ferrari 126C2B

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

Osella FA1D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Theodore N183

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 183T

Alfa Romeo 890T V8 t 1.5

ATS D6

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Lotus 93T

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Brabham BT52

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Toleman TG183B

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Ligier JS21

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RE40

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Williams FW08C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 92

Ford Cosworth DFY V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 011

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A6

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

RAM March 01

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1C

Ford Cosworth DFY V8 3.0