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 Grand Prix. 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 Grand Prix: 1983 USA West Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 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 - 1983 France Grand Prix winner

1983 France Grand Prix results

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

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

Position Name Result Team
1 Alain Prost 1'36''672 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Eddie Cheever 1'38''980 Equipe Renault Elf
3 Riccardo Patrese 1'39''104 Fila Sport
4 René Arnoux 1'39''115 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Elio De Angelis 1'39''312 John Player Team Lotus
6 Nelson Piquet 1'39''601 Fila Sport
7 Andrea De Cesaris 1'39''611 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
8 Mauro Baldi 1'39''618 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
9 Derek Warwick 1'39''881 Candy Toleman Motorsport
10 Manfred Winkelhock 1'40''233 Team ATS
11 Patrick Tambay 1'40''393 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
12 Niki Lauda 1'41''065 Marlboro McLaren International
13 Bruno Giacomelli 1'41''775 Candy Toleman Motorsport
14 John Watson 1'41''838 Marlboro McLaren International
15 Michele Alboreto 1'42''177 Benetton Tyrrell Team
16 Keke Rosberg 1'42''450 TAG Williams Team
17 Johnny Cecotto 1'42''615 Theodore Racing Team
18 Nigel Mansell 1'42''650 John Player Team Lotus
19 Jacques Laffite 1'42''678 TAG Williams Team
20 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1'42''737 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
21 Marc Surer 1'42''962 Arrows Racing Team
22 Roberto Guerrero 1'43''367 Theodore Racing Team
23 Corrado Fabi 1'43''411 Osella Squadra Corse
24 Danny Sullivan 1'43''654 Benetton Tyrrell Team
25 Raul Boesel 1'44''470 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
26 Chico Serra 1'44''778 Arrows Racing Team
27 Eliseo Salazar 1'45''073 RAM Automotive Team March
28 Piercarlo Ghinzani 1'45''812 Osella Squadra Corse
29 Jean-Louis Schlesser 1'45''866 RAM Automotive Team March

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

Osella FA1D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 93T

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Renault RE40

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Arrows A6

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 011

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 126C2B

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

ATS D6

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Ligier JS21

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Toleman TG183B

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

McLaren MP4/1C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1C

Ford Cosworth DFY V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 183T

Alfa Romeo 890T V8 t 1.5

Brabham BT52

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Lotus 92

Ford Cosworth DFY V8 3.0

Williams FW08C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

RAM March 01

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Theodore N183

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0