1983 USA West Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Long Beach circuit. Full information

1983 USA West Grand Prix poster

1983 USA West Grand Prix poster

1983 USA West Grand Prix

1983 USA West Grand Prix is 375th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Long Beach circuit. Patrick Tambay won the pole position, John Watson won this race. Niki Lauda and René Arnoux also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (246 km).

Previous race: 1983 Brazil Grand Prix
Next race: 1983 France Grand Prix
Race Start: 27th March 1983

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1983 USA West Grand Prix

30th victory for the McLaren team
5th victory for the John Watson
18th podium for the John Watson
44th podium for the Niki Lauda
12th podium for the René Arnoux

John Watson - Winner of the 1983 USA West Grand Prix

John Watson - Winner of the 1983 USA West Grand Prix

1983 USA West Grand Prix

1983 USA West Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/1C - 1983 USA West Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/1C #7 - 1983 USA West Grand Prix winner

1983 USA West Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 John Watson McLaren MP4/1C, #7 9.00  1h 53m 34.889s  ( 129.753 km/h ) 75 Marlboro McLaren International
2 Niki Lauda McLaren MP4/1C, #8 6.00  1h 54m 02.882s  ( +27.993s ) 75 Marlboro McLaren International
3 René Arnoux Ferrari 126C2B, #28 4.00  1h 54m 48.527s  ( +1m 13.638s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Jacques Laffite Williams FW08C, #2 3.00   74 TAG Williams Team
5 Marc Surer Arrows A6, #29 2.00   74 Arrows Racing Team
6 Johnny Cecotto Theodore N183, #34 1.00   74 Theodore Racing Team
7 Raul Boesel Ligier JS21, #26 0   73 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
8 Danny Sullivan Tyrrell 011, #4 0   73 Benetton Tyrrell Team
9 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 011, #3 0   73 Benetton Tyrrell Team
10 Riccardo Patrese Brabham BT52, #6 0  Engine 72 Fila Sport
11 Alain Prost Renault RE40, #15 0   72 Equipe Renault Elf
12 Nigel Mansell Lotus 92, #12 0   72 John Player Team Lotus
13 Eddie Cheever Renault RE30C, #16 0  Gearbox 67 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Alan Jones Arrows A6, #30 0  Suspension 58 Arrows Racing Team
ab Nelson Piquet Brabham BT52, #5 0  Throttle 51 Fila Sport
ab Andrea De Cesaris Alfa Romeo 183T, #22 0  Gearbox 48 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Elio De Angelis Lotus 93T, #11 0  Tyre 29 John Player Team Lotus
ab Roberto Guerrero Theodore N183, #33 0  Gearbox 27 Theodore Racing Team
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier JS21, #25 0  Collision 26 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
ab Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 183T, #23 0  Accident 26 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Bruno Giacomelli Toleman TG183B, #36 0  Battery 26 Candy Toleman Motorsport
ab Patrick Tambay Ferrari 126C2B, #27 0  Collision 25 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Keke Rosberg Williams FW08C, #1 0  Collision 25 TAG Williams Team
ab Eliseo Salazar RAM March 01, #17 0  Gearbox 25 RAM Automotive Team March
ab Derek Warwick Toleman TG183B, #35 0  Accident 11 Candy Toleman Motorsport
ab Manfred Winkelhock ATS D6, #9 0  Accident 3 Team ATS
nq Corrado Fabi Osella FA1D, #31 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella FA1D, #32 0     Osella Squadra Corse

Qualifying Results for the 1983 USA West Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Patrick Tambay Ferrari 126C2B, #27 1'26''117 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 René Arnoux Ferrari 126C2B, #28 1'26''935 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Keke Rosberg Williams FW08C, #1 1'27''145 TAG Williams Team
4 Jacques Laffite Williams FW08C, #2 1'27''818 TAG Williams Team
5 Elio De Angelis Lotus 93T, #11 1'27''982 John Player Team Lotus
6 Derek Warwick Toleman TG183B, #35 1'28''130 Candy Toleman Motorsport
7 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 011, #3 1'28''425 Benetton Tyrrell Team
8 Alain Prost Renault RE40, #15 1'28''558 Equipe Renault Elf
9 Danny Sullivan Tyrrell 011, #4 1'28''833 Benetton Tyrrell Team
10 Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier JS21, #25 1'28''913 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
11 Riccardo Patrese Brabham BT52, #6 1'28''958 Fila Sport
12 Alan Jones Arrows A6, #30 1'29''112 Arrows Racing Team
13 Nigel Mansell Lotus 92, #12 1'29''167 John Player Team Lotus
14 Bruno Giacomelli Toleman TG183B, #36 1'29''266 Candy Toleman Motorsport
15 Eddie Cheever Renault RE30C, #16 1'29''422 Equipe Renault Elf
16 Marc Surer Arrows A6, #29 1'29''521 Arrows Racing Team
17 Johnny Cecotto Theodore N183, #34 1'29''559 Theodore Racing Team
18 Roberto Guerrero Theodore N183, #33 1'29''585 Theodore Racing Team
19 Andrea De Cesaris Alfa Romeo 183T, #22 1'29''603 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
20 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT52, #5 1'30''034 Fila Sport
21 Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 183T, #23 1'30''070 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
22 John Watson McLaren MP4/1C, #7 1'30''100 Marlboro McLaren International
23 Niki Lauda McLaren MP4/1C, #8 1'30''188 Marlboro McLaren International
24 Manfred Winkelhock ATS D6, #9 1'30''220 Team ATS
25 Eliseo Salazar RAM March 01, #17 1'31''126 RAM Automotive Team March
26 Raul Boesel Ligier JS21, #26 1'31''759 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
27 Corrado Fabi Osella FA1D, #31 1'31''901 Osella Squadra Corse
28 Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella FA1D, #32 1'32''182 Osella Squadra Corse

List of all cars for the 1983 USA West Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

Toleman TG183B

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Lotus 93T

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Ferrari 126C2B

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

Renault RE30C

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Lotus 92

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT52

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Osella FA1D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 011

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW08C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Theodore N183

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A6

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS21

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 183T

Alfa Romeo 890T V8 t 1.5

RAM March 01

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RE40

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

ATS D6

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5