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1983 Belgian GP
1982 Detroit GP

1983 Detroit GP

1983 Canadian GP
1984 Detroit GP
 II  Detroit Grand Prix

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 5 June 1983
Start time14:00
Event Detroit GP
Circuit Detroit
Event FormatRace of 60 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#7 of 15 in 1983
#380 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps60
Circuit Perimeter4023 m
Race Distance4023 × 60 = 241.380 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
DebutantsNone
MilestonesBenetton Tyrrell Team – 1st Win (Entrant)
 Theodore – 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (420),
2. Most Races Led Ferrari (212),
3. Most Laps Led Ferrari (5919),
4. Most Race Entries Lotus (964),
5. Most Poles Ferrari (96),
6. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (92),
7. Most 14th Place Qualifications Lotus (45)

World Championship standings
1  Alain Prost 28 
2  NÚlson Piquet 27 
3  Patrick Tambay 23 
4  Keke Rosberg 22 
5  John Watson 15 
6  Niki Lauda 10 
7  Jacques Laffite 10 up
8  Michele Alboreto 9 
9  Eddie Cheever 8 up
  RenÚ Arnoux 8 up
11  Marc Surer 4 up
12  Danny Sullivan 2 up
13  Johnny Cecotto 1 up
  Mauro Baldi 1 up
  Nigel Mansell 1 
1  Renault / Renault 36 
2  Williams / Ford 32 up
3  Ferrari / Ferrari 31 up
4  Brabham / BMW 27 up
5  McLaren / Ford 25 
6  Tyrrell / Ford 11 up
7  Arrows / Ford 4 up
8  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 1 
  Lotus / Ford 1 
  Theodore / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 28Car 7
EntrantBenetton Tyrrell TeamScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACMarlboro McLaren International
Driver Michele Alboreto RenÚ Arnoux John Watson
Car Tyrrell 011 Ferrari 126C2B McLaren MP4/1C
EngineFord Cosworth DFY 3.0 V8Ferrari 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFY 3.0 V8
Time1:50'53.6691'44.7341'47.668
Speed130.600 km/h138.282 km/h134.514 km/h