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1983 Belgian GP
1982 Detroit GP

1983 Detroit GP

1983 Canadian GP
1984 Detroit GP
 II  Detroit Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 5 June 1983
Start time14:00
EventDetroit GP
CircuitDetroit
Event FormatRace of 60 laps
Race8 of 16
Championship race380
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
Championship DebutantsDetroit (4023.4 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesBenetton Tyrrell Team - 1st Win (Entrant)
McLaren - 20th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Theodore - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (420),
2. Most Races LedFerrari (212),
3. Most Laps LedFerrari (5919),
4. Most Race EntriesLotus (964),
5. Most PolesFerrari (96),
6. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (92),
7. Most 14th Place QualificationsLotus (45)

Championships
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 
up
9  RenÚ Arnoux 8 
down
  Eddie Cheever 8 
down
11  Marc Surer 4 
down
12  Danny Sullivan 2 
down
13  Mauro Baldi 1 
down
  Johnny Cecotto 1 
down
  Nigel Mansell 1 
up
1 Renault / Renault 36 
2 Williams / Ford 32 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 31 
down
4 Brabham / BMW 27 
down
5 McLaren / Ford 25 
6 Tyrrell / Ford 11 
up
7 Arrows / Ford 4 
down
8 Lotus / Ford 1 
up
 Theodore / Ford 1 
 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 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
CarTyrrell 011Ferrari 126C2BMcLaren 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


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led