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1983 Italian GP

1983 European GP

1983 South African GP
1984 European GP
 XXXV  John Player Grand Prix of Europe

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

Details
DateSunday 25 September 1983
Start time14:00
Event European GP
Circuit Brands Hatch
Event FormatRace of 76 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#14 of 15 in 1983
#387 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps76
Circuit Perimeter4207 m
Race Distance4207 × 76 = 319.732 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers26
Finishers15
Debutants
Jonathan Palmer (Driver),    European GP (Event)
MilestonesAgip – 500th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
BP – 200th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
 Nigel Mansell – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Elio de Angelis – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Place Finishes RenÚ Arnoux (10),
2. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a Season NÚlson Piquet (6)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (429),
2. Most 7th Place Finishes Brabham (34),
3. Most Race Entries Lotus (978),
4. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (89),
5. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (71)

World Championship standings
1  Alain Prost 57 
2  NÚlson Piquet 55 up
3  RenÚ Arnoux 49 up
4  Patrick Tambay 40 
5  Keke Rosberg 25 
6  John Watson 22 
7  Eddie Cheever 21 
8  Niki Lauda 12 
9  Jacques Laffite 11 
10  Michele Alboreto 10 
11  Nigel Mansell 10 up
12  Andrea de Cesaris 9 up
13  Derek Warwick 6 up
14  Riccardo Patrese 4 up
15  Marc Surer 4 
16  Mauro Baldi 3 
17  Danny Sullivan 2 
  Elio de Angelis 2 
19  Johnny Cecotto 1 
  Bruno Giacomelli 1 
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 89 
2  Renault / Renault 78 
3  Brabham / BMW 59 
4  Williams / Ford 36 
5  McLaren / Ford 34 
6  Tyrrell / Ford 12 
7  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 12 
8  Lotus / Renault 11 
9  Toleman / Hart 7 
10  Arrows / Ford 4 
11  Lotus / Ford 1 
  Theodore / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 11Car 12
EntrantFila SportJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team Lotus
Driver NÚlson Piquet Elio de Angelis Nigel Mansell
Car Brabham BT52B Lotus 94T Lotus 94T
EngineBMW 1.5 L4TRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6T
Time1:36'45.8651'12.0921'14.342
Speed198.254 km/h210.082 km/h203.723 km/h