Formula 1 1982 Canadian Grand Prix

data

1982-06-13
8
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
Nelson Piquet
Didier Pironi

The 1982 Canadian Grand Prix was won by Nelson Piquet of Brabham.
Despite being on pole position in Canada, Didier Pironi could not convert this into a win.
Pironi was forced to retire in lap 67 due to: +3 Laps.

The race in Canada was round 8 of 16 of the 1982 season.


lives lost / deaths

This event took the lives of the following driver(s).

Riccardo Paletti Osella 1982-06-13
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 70 1:46:39.577 9
2 70 +13.799 6
3 70 +1:01.836 4
4 69 +1 Lap 3
5 69 +1 Lap 2
6 68 Out of fuel 1
7 68 Out of fuel 0
8 68 +2 Laps 0
9 67 +3 Laps 0
10 66 Out of fuel 0
11 66 +4 Laps 0
59 Not classified 0
52 Gearbox 0
47 Engine 0
41 Engine 0
30 Engine 0
28 Spun off 0
20 Engine 0
17 Clutch 0
8 Fuel system 0
7 Clutch 0
2 Collision 0
2 Collision 0
0 Withdrew 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Fatal accident 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Collision 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Didier Pironi Ferrari
2 René Arnoux Renault
3 Alain Prost Renault
4 Nelson Piquet Brabham
5 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo
6 John Watson McLaren
7 Keke Rosberg Williams
8 Riccardo Patrese Brabham
9 Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo
10 Elio de Angelis Team Lotus
11 Niki Lauda McLaren
12 Eddie Cheever Ligier
13 Derek Daly Williams
14 Nigel Mansell Team Lotus
15 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell
16 Marc Surer Arrows
17 Mauro Baldi Arrows
18 Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella
19 Jacques Laffite Ligier
20 Roberto Guerrero Ensign
21 Raul Boesel March
22 Jochen Mass March
23 Riccardo Paletti Osella
24 Eliseo Salazar ATS
25 Geoff Lees Theodore
26 Brian Henton Tyrrell

1982 Canadian Grand Prix

The 1982 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on 13 June 1982. It was the eighth race of the 1982 FIA Formula One World Championship. This was the first Canadian Grand Prix to be held in June, the organisers having moved the race from the fall to allow for warmer weather; it has been held in June ever since.

The 70-lap race was won by Nelson Piquet, driving a Brabham-BMW. It was the first Formula One victory for a BMW-engined car, but the only victory of the season for defending Drivers' Champion Piquet. Team-mate Riccardo Patrese finished second in an older Brabham-Ford, with John Watson third in a McLaren-Ford.

Piquet drove for 60 laps with badly burned feet as a result of oil leaking around the bulkhead at the front of the car and the pedals, at temperatures of 100–130 °C (212–266 °F).

The race was marred by the death of young Italian driver Riccardo Paletti, in only his second F1 race start. At the start of the race Didier Pironi, on pole position, stalled his Ferrari. Most of the other cars were able to avoid Pironi, but Paletti, starting from 23rd in his Osella, ran straight into the back of the Ferrari at around 110 mph (180 km/h). Paletti was knocked unconscious and was trapped in the wreckage of his car, which caught fire as Pironi and rescue workers tried to free him. He was eventually airlifted to hospital, where he died of internal injuries some two hours later. Paletti was the last driver to be killed during a Formula One race weekend until Roland Ratzenberger at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, and the last to die in a Formula One car until Elio de Angelis lost his life while testing for Brabham at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France in 1986.


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