Formula 1 1983 South African Grand Prix

data

1983-10-15
15
Kyalami
Riccardo Patrese
Patrick Tambay

The 1983 South African Grand Prix was won by Riccardo Patrese of Brabham.
Despite being on pole position in South Africa, Patrick Tambay could not convert this into a win.
Tambay was forced to retire in lap 56 due to: Turbo.

The race in South Africa was the last of 15 rounds of the 1983 season.

 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 77 1:33:25.708 9
2 77 +9.319 6
3 77 +21.969 4
4 76 +1 Lap 3
5 76 +1 Lap 2
6 76 +1 Lap 1
7 75 +2 Laps 0
8 75 +2 Laps 0
9 74 +3 Laps 0
10 73 +4 Laps 0
11 71 Electrical 0
12 71 +6 Laps 0
68 Not classified 0
66 Not classified 0
60 Engine 0
56 Turbo 0
56 Turbo 0
35 Turbo 0
28 Engine 0
20 Engine 0
18 Disqualified 0
9 Engine 0
5 Engine 0
1 Engine 0
1 Engine 0
1 Spun off 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Patrick Tambay Ferrari
2 Nelson Piquet Brabham
3 Riccardo Patrese Brabham
4 René Arnoux Ferrari
5 Alain Prost Renault
6 Keke Rosberg Williams
7 Nigel Mansell Team Lotus
8 Manfred Winkelhock ATS
9 Andrea de Cesaris Alfa Romeo
10 Jacques Laffite Williams
11 Elio de Angelis Team Lotus
12 Niki Lauda McLaren
13 Derek Warwick Toleman
14 Eddie Cheever Renault
15 John Watson McLaren
16 Bruno Giacomelli Toleman
17 Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo
18 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell
19 Danny Sullivan Tyrrell
20 Thierry Boutsen Arrows
21 Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier
22 Marc Surer Arrows
23 Raul Boesel Ligier
24 Kenny Acheson RAM
25 Corrado Fabi Osella
26 Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella

1983 South African Grand Prix

The 1983 South African Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Kyalami on 15 October 1983. It was the final race of the 1983 Formula One season.

Before the race, three drivers were still in a position to win the World Drivers' Championship: Alain Prost (Renault) led the championship with 57 points, followed by Nelson Piquet (Brabham-BMW) with 55 and René Arnoux (Ferrari) with 49. Piquet qualified second, behind Patrick Tambay (Ferrari) in pole position and ahead of Riccardo Patrese (Brabham), Arnoux and Prost in third, fourth and fifth. At the start Piquet passed Tambay to take the lead, with Patrese moving into second place. Arnoux retired with engine failure on lap 9. Prost fought his way up to third place, but he also retired on lap 35 with turbo failure. Needing only to finish fourth or higher, Piquet slowed and was overtaken by Patrese, Niki Lauda (McLaren) and Andrea de Cesaris (Alfa Romeo). Lauda's engine failed on lap 71. The race finished with Patrese in first place, de Cesaris in second and Piquet in third, and Piquet won the championship by two points. Ferrari won the Constructers' Championship despite not finishing in the points in the last race for the second consecutive year. John Watson, completing his last full Formula One season, was disqualified for overtaking other cars on the parade lap.


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