FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1983 Round 15 South Africa

The 1983 South African Grand Prix was Round 1 of the 1983 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Kyalami in South Africa on Sunday, 15 October 1983. Patrick Tambay started on pole position for Ferrari and Riccardo Patrese was the race winner in the Brabham BMW.

1983 Southern Sun Hotels Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedGridPoints
16Riccardo PatreseItalyBrabham BMWMichelin771:33:25.7081:33:25.708--1:10.8488202.94139
222Andrea de CesarisItalyAlfa RomeoMichelin77+9.3191:33:35.027+9.319+9.3191:11.4015202.60496
35Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham BMWMichelin77+21.9691:33:47.677+21.969+12.6501:09.9486202.14824
435Derek WarwickGreat BritainToleman HartPirelli76+1 lap1:33:31.7211 lap1 lap1:12.10211200.090133
51Keke RosbergFinlandWilliams HondaGoodyear76+1 lap1:33:58.5651 lap+26.8441:11.65651199.13862
616Eddie CheeverUnited StatesRenaultMichelin76+1 lap1:34:01.6701 lap+3.1051:11.9536199.028141
74Danny SullivanUnited StatesTyrrell FordGoodyear75+2 laps1:33:36.5432 laps1 lap1:13.49470197.28819
829Marc SurerSwitzerlandArrows FordGoodyear75+2 laps1:34:10.7892 laps+34.2461:14.48960196.09222
930Thierry BoutsenBelgiumArrows FordGoodyear74+3 laps1:34:31.3673 laps1 lap1:15.10047192.77620
1025Jean-Pierre JarierFranceLigier FordMichelin73+4 laps1:34:01.6794 laps1 lap1:15.14418191.17221
118Niki LaudaAustriaMcLaren TAGMichelin71Electrical1:26:08.7966 laps2 laps1:10.63417202.94512
1217Kenny AchesonGreat BritainRAM FordPirelli71+6 laps1:34:10.7076 laps+8:01.9111:17.2127185.63724
NC12Nigel MansellGreat BritainLotus RenaultPirelli68+9 laps1:34:07.2671:10.82560177.9017
NC26Raul BoeselBrazilLigier FordMichelin66+11 laps1:33:23.6781:15.8865174.01223
DNF3Michele AlboretoItalyTyrrell FordGoodyear60Engine1:14:45.6431:13.50750197.62218
DNF27Patrick TambayFranceFerrariGoodyear56Turbo1:09:01.1511:11.2677199.7911
DNF36Bruno GiacomelliItalyToleman HartPirelli56Turbo1:10:51.1351:12.05851194.62216
DNF15Alain ProstFranceRenaultMichelin35Turbo42:16.2531:11.1669203.8855
DNF31Corrado FabiItalyOsella Alfa RomeoMichelin28Engine39:08.9271:17.1538176.11525
DNF11Elio de AngelisItalyLotus RenaultPirelli20Engine39:50.7061:12.70916123.59811
DSQ7John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren TAGMichelin18Disqualified22:28.8481:13.19417197.16015
DNF28Rene ArnouxFranceFerrariGoodyear9Engine11:38.2921:12.1836190.4214
DNF23Mauro BaldiItalyAlfa RomeoMichelin5Engine6:19.0131:12.6864194.90617
DNF9Manfred WinkelhockGermanyATS BMWGoodyear1Engine1:23.4271:23.4271177.0938
DNF2Jacques LaffiteFranceWilliams HondaGoodyear1Spun Off1:24.6891:24.6891174.45410
DNF32Piercarlo GhinzaniItalyOsella Alfa RomeoMichelin1Engine1:29.7761:29.7761164.56926