1
Nelson Piquet
Brabham
59 pts
2
Alain Prost
Renault
57 pts
3
René Arnoux
Ferrari
49 pts
1
Ferrari
89 pts
Nelson Piquet is the 1983 Formula 1 World Champion. Piquet won 3 out of 15 races and scored a total of 59 points. With 2 points behind Alain Prost finished the season in second place and Jacques Laffite as third. Ferrari won the 1983 Formula 1 constructor championship, with a total of 89 points.
The season started with the 1983 Brazilian Grand Prix on March 13th. The last race of the season was the 1983 South African Grand Prix on October 15th.
Number of races
15 races
First race
Brazilian Grand Prix (March 13th)
Last race
South African Grand Prix (October 15th)
Most wins
Alain Prost (4)
Most pole positions
René Arnoux (4)
Patrick Tambay (4)
Most podiums
Nelson Piquet (8)
Most top 5 finishes
Nelson Piquet (10)
Most points finishes
Nelson Piquet (10)
Most DNF's
Elio de Angelis (12)

1983 standings

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
Nelson Piquet
Brabham 3 8 59
2
Alain Prost
Renault 4 7 57 -2
3
René Arnoux
Ferrari 3 7 49 -10
4
Patrick Tambay
Ferrari 1 5 40 -19
5
Keke Rosberg
Williams 1 2 27 -32
6
John Watson
McLaren 1 3 22 -37
7
Eddie Cheever
Renault 4 22 -37
8
Andrea de Cesaris
Alfa Romeo 2 15 -44
9
Riccardo Patrese
Brabham 1 2 13 -46
10
Niki Lauda
McLaren 2 12 -47
11
Jacques Laffite
Williams 1 11 -48
12
Michele Alboreto
Tyrrell 1 1 10 -49
13
Nigel Mansell
Team Lotus 1 10 -49
14
Derek Warwick
Toleman 9 -50
15
Marc Surer
Arrows 4 -55
16
Mauro Baldi
Alfa Romeo 3 -56
17
Danny Sullivan
Tyrrell 2 -57
18
Elio de Angelis
Team Lotus 2 -57
19
Bruno Giacomelli
Toleman 1 -58
20
Johnny Cecotto
Theodore 1 -58
21
Thierry Boutsen
Arrows 0 -59
22
Jean-Pierre Jarier
Ligier 0 -59
23
Chico Serra
Arrows 0 -59
24
Raul Boesel
Ligier 0 -59
25
Stefan Johansson
Spirit 0 -59
26
Manfred Winkelhock
ATS 0 -59
27
Corrado Fabi
Osella 0 -59
28
Piercarlo Ghinzani
Osella 0 -59
29
Roberto Guerrero
Theodore 0 -59
30
Kenny Acheson
RAM 0 -59
31
Jonathan Palmer
Williams 0 -59
32
Eliseo Salazar
RAM 0 -59
33
Alan Jones
Arrows 0 -59
34
Jacques Villeneuve Sr.
RAM 0 -59
35
Jean-Louis Schlesser
RAM 0 -59
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 Ferrari 4 12 89
2 Renault 4 11 79 -10
3 Brabham 4 10 72 -17
4 Williams 1 3 38 -51
5 McLaren 1 5 34 -55
6 Alfa Romeo 2 18 -71
7 Tyrrell 1 1 12 -77
8 Team Lotus 1 12 -77
9 Toleman 10 -79
10 Arrows 4 -85
11 Theodore 1 -88
12 Ligier 0 -89
13 Spirit 0 -89
14 ATS 0 -89
15 Osella 0 -89
16 RAM 0 -89

1983 schedule

Date Race Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
Mar 13th
Brazilian Grand Prix
#5 Nelson Piquet
Niki Lauda
Jacques Laffite
Keke Rosberg
Mar 27th
United States Grand Prix West
#7 John Watson
Niki Lauda
René Arnoux
Patrick Tambay
Apr 17th
French Grand Prix
#15 Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Eddie Cheever
Alain Prost
May 1st
San Marino Grand Prix
#27 Patrick Tambay
Alain Prost
René Arnoux
René Arnoux
May 15th
Monaco Grand Prix
#1 Keke Rosberg
Nelson Piquet
Alain Prost
Alain Prost
May 22nd
Belgian Grand Prix
#15 Alain Prost
Patrick Tambay
Eddie Cheever
Alain Prost
Jun 5th
Detroit Grand Prix
#3 Michele Alboreto
Keke Rosberg
John Watson
René Arnoux
Jun 12th
Canadian Grand Prix
#28 René Arnoux
Eddie Cheever
Patrick Tambay
René Arnoux
Jul 16th
British Grand Prix
#15 Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Patrick Tambay
René Arnoux
Aug 7th
German Grand Prix
#28 René Arnoux
Andrea de Cesaris
Riccardo Patrese
Patrick Tambay
Aug 14th
Austrian Grand Prix
#15 Alain Prost
René Arnoux
Nelson Piquet
Patrick Tambay
Aug 28th
Dutch Grand Prix
#28 René Arnoux
Patrick Tambay
John Watson
Nelson Piquet
Sep 11th
Italian Grand Prix
#5 Nelson Piquet
René Arnoux
Eddie Cheever
Riccardo Patrese
Sep 25th
European Grand Prix
#5 Nelson Piquet
Alain Prost
Nigel Mansell
Elio de Angelis
Oct 15th
South African Grand Prix
#6 Riccardo Patrese
Andrea de Cesaris
Nelson Piquet
Patrick Tambay