1983 WRC Schedule & Results

 

# Rally Stages Podium finishers
R Driver Co-driver Car Time
1 Monaco
51éme Rallye Auto de Monte Carlo
(22–29 Jan)
30 stages
709 km Tarmac
1 West Germany Walter Röhrl West GermanyChristian Geistdörfer Lancia Rallye 037 7h58:57
2 Finland Markku Alén Finland Ilkka Kivimäki Lancia Rallye 037 8h05:59
3 Sweden Stig Blomqvist Sweden Björn Cederberg Audi quattro A1 8h10:15
2 Sweden
33rd Int’l Swedish Rally
(11–13 Feb)
24 stages
466 km Snow & Ice
1 Finland Hannu Mikkola Sweden Arne Hertz Audi quattro A1 4h28:47
2 Sweden Stig Blomqvist Sweden Björn Cederberg Audi 80 quattro 4h29:34
3 Finland Lasse Lampi Finland Pentti Kuukkala Audi quattro A1 4h32:51
3 Portugal
17º Rallye de Portugal Vinho do Porto
(2–5 Mar)
40 stages
642 km Gravel & Tarmac
1 Finland Hannu Mikkola Sweden Arne Hertz Audi quattro A1 7h17:24
2 FranceMichèle Mouton Italy Fabrizia Pons Audi quattro A1 7h18:19
3 West Germany Walter Röhrl West GermanyChristian Geistdörfer Lancia Rallye 037 7h19:14
4 Kenya
31st Marlboro Safari Rally
(30 Mar – 4 Apr)
87 controls
5035 km Gravel
1 Finland Ari Vatanen United Kingdom Terry Harryman Opel Ascona 400 +3:96 pen
2 Finland Hannu Mikkola Sweden Arne Hertz Audi quattro A1 +4:02 pen
3 FranceMichèle Mouton Italy Fabrizia Pons Audi quattro A1 +4:55 pen
5 France
27éme Tour De Corse – Rallye de France
(5–7 May)
28 stages
1008 km Tarmac
1 Finland Markku Alén Finland Ilkka Kivimäki Lancia Rallye 037 12h43:38
2 West Germany Walter Röhrl West GermanyChristian Geistdörfer Lancia Rallye 037 12h45:27
3 ItalyAdartico Vudafieri Italy Luigi Pirollo Lancia Rallye 037 12h50:08
6 Greece
30th Acropolis Rally
(30 May – 2 Jun)
45 stages
836 km Gravel
1 West Germany Walter Röhrl West GermanyChristian Geistdörfer Lancia Rallye 037 11h12:22
2 Finland Markku Alén Finland Ilkka Kivimäki Lancia Rallye 037 11h18:42
3 Sweden Stig Blomqvist Sweden Björn Cederberg Audi quattro A2 11h26:18
7 New Zealand
13th Sanyo Rally of New Zealand
(25–28 Jun)
33 stages
1069 km Gravel
1 West Germany Walter Röhrl West GermanyChristian Geistdörfer Lancia Rallye 037 12h10:13
2 Finland Timo Salonen Finland Seppo Harjanne Nissan 240RS 12h26:11
3 Italy Attilio Bettega ItalyMaurizio Perissinot Lancia Rallye 037 12h41:42
8 Argentina
3º Marlboro Rally Argentina
(2–6 Aug)
18 stages
1274 km Gravel
1 Finland Hannu Mikkola Sweden Arne Hertz Audi quattro A2 10h18:54
2 Sweden Stig Blomqvist Sweden Björn Cederberg Audi quattro A2 10h21:28
3 FranceMichèle Mouton Italy Fabrizia Pons Audi quattro A2 10h25:35
9 Finland
33rd 1000 Lakes Rally
(26-28 Aug)
50 stages
473 km Gravel
1 Finland Hannu Mikkola Sweden Arne Hertz Audi quattro A2 4h23:44
2 Sweden Stig Blomqvist Sweden Björn Cederberg Audi quattro A2 4h24:05
3 Finland Markku Alén Finland Ilkka Kivimäki Lancia Rallye 037 4h24:33
10 Italy
25º Rallye Sanremo
(2–8 Oct)
58 stages
775 km Gravel & Tarmac
1 Finland Markku Alén Finland Ilkka Kivimäki Lancia Rallye 037 8h50:17
2 West Germany Walter Röhrl West GermanyChristian Geistdörfer Lancia Rallye 037 8h52:26
3 Italy Attilio Bettega ItalyMaurizio Perissinot Lancia Rallye 037 8h55:27
11 Ivory Coast
15ème Rallye Côte d’Ivoire
(25–30 Oct)
54 controls
4600 km Gravel
1 Sweden Björn Waldegård Sweden Hans Thorszelius Toyota Celica TCT +5:18 pen
2 Finland Hannu Mikkola Sweden Arne Hertz Audi quattro A2 +5:29 pen
3 Sweden Per Eklund United Kingdom Dave Whittock Toyota Celica TCT +6:58 pen
12 United Kingdom
32nd Lombard RAC Rally
(19–23 Nov)
57 stages
790 km Gravel & Tarmac
1 Sweden Stig Blomqvist Sweden Björn Cederberg Audi quattro A2 8h50:28
2 Finland Hannu Mikkola Sweden Arne Hertz Audi quattro A2 9h00:21
3 United Kingdom Jimmy McRae United Kingdom Ian Grindrod Opel Manta 400 9h12:19

TOP 10 – DRIVER STANDINGS

# Driver Event pts
Monaco
MC
Sweden
SE
Portugal
PT
Kenya
KE
France
FR
Greece
GR
New Zealand
NZ
Argentina
AR
Finland
FI
Italy
IT
Ivory Coast
CI
United Kingdom
GB
1 Finland Hannu Mikkola (10) 20 20 15 20 20 15 15 125
2 West Germany Walter Röhrl 20 12 15 20 20 15 102
3 Finland Markku Alén 15 10 20 15 8 12 20 100
4 Sweden Stig Blomqv. 12 15 12 15 15 20 89
5 France Michèle Mouton 10 15 12 12 4 53
6 Finland Ari Vatanen 8 6 20 10 44
7 Italy Attilio Bettega 10 8 12 12 42
8 Finland Lasse Lampi 12 4 10 26
9 Kenya Shekhar Mehta 6 10 10 26
10 Sweden Per Eklund 10 12 22

TOP 10 – MANUFACTURER STANDINGS

# TEAM Event Total
pts
Monaco
MC
Portugal
PT
Kenya
KE
France
FR
Greece
GR
New Zealand
NZ
Argentina
AR
Finland
FI
Italy
IT
United Kingdom
GB
1 Italy Lancia 18 14 18 18 18 (10) 14 18 118
2 West Germany Audi 14 18 16 14 18 18 (6) 18 116
3 West Germany Opel 10 (9) 18 12 12 9 12 14 87
4 Japan Nissan 4 12 8 8 16 4 52
5 France Renault 6 10 11 27
6 Japan Toyota 10 8 6 24
7 Japan Subaru 13 13
8 United Kingdom British Leyland Cars 11 11
West Germany Volkswagen 11 11
10 France Peugeot 10 10
United Kingdom Vauxhall 10 10

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