• Detroit Grand Prix
  • Back-to-back victories boost Piquet's hopes
  • June 24, 1984: Nelson Piquet proved his win in Montreal had been no fluke with victory at the USA Grand Prix in Detroit for his second win in eight days

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Piquet finally gets title defence started
  • June 17, 1984: Nelson Piquet won the Canadian Grand Prix on a weekend dominated by the defending world champion - it was the fourth time he had completed the clean sweep of pole, victory and the fastest lap

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • A star is born as Prost controversially wins
  • June 3, 1984: Championship leader Alain Prost won the Monaco Grand Prix but it was the performance of rookie Ayrton Senna in his Toleman which grabbed all the headlines and marked him out as one to watch

  • San Marino Grand Prix
  • Prost notches easy victory at Imola
  • May 6, 1984: Alain Prost recorded his second victory of the season in the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola, with only the Ferrari of Rene Arnoux on the same lap at the end

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Alboreto delivers first Ferrari victory
  • April 29, 1984: Michele Alboreto's start-to-finish win for Ferrari at Zolder made him the first Italian to win in a Ferrari since Ludovico Scarfiotti in 1966

  • South African Grand Prix
  • Lauda cements McLaren form with Kyalami win
  • April 7, 1984: The early-season McLaren marker laid down by Alain Prost in Brazil was emphasised by his team-mate Niki Lauda, who scored a runaway victory at the South African Grand Prix

  • Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Prost wins on McLaren debut
  • March 25, 1984: Alain Prost won the Brazilian Grand Prix on his debut for McLaren, on a day when four drivers led the field and there were no end of retirements, with only nine of the 26 starters going the distance

  • South African Grand Prix
  • Piquet takes his second title as Prost retires
  • October 15, 1983: The drivers' championship went down to the wire and was won for the second time by Nelson Piquet after he finished third at the South African Grand Prix, while Alain Prost retired

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Title race reignited by Piquet win as Prost retires
  • September 11, 1983: An enthralling title race saw another twist as Nelson Piquet's victory at Monza brought him back into contention for the championship as rival Alain Prost retired with a turbo failure mid-race. He left Italy only five points behind Prost with Rene Arnoux in between them, two points off the lead

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Arnoux wins as Prost takes out Piquet
  • August 28, 1983: A Ferrari one-two at the Dutch Grand Prix was headed by Rene Arnoux who became a contender for the championship despite pledging to help team-mate Patrick Tambay earlier in the month

  • Austrian Grand Prix
  • Prost opens up strong lead with Austria win
  • August 14, 1983: Alain Prost won in Austria, his fourth win of the season, despite only leading for six of the 53 laps. He did his overtaking when needed and was exactly placed over the final stages of the race. His closest challenger, Nelson Piquet, came third, but Prost finished the weekend with a cushion of 14 points in the drivers' championship

  • German Grand Prix
  • Arnoux wins after again ignoring team orders
  • August 7, 1983: Rene Arnoux took victory in Germany after ignoring team orders, just as he had done a year earlier at the French Grand Prix, which had led to the irreparable breakdown in the relationship with his Renault team-mate Alain Prost

  • British Grand Prix
  • Tough Michelins help Prost to victory
  • July 16, 1983: Clever tyre choice helped Alain Prost win the British Grand Prix and in so doing open a six-point gap over Nelson Piquet in the drivers' championship

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Arnoux finally wins for Ferrari
  • June 12, 1983: Rene Arnoux finally recorded a win for his new Ferrari team, and fittingly it came at the renamed Gilles Villeneuve Circuit in a car carrying the same number (27) as the local hero

  • Detroit Grand Prix
  • Alboreto takes second win in Detroit
  • June 5, 1983: Michele Alboreto recorded his second grand prix win on the street circuit in Detroit on a weekend the turbocharged cars were found wanting with only four out of 12 finishing the race

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Prost takes championship lead on Spa return
  • May 22, 1983: After an absence of 13 years, the Belgian Grand Prix returned to Spa-Francorchamps and Alain Prost was the man who came away with a win for Renault and in so doing moved to the top of the drivers' championship

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