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  • United States Grand Prix West
  • Watson takes remarkable win from 22nd on the grid
  • March 27, 1983: The early-season potential John Watson had shown in Brazil before his McLaren expired was confirmed with his fifth grand prix win at Long Beach, and by taking victory after qualifying in 22nd he set a new record as well

  • Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Piquet wins on home soil as Rosberg's disqualified
  • March 13, 1983: Nelson Piquet won on home soil in Brazil to start the 1983 World Championship, in a year when the Cosworth-DFV engines were still, just, able to be competitive against the turbos

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