Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1983

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 33 Teo Fabi (R) Skoal Bandit March/Cosworth 207.395
2 18 Mike Mosley Kraco Car Stereo March/Cosworth 205.372
3 2 Rick Mears (W) Pennzoil Penske Penske/Cosworth 204.301
4 5 Tom Sneva Texaco Star March/Cosworth 203.687
5 19 Al Unser Jr. (R) Coors Light Silver Bullet Eagle/Cosworth 202.146
6 4 Bobby Rahal Red Roof Inns March/Cosworth 202.005
7 7 Al Unser (W) Hertz Penske Penske/Cosworth 201.954
8 9 Roger Mears Machinists Union Penske/Cosworth 200.108
9 10 Tony Bettenhausen Jr. Provimi Veal March/Cosworth 199.893
10 20 Gordon Johncock (W) STP Oil Treatment Wildcat/Cosworth 199.748
11 3 Mario Andretti (W) Budweiser/Electrolux Lola/Cosworth 199.404
12 30 Howdy Holmes Domino's Pizza March/Cosworth 199.295
13 1 George Snider Calumet Farms March/Cosworth 198.544
14 21 Pancho Carter Alex Foods Pinata March/Cosworth 198.237
15 94 Bill Whittington Whittington Brothers March/Cosworth 197.755
16 60 Chip Ganassi Sea Ray Boats Wildcat/Cosworth 197.608
17 35 Patrick Bedard (R) Escort Radar Warning March/Cosworth 195.941
18 55 Josele Garza Machinists Union/Silhouette Penske/Cosworth 195.671
19 56 Steve Chassey (R) Genesee Beer Wagon/Sizzler/WLHN Eagle/Chevrolet 195.108
20 22 Dick Simon Vermont American March/Cosworth 192.993
21 25 Danny Ongais Interscope Racing March/Cosworth 202.320
22 16 Kevin Cogan Caesar's Palace/Master Mechanic March/Cosworth 201.528
23 66 Johnny Parsons Colonial Bread/Arciero Penske/Cosworth 199.984
24 14 A.J. Foyt (W) Valvoline-Gilmore March/Cosworth 199.557
25 72 Chris Kneifel (R) Primus/C.F.I Primus/Cosworth 198.625
26 12 Geoff Brabham UNO/British Sterling Penske/Cosworth 198.618
27 91 Don Whittington The Simoniz Finish March/Cosworth 198.597
28 34 Derek Daly (R) Wysard Motor Co. March/Cosworth 197.658
29 37 Scott Brayton SME Cement March/Cosworth 196.713
30 29 Michael Chandler Agajanian/Mike Curb Rattlesnake/Cosworth 194.934
31 43 Steve Krisiloff Armstrong Mould Lola/Cosworth 191.192
32 38 Chet Fillip Circle Bar Truck Corral Eagle/Cosworth 183.146
33 90 Dennis Firestone Simpson Sports March/Cosworth 190.888