1959 British Saloon Car Championship season

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1959 British Saloon Car Championship
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The 1959 BRSCC British Saloon Car Championship was the 2nd season of the championship. It began at Goodwood on 30 March and finished at Brands Hatch on 29 August. Jeff Uren became the second BSCC champion, thanks to his domination of Class C in his Ford Zephyr.[1] [2]

Calendar & Winners[edit]

Overall winners of multi-class races in bold.

Round Circuit Date Class A Winner Class B Winner Class C Winner Class D Winner
1 England Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex 30 March United Kingdom George 'Doc' Shepherd United Kingdom Les Leston United Kingdom Jeff Uren United Kingdom Ivor Bueb
2 England Aintree Motor Racing Circuit, Liverpool 18 April United Kingdom George 'Doc' Shepherd United Kingdom Les Leston United Kingdom Jeff Uren United Kingdom Ivor Bueb
3 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 2 May United Kingdom George 'Doc' Shepherd Sweden Gunnar Andersson United Kingdom Peter Blond United Kingdom Ivor Bueb
4 A England Crystal Palace, London 18 May United Kingdom Geoff Williamson United Kingdom Les Leston Not contested.
B England Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex Not contested. United Kingdom Jeff Uren United Kingdom Gawaine Baillie
5 England Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 14 June United Kingdom George 'Doc' Shepherd United Kingdom Peter Pilsworth United Kingdom Jeff Uren United Kingdom Gawaine Baillie
6 A England Brands Hatch, Kent 3 August United Kingdom Geoff Williamson Not contested.
B Not contested. United Kingdom Les Leston United Kingdom Jeff Uren United Kingdom Gawaine Baillie
7 A England Brands Hatch, Kent 29 August United Kingdom Geoff Williamson Not contested.
B Not contested. United Kingdom Bill Blydenstein United Kingdom Jeff Uren United Kingdom Jack Sears

Championship results[edit]

Driver's championship
Pos. Driver Car Team Class Points
1 England Jeff Uren Ford Zephyr Jeff Uren C 46
2 England Doc Shepherd Austin A40 A 42
3 England Les Leston Riley 1.5 B 38
4 England Len Adams Austin A35 Team Speedwell A 34
5 United Kingdom Bill Blydenstein Borgward Isabella B 33
6 England Geoff Williamson Austin A40 Alexander Engineering Co A 26

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