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]

All races were held in the United Kingdom. Overall winners of multi-class races in bold.

Round Circuit Date Class A Winner Class B Winner Class C Winner Class D Winner
1 Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex 30 March United Kingdom George 'Doc' Shepherd United Kingdom Les Leston United Kingdom Jeff Uren United Kingdom Ivor Bueb
2 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 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 2 May United Kingdom George 'Doc' Shepherd Sweden Gunnar Andersson United Kingdom Peter Blond United Kingdom Ivor Bueb
4 A Crystal Palace, London 18 May United Kingdom Geoff Williamson United Kingdom Les Leston Not contested.
B Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex Not contested. United Kingdom Jeff Uren United Kingdom Gawaine Baillie
5 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 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 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 United Kingdom Jeff Uren Ford Zephyr Jeff Uren C 46
2 United Kingdom Doc Shepherd Austin A40 A 42
3 United Kingdom Les Leston Riley 1.5 B 38
4 United Kingdom Len Adams Austin A35 Team Speedwell A 34
5 United Kingdom Bill Blydenstein Borgward Isabella B 33
6 United Kingdom Geoff Williamson Austin A40 Alexander Engineering Co A 26

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