1966 British Saloon Car Championship season

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1966 British Saloon Car Championship
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The 1966 British Saloon Car Championship, was the 9th season of the series. Group 5 regulations were introduced to the championship this year.[1] The title was won by John Fitzpatrick in a class A Ford Anglia.[2][3]

Calendar & Winners[edit]

Overall winners in bold.

Round Circuit Date Class A Winner Class B Winner Class C Winner Class D Winner
1 England Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 8 April United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick United Kingdom Chris Craft Scotland Jim Clark Australia Jack Brabham
2 England Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex 11 April United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick United Kingdom Chris Craft Scotland Jim Clark Australia Brian Muir
3 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 14 May United Kingdom Anita Taylor United Kingdom Mike Young United Kingdom Peter Arundell United Kingdom John Whitmore
4 A England Crystal Palace, London 30 May United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick United Kingdom John Rhodes Not contested.
B Not contested. Belgium Jacky Ickx United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint
NC England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 7 July United Kingdom Bill McGovern United Kingdom John Rhodes United Kingdom Alan Foster United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint
5 England Brands Hatch, Kent 16 July United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick United Kingdom Mike Young United Kingdom John Whitmore United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint
6 England Brands Hatch, Kent 29 August United Kingdom Nick Brittan United Kingdom Mike Young Scotland Jim Clark United Kingdom Jackie Oliver
7 A England Oulton Park, Cheshire 17 September United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick United Kingdom Chris Craft Not contested.
B Not contested. Scotland Jim Clark United Kingdom Gawaine Baillie
8 England Brands Hatch, Kent 30 October United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick United Kingdom Mike Young United Kingdom Peter Arundell United Kingdom Jackie Oliver

Championship results[edit]

Drivers’ championship
Pos. Driver Car Team Class Points
1 England John Fitzpatrick Ford Anglia Team Broadspeed A 50
2 England John Rhodes Austin Mini Cooper S Cooper Car Co. B 50
3 England Peter Arundell Ford Cortina Lotus Team Lotus C 38
4 Mike Young Ford Anglia Super Superspeed Conversions Ltd B 36
5 Scotland Jim Clark Ford Cortina Lotus Team Lotus C 34
5 England Sir Gawaine Baillie Ford Falcon Sprint Gawaine Baillie D 34
7 Ray Calcutt Hillman Imp Alan Fraser Racing Team A 28
8 England Chris Craft Ford Anglia Super Superspeed Conversions Ltd. B 24
8 England Nick Brittan Hillman Imp Alan Fraser Racing Team A 24
Lombank Saloon Car Championship Entrants' Trophy
Pos. Entrant [4] Points
1 Team Lotus 64
2 Team Broadspeed 62
3 Superspeed Conversions 56
4 Cooper Car Co. 50


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