1973 British Saloon Car Championship season

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1973 British Saloon Car Championship
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The 1973 British Saloon Car Championship, was the 16th season of the championship. Frank Gardner became the second driver to win three BTCC titles, driving a Chevrolet Camaro.[1][2]

Calendar & Winners[edit]

Overall winners in bold.

Round Circuit Date Class A Winner Class B Winner Class C Winner Class D Winner
1 England Brands Hatch, Kent 18 March United Kingdom Les Nash United Kingdom Vince Woodman United Kingdom Dave Brodie Australia Frank Gardner
2 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 8 April United Kingdom Bill McGovern United Kingdom Vince Woodman United Kingdom Andy Rouse Australia Brian Muir
3 England Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 23 April United Kingdom Melvyn Adams United Kingdom Peter Hanson United Kingdom Dave Brodie Australia Frank Gardner
4 England Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 28 May United Kingdom James Burrows United Kingdom Peter Hanson United Kingdom Dave Brodie Australia Frank Gardner
5 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 14 July United Kingdom Bill McGovern United Kingdom Vince Woodman United Kingdom Jonathan Buncombe Australia Frank Gardner
6 Scotland Ingliston, Edinburgh 19 August United Kingdom Les Nash United Kingdom Peter Hanson United Kingdom Jonathan Buncombe Australia Frank Gardner
7* A England Brands Hatch, Kent 22 August Not contested. United Kingdom Vince Woodman United Kingdom Andy Rouse Australia Frank Gardner
B United Kingdom Bill McGovern Not contested.
8 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 23 September United Kingdom Bill McGovern United Kingdom Peter Hanson Spain Jose de Uriarte
France Hervé le Guellec
United Kingdom Derek Bell
Austria Harald Ertl
9 England Brands Hatch, Kent 21 October United Kingdom Les Nash United Kingdom Vince Woodman United Kingdom Andy Rouse Australia Brian Muir
  • Group 1 cars raced alongside Class A at round 7. United Kingdom Holman 'Les' Blackburn won the class.

Championship results[edit]

Driver's championship
Pos. Driver Car [3] Points
1 Australia Frank Gardner Chevrolet Camaro Z28 66
2 England Andy Rouse Ford Escort RS 1600 45
3 England Peter Hanson Ford Escort 1300 BDA 45
4 England Vince Woodman Ford Escort 1300 BDA 43

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