1974 British Saloon Car Championship season

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1974 British Saloon Car Championship
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The 1974 Castrol Anniversary British Saloon Car Championship, was the 17th season of the series. The championship switched to Group 1 regulations in an effort to reduce costs.[1] Bernard Unett won his first title, driving a 1600 cc Hillman Avenger.[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 A England Mallory Park, Leicestershire 10 March United Kingdom Bernard Unett United Kingdom Andy Rouse Not contested.
B Not contested. Ivan Dutton United Kingdom Stuart Graham
2 England Brands Hatch, Kent 17 March United Kingdom Stan Clark United Kingdom Rob Mason United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi United Kingdom Stuart Graham
3 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 7 April United Kingdom Stan Clark United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Peter Hanson United Kingdom Stuart Graham
4 England Oulton Park, Cheshire 12 April United Kingdom Bernard Unett United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Peter Hanson United Kingdom Stuart Graham
5 England Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 15 April United Kingdom Bernard Unett United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Peter Hanson United Kingdom Richard Lloyd
6 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 12 May United Kingdom Stan Clark United Kingdom Barrie Williams United Kingdom Peter Hanson United Kingdom Vince Woodman
7 England Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 27 May United Kingdom Bernard Unett United Kingdom Andy Rouse Scotland Tom Walkinshaw United Kingdom Richard Lloyd
8 England Brands Hatch, Kent 20 July United Kingdom Bernard Unett United Kingdom Andy Rouse Scotland Tom Walkinshaw United Kingdom Stuart Graham
9 A Scotland Ingliston, Edinburgh 18 August Not contested. Scotland Tom Walkinshaw United Kingdom Richard Lloyd
B United Kingdom Bernard Unett Scotland Tom Walkinshaw Not contested.
10 A England Brands Hatch, Kent 26 August United Kingdom Bernard Unett United Kingdom John Hine Not contested.
B Not contested. Scotland Tom Walkinshaw United Kingdom Richard Lloyd
11 England Oulton Park, Cheshire 8 September United Kingdom Bernard Unett United Kingdom Barrie Williams Scotland Tom Walkinshaw United Kingdom Stuart Graham
NC England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 26 September United Kingdom Bernard Unett United Kingdom Tony Dron United Kingdom Peter Hanson United Kingdom Stuart Graham
12 A England Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 6 October Not contested. United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi United Kingdom Stuart Graham
B United Kingdom Bernard Unett United Kingdom Andy Rouse Not contested.
13 England Brands Hatch, Kent 20 October United Kingdom John Markey United Kingdom Barrie Williams Scotland Tom Walkinshaw United Kingdom Stuart Graham

Championship results[edit]

Driver's championship
Pos. Driver Car [4] Team Class Points
1 England Bernard Unett Hillman Avenger 1500 GT Chrysler Dealer Team A 69
2 England Andy Rouse Triumph Dolomite Sprint Team Broadspeed Castrol B 67
3 England Stuart Graham Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Castrol D 64
4 Scotland Tom Walkinshaw Ford Capri 3000 GT Shellsport C 63
5 England Peter Hanson Opel Commodore GS/E Dealer Opel Team C 55
6 England Tony Lanfranchi BMW 3.0 CSi Van Der Steen C 51
7 England Barrie Williams Mazda Savanna RX-3 Team Castrol B 51
8 England Richard Lloyd Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Rivers/Simoniz D 47
9 Roger Bell Hillman Avenger 1500 GT Chrysler Dealer Team A 42
10 England Vince Woodman Chevrolet Camaro Z28 VMW Motors – Team Esso Uniflo D 39
11 England Tony Dron Triumph Dolomite Sprint Team Broadspeed Castrol B 38
12 England John Handley Triumph Dolomite Sprint RCD B 36
13 England Holman Blackburn Ford Capri 3000 GT Hermetite Products C 35
14 John Hine Triumph Dolomite Sprint Bill Shaw Racing/Shellsport B 28
15 Simon Kirkby [5] Hillman Avenger 1500 Hartwell A 23
16 England Ivan Dutton Ford Capri 3000 GT Ivan Dutton C 22
17 Rob Mason Triumph Dolomite Sprint Shellsport Arden B 21
18 Stan Clark Alfa Romeo 1600 GT Junior Roger Clark Cars/Esso Uniflo A 21
19 John Markey Toyota Celica GT Dealer Team Toyota A 21
20 Jon Fletcher Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Glazepta Products Ltd. D 18
21 Melvyn Adams Volkswagen Passat TS Melvyn Adams A 18
22 Republic of Ireland Martin Birrane Ford Capri 3000 GT Adlards of Brixton C 15
23 Les Nash Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Les Nash D 14
24 Malcolm Kay Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Malcolm Kay D 12
25 Bob Ridgard Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Bob Ridgard D 12

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