1980 British Saloon Car Championship season

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1980 British Saloon Car Championship
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The 1980 Tricentol British Saloon Car Championship, was the 23rd season of the championship. The engine capacity limit was raised to 3500cc this year. Win Percy won his first drivers title, driving a TWR prepared Mazda RX-7.[1][2]

Calendar & Winners[edit]

All races were held in the United Kingdom. Overall winners in bold.

Round Circuit Date Class A Winner Class B Winner Class C Winner Class D Winner
1 A Mallory Park, Leicestershire 23 March Not contested. United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Andy Rouse
B United Kingdom Jon Mowatt United Kingdom John Morris Not contested.
2 A Oulton Park, Cheshire 4 April Not contested. United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Gordon Spice
B United Kingdom Alan Curnow United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts Not contested.
3 Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 7 April United Kingdom Alan Curnow United Kingdom Richard Lloyd United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Gordon Spice
4 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 20 April United Kingdom Alan Curnow United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Andy Rouse
5 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 8 June United Kingdom Alan Curnow United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Andy Rouse
6 Brands Hatch, Kent 13 July United Kingdom Alan Curnow United Kingdom John Morris United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Jeff Allam
7 A Mallory Park, Leicestershire 17 August Not contested. United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Gordon Spice
B United Kingdom Jon Dooley United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi Not contested.
8 Brands Hatch, Kent 25 August United Kingdom Jon Dooley United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Gordon Spice
9 Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 7 September United Kingdom Alan Curnow United Kingdom Richard Lloyd United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Gordon Spice
10 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 5 October United Kingdom Alan Curnow United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Gordon Spice

Championship results[edit]

Driver's championship
Pos. Driver Car Class Points
1 United Kingdom Win Percy Mazda RX-7 B 90
2 United Kingdom Alan Curnow Ford Fiesta A 73
3 United Kingdom Gordon Spice Ford Capri D 67
4 United Kingdom Andy Rouse Ford Capri D 64

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