1984 British Saloon Car Championship season

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1984 British Saloon Car Championship
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The 1984 Trimoco British Saloon Car Championship was the 27th season of the championship. The title was won by Andy Rouse in a Rover Vitesse, claiming his third BSCC title.

Teams & Drivers[edit]

Team Car No. Drivers Class Rounds
Dennis Leech Rover Vitesse 4 England Dennis Leech A 1–2, 6, 8
BMW GB Ltd. BMW 635CSi 5 England Vince Woodman A 1, 3–5, 8–11
6 England James Weaver A All
Industrial Control Services Ltd. Rover Vitesse 7 England Andy Rouse A All
Sytner BMW Racing with GSi BMW 635CSi 8 United Kingdom David Sutherland A 10
9 England Frank Sytner A All
Team Sanyo Racing with Esso
TWRAustin Rover Fleet
Rover Vitesse 10 England Pete Lovett A 1–4
France Jean-Louis Schlesser 5–6
11 England Tony Pond A 1–6
20 England Steve Soper A 1, 5
Burlington Wallcoverings Ltd. Ford Capri III 3.0S 12 England Mike Newman A 2–3, 5, 7–11
Equipe Esso/Daily Mirror Rover Vitesse 13 England Charles Sawyer-Hoare A 2–3, 8–9, 11
Team Toyota GB/
Hughes of Beaconsfield
Toyota Celica Supra 14 England Win Percy A 1, 3–5, 8–11
England Tony Dron 2
England Gordon Spice 6–7
Grundig International/
BS Automotive
BMW 635CSi 16 Republic of Ireland Dave Kennedy A 10–11
17 2–9
Colt Cars Dealer Racing Team Mitsubishi Starion Turbo 18 England Dave Brodie A 1, 3–11
Linden Racing/
Connells Estate Agents
Rover Vitesse 21 England Neil McGrath A 6–11
Brian Chatfield Ford Capri III 3.0S 23 England Brian Chatfield A 8
Albert Mirko Racing BMW 635CSi  ? England Albert Mirko A 8
Napolina Alfa Romeo Dealer Team
The Canned Salmon Bureau
Alfa Romeo GTV6 30 England Jon Dooley B All
32 England Rob Kirby B All
Alfa Romeo Alfasud Ti 57 England John Myerscough C 2–3, 8
Hampshires of Dorking Vauxhall Astra GTE 31 England Andrew Thorpe B 1–2, 8
John Morris Volkswagen Scirocco GTI 1.8 33 England John Morris B 1–8, 11
Computervision Racing with Esso MG Metro Turbo 34 England Patrick Watts B 1–6
35 England Robin Brundle B 1–6
Klaxon Neiman MG Metro Turbo 36 England Paul Taft B 4–6
43 2–3
Hamish Irvine Mazda RX-7 37 Scotland Hamish Irvine B 8
Graham Goode Racing Nissan Bluebird Turbo 38 England Graham Goode B All
Terry Drury Racing Alfa Romeo GTV6 40 England Phil Dowsett B All
41 England Paul Smith B All
42 England Terry Drury B 7–9
Demon Tweeks Racing Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8  ? England Alan Minshaw B 10–11
Ordibel UK Ltd. Volkswagen Golf GTI 51 England Alan Greehalgh C 1–9, 11
Royal Mail Datapost Ford Escort RS1600i 66 England Alan Curnow C All
77 England Richard Longman C All
Brooklyn Motorsport Ford Escort RS1600i 69 England Chris Hodgetts C All
Julian May Racing Ford Escort RS1600i 70 Scotland Jock Robertson C 4–11
Universal Grinding/
John Maguire Racing
Ford Escort RS1600i 72 England Rob Hall C 2–11
Barry Lee Racing Ford Escort RS1600i 84 England Barry Lee C 1–6, 8
Icon Class
A 2501–3600cc
B 1601–2500cc
C Under 1600cc

Calendar & Winners[edit]

Overall winners in bold.

Round Circuit Date Class A Winner Class B Winner Class C Winner
1 England Donington Park, Leicestershire 25 March England Andy Rouse England Patrick Watts England Chris Hodgetts
2 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 1 April England Tony Pond England Patrick Watts England Richard Longman
3 England Oulton Park, Cheshire 20 April England James Weaver England Robin Brundle England Richard Longman
4 England Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 23 April England Andy Rouse England Patrick Watts England Richard Longman
5 England Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 28 May England Steve Soper England Jon Dooley England Alan Greenhalgh
6 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 10 June England Andy Rouse England Graham Goode England Alan Curnow
7 England Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 1 July England Andy Rouse England Jon Dooley England Rob Hall
8 England Brands Hatch, Kent 22 July England Andy Rouse England Phil Dowsett England Chris Hodgetts
9 England Brands Hatch, Kent 27 August England Win Percy England Graham Goode England Richard Longman
10 England Donington Park, Leicestershire 16 September England Andy Rouse England Graham Goode England Richard Longman
11 England Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 7 October England Andy Rouse England Phil Dowsett England Richard Longman

Championship Standings[edit]

Drivers' Championship[edit]

Points were awarded on a 9, 6, 4, 3, 2, 1 basis to the top six finishers in each class, with one bonus point for the fastest lap in each class. A driver's best nine scores counted towards the championship, dropped scores are shown in brackets. Positions are shown as overall/class.

Pos Driver Class DON
England
SIL
England
OUL
England
THR
England
THR
England
SIL
England
SNE
England
BRA
England
BRA
England
DON
England
SIL
England
Pts
1 England Andy Rouse A 1/1 Ret (2/2) 1/1 2/2 1/1 1/1 1/1 2/2 1/1 1/1 81
2 England Richard Longman C (16/4) 10/1 10/1 12/1 (Ret) ?/4 12/2 13/3 13/1 13/1 12/1 74
3 England Jon Dooley B 12/3 Ret Ret 19/9 8/1 12/2 7/1 8/2 8/2 9/2 11/4 51
4 England Phil Dowsett B Ret Ret 14/4 10/3 9/2 Ret 8/2 6/1 9/3 10/3 8/1 48
5 England Chris Hodgetts C 10/1 11/2 11/2 Ret Ret  ?/2 13/3 11/1 Ret 16/4 Ret 45
6 England Alan Curnow C 15/3 13/3 (18/4) Ret 17/4  ?/1 15/4 12/2 14/2 15/3 14/3 43
7 England Graham Goode B 18/6 14/5 12/2 13/5 Ret 11/1 Ret Ret 7/1 6/1 DSQ 40
8 England Rob Hall C 15/4 19/5 16/2 16/3 Ret 11/1 14/4 Ret 14/2 17/5 35
9 England Rob Kirby B 11/2 9/3 16/5 11/4 Ret  ?/5 10/4 Ret 12/5 11/4 9/2 31
10 England Alan Greenhalgh C 14/2 Ret 15/3 Ret 12/1 Ret DNP Ret 15/3 13/2 30
11 England Frank Sytner A 5/5 3/3 7/7 4/4 5/5 3/3 2/2 Ret 6/6 3/3 3/3 30
12 England Win Percy A 6/6 4/4 Ret Ret Ret 1/1 2/2 2/2 27
13 England James Weaver A 8/8 8/6 1/1 Ret DNS 4/4 Ret 2/2 4/4 Ret 4/4 26
14 England Paul Smith B 17/5 12/4 (17/6) 14/6 14/5  ?/3 9/3 Ret 10/4 12/5 10/3 25
15 Scotland Jock Robertson C 17/3 15/2  ?/3 Ret 15/5 16/4 Ret 15/4 22
16 England John Morris B 13/4 Ret 13/3 15/7 13/4  ?/4 14/5 Ret Ret 15
17 England Dave Brodie A Ret DNS 9/7 Ret 7/7 16/7 3/3 3/3 4/4 DSQ 11
18 England Vince Woodman A DNS 5/5 6/6 7/7 4/4 5/5 7/6 6/6 10
19 Republic of Ireland Dave Kennedy A NC DNS 5/5 6/6 10/10 3/3 7/6 17/8 Ret 5/5 9
20 England Mike Newman A 5/5 8/8 11/8 6/6 5/5 Ret Ret 7/7 5
21 Scotland Hamish Irvine B 10/3 4
22 England Gordon Spice A 6/6 4/4 4
23 England Neil McGrath A 9/9 5/5  ?/? 11/7 5/5 Ret 4
24 England Tony Dron A 4/4 3
25 England Andrew Thorpe B 19/7 NC 18/4 3
26 England Barry Lee C Ret Ret Ret DNS 18/5 DNS 16/6 3
27 England John Myerscough C 16/5 Ret  ?/? 2
28 England Alan Minshaw B Ret 16/5 2
29 England Dennis Leech A 7/7 Ret 8/8 Ret 0
30 United Kingdom David Sutherland A 8/7 0
31 England Brian Chatfield A 9/7 0
32 England Albert Mirko A 17/8 0
33 England Terry Drury B  ?/? Ret Ret 0
NC England Charles Sawyer-Hoare A Ret DNS Ret Ret Ret 0
WD England Patrick Watts B 9/1 6/1 DNS 7/1 Ret Ret 0
WD England Tony Pond A 3/3 1/1 6/6 2/2 3/3 5/5 0
WD England Robin Brundle B Ret 7/2 9/1 8/2 10/3 NC 0
WD England Pete Lovett A 4/4 2/2 3/3 3/3 0
WD England Steve Soper A 2/2 1/1 0
WD France Jean-Louis Schlesser A 4/4 2/2 0
WD England Paul Taft B Ret Ret 18/8 Ret ?/6 0
Pos Driver Class DON
England
SIL
England
OUL
England
THR
England
THR
England
SIL
England
SNE
England
BRA
England
BRA
England
DON
England
SIL
England
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole in class
Italics - Fastest lap in class

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