1963 British Saloon Car Championship season

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1963 British Saloon Car Championship
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The 1963 British Saloon Car Championship, was the 6th season of the championship. It started on 30 March and finished on 28 September, both times at Snetterton.[1]

Calendar & Winners[edit]

All races were held in the United Kingdom. Overall winners of multi-class races in bold.

Round Circuit Date Class A Winner Class B Winner Class C Winner Class D Winner
1 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 30 March United Kingdom Mick Clare United Kingdom Peter Harper None (no entries?) United Kingdom Roy Salvadori
2 Oulton Park, Cheshire 6 April United Kingdom John Whitmore United Kingdom Jack Sears None (no entries?) United Kingdom Graham Hill
3 Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex 15 April United Kingdom John Whitmore United Kingdom Jack Sears None (no entries) United Kingdom Graham Hill
4 Aintree Motor Racing Circuit, Liverpool 27 April United Kingdom John Whitmore United Kingdom Jack Sears None (no entries?) United Kingdom Graham Hill
5 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 11 May United Kingdom John Whitmore United Kingdom Jimmy Blumer None (no entries?) United Kingdom Jack Sears
NC Aintree Motor Racing Circuit, Liverpool 25 May United Kingdom Bob Smith United Kingdom Jimmy Blumer None (no entries?) United Kingdom Jack Sears
6 A Crystal Palace, London 3 June United Kingdom John Whitmore Not contested.
B Not contested. United Kingdom Jimmy Blumer None (no entries) United Kingdom Jack Sears
NC Mallory Park, Leicestershire 13 July United Kingdom Paddy Hopkirk Not contested.
7 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 20 July United Kingdom John Whitmore South Africa Bob Olthoff United Kingdom Alan Mann United Kingdom Jack Sears
8 Brands Hatch, Kent 5 August United Kingdom John Whitmore South Africa Bob Olthoff None (no entries) United Kingdom Jim Clark
9 Brands Hatch, Kent 14 September United Kingdom John Whitmore United Kingdom David Haynes None (no entries) South Africa Bob Olthoff
10 Oulton Park, Cheshire 21 September United Kingdom Edward Lewis United Kingdom Jack Sears None (no entries) United States Dan Gurney
11 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 28 September United Kingdom John Whitmore United Kingdom Jim Clark None (no entries?) Australia Jack Brabham

Championship results[edit]

Driver's championship-Touring
Pos. Driver Car Points
1 United Kingdom Jack Sears Ford Cortina GT
Ford Galaxie
Ford Cortina Lotus
71
2 United Kingdom John Whitmore Austin Mini Cooper
Austin Mini Cooper S
69
3 United Kingdom Graham Hill Jaguar Mk II 3.8
Ford Galaxie
49
4 United Kingdom Roy Salvadori Jaguar Mk II 3.8
Ford Galaxie
37
5 United Kingdom Jimmy Blumer Ford Cortina GT 33
6 United Kingdom Paddy Hopkirk Morris Mini Cooper
Morris Mini Cooper S
30

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