1965 British Saloon Car Championship

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1965 British Saloon Car Championship
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The 1965 British Saloon Car Championship, was the eighth season of the championship. The title was won by Roy Pierpoint in a Ford Mustang, competing in his debut season.[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 Brands Hatch, Kent 13 March United Kingdom Warwick Banks United Kingdom John Rhodes United Kingdom Andre Baldet United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint
2 Oulton Park, Cheshire 3 April United Kingdom Warwick Banks United Kingdom John Rhodes Australia Frank Gardner United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint
3 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 10 April United Kingdom Warwick Banks United Kingdom John Rhodes Australia Frank Gardner United Kingdom Mike Salmon
4 Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex 19 April United Kingdom Mike Campbell-Cole United Kingdom John Handley United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint
5 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 15 May United Kingdom Warwick Banks United Kingdom Tony Lanfranchi United Kingdom Jack Sears United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint
6 A Crystal Palace, London 7 June Not contested. United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint
B United Kingdom John Fitzpatrick United Kingdom John Rhodes Not contested.
NC Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 10 July Not contested. United Kingdom John Lewis United Kingdom Jack Sears*
United Kingdom John Whitmore*
United Kingdom Gawaine Baillie
7 Brands Hatch, Kent 30 August United Kingdom Warwick Banks United Kingdom John Cannadine United Kingdom Jack Sears Australia Jack Brabham
8 Oulton Park, Cheshire 18 September United Kingdom Warwick Banks United Kingdom John Rhodes United Kingdom Jim Clark United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint
  • Dead heat.

Championship results[edit]

Driver's championship
Pos. Driver Car Points
1 United Kingdom Roy Pierpoint Ford Mustang 60
2 United Kingdom Warwick Banks Austin Mini Cooper S 970 48
3 United Kingdom John Rhodes Austin Mini Cooper S
Morris Mini Cooper S
40
4 United Kingdom Jack Sears Ford Cortina Lotus 38
5 Australia Frank Gardner Ford Cortina Lotus 34
6 United Kingdom Sir Gawaine Baillie Ford Mustang 24
Lombank Saloon Car Championship Entrants' Trophy
Pos.[3] Entrant [3]
1 Weybridge Engineering Company
2 Cooper Car Co.
3 Cooper Car Co.
4 Team Lotus
5 John Willment Automobiles
6 Gawaine Baillie

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