1984 British Saloon Car Championship

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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 United Kingdom Dennis Leech A 1–2, 6, 8
BMW GB Ltd. BMW 635CSi 5 United Kingdom Vince Woodman A 1, 3–5, 8–11
6 United Kingdom James Weaver A All
Industrial Control Services Ltd. Rover Vitesse 7 United Kingdom Andy Rouse A All
Sytner BMW Racing with GSi BMW 635CSi 8 United Kingdom David Sutherland A 10
9 United Kingdom Frank Sytner A All
Team Sanyo Racing with Esso
TWRAustin Rover Fleet
Rover Vitesse 10 United Kingdom Pete Lovett A 1–4
France Jean-Louis Schlesser 5–6
11 United Kingdom Tony Pond A 1–6
20 United Kingdom Steve Soper A 1, 5
Burlington Wallcoverings Ltd. Ford Capri III 3.0S 12 United Kingdom Mike Newman A 2–3, 5, 7–11
Equipe Esso/Daily Mirror Rover Vitesse 13 United Kingdom Charles Sawyer-Hoare A 2–3, 8–9, 11
Team Toyota GB/
Hughes of Beaconsfield
Toyota Celica Supra 14 United Kingdom Win Percy A 1, 3–5, 8–11
United Kingdom Tony Dron 2
United Kingdom Gordon Spice 6–7
Grundig International/
BS Automotive
BMW 635CSi 16 Republic of Ireland David Kennedy A 10–11
17 2–9
Colt Cars Dealer Racing Team Mitsubishi Starion Turbo 18 United Kingdom Dave Brodie A 1, 3–11
Linden Racing/
Connells Estate Agents
Rover Vitesse 21 United Kingdom Neil McGrath A 6–11
Brian Chatfield Ford Capri III 3.0S 23 United Kingdom Brian Chatfield A 8
Albert Mirko Racing BMW 635CSi  ? United Kingdom Albert Mirko A 8
Napolina Alfa Romeo Dealer Team
The Canned Salmon Bureau
Alfa Romeo GTV6 30 United Kingdom Jon Dooley B All
32 United Kingdom Rob Kirby B All
Alfa Romeo Alfasud Ti 57 United Kingdom John Myerscough C 2–3, 8
Hampshires of Dorking Vauxhall Astra GTE 31 United Kingdom Andrew Thorpe B 1–2, 8
John Morris Volkswagen Scirocco GTI 1.8 33 United Kingdom John Morris B 1–8, 11
Computervision Racing with Esso MG Metro Turbo 34 United Kingdom Patrick Watts B 1–6
35 United Kingdom Robin Brundle B 1–6
Klaxon Neiman MG Metro Turbo 36 United Kingdom Paul Taft B 4–6
43 2–3
Hamish Irvine Mazda RX-7 37 United Kingdom Hamish Irvine B 8
Graham Goode Racing Nissan Bluebird Turbo 38 United Kingdom Graham Goode B All
Terry Drury Racing Alfa Romeo GTV6 40 United Kingdom Phil Dowsett B All
41 United Kingdom Paul Smith B All
42 United Kingdom Terry Drury B 7–9
Demon Tweeks Racing Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8  ? United Kingdom Alan Minshaw B 10–11
Ordibel UK Ltd. Volkswagen Golf GTI 51 United Kingdom Alan Greehalgh C 1–9, 11
Royal Mail Datapost Ford Escort RS1600i 66 United Kingdom Alan Curnow C All
77 United Kingdom Richard Longman C All
Brooklyn Motorsport Ford Escort RS1600i 69 United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts C All
Julian May Racing Ford Escort RS1600i 70 United Kingdom Jock Robertson C 4–11
Universal Grinding/
John Maguire Racing
Ford Escort RS1600i 72 United Kingdom Rob Hall C 2–11
Barry Lee Racing Ford Escort RS1600i 84 United Kingdom Barry Lee C 1–6, 8
Icon Class
A 2501–3600cc
B 1601–2500cc
C Under 1600cc

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
1 Donington Park, Leicestershire 25 March United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Patrick Watts United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts
2 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 1 April United Kingdom Tony Pond United Kingdom Patrick Watts United Kingdom Richard Longman
3 Oulton Park, Cheshire 20 April United Kingdom James Weaver United Kingdom Robin Brundle United Kingdom Richard Longman
4 Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 23 April United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Patrick Watts United Kingdom Richard Longman
5 Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 28 May United Kingdom Steve Soper United Kingdom Jon Dooley United Kingdom Alan Greenhalgh
6 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 10 June United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Graham Goode United Kingdom Alan Curnow
7 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 1 July United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Jon Dooley United Kingdom Rob Hall
8 Brands Hatch, Kent 22 July United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Phil Dowsett United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts
9 Brands Hatch, Kent 27 August United Kingdom Win Percy United Kingdom Graham Goode United Kingdom Richard Longman
10 Donington Park, Leicestershire 16 September United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Graham Goode United Kingdom Richard Longman
11 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 7 October United Kingdom Andy Rouse United Kingdom Phil Dowsett United Kingdom 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 SIL OUL THR THR SIL SNE BRA BRA DON SIL Pts
1 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom Phil Dowsett B Ret Ret 14/4 10/3 9/2 Ret 8/2 6/1 9/3 10/3 8/1 48
5 United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts C 10/1 11/2 11/2 Ret Ret  ?/2 13/3 11/1 Ret 16/4 Ret 45
6 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom Graham Goode B 18/6 14/5 12/2 13/5 Ret 11/1 Ret Ret 7/1 6/1 DSQ 40
8 United Kingdom Rob Hall C 15/4 19/5 16/2 16/3 Ret 11/1 14/4 Ret 14/2 17/5 35
9 United Kingdom Rob Kirby B 11/2 9/3 16/5 11/4 Ret  ?/5 10/4 Ret 12/5 11/4 9/2 31
10 United Kingdom Alan Greenhalgh C 14/2 Ret 15/3 Ret 12/1 Ret DNP Ret 15/3 13/2 30
11 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom Win Percy A 6/6 4/4 Ret Ret Ret 1/1 2/2 2/2 27
13 United Kingdom James Weaver A 8/8 8/6 1/1 Ret DNS 4/4 Ret 2/2 4/4 Ret 4/4 26
14 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom Jock Robertson C 17/3 15/2  ?/3 Ret 15/5 16/4 Ret 15/4 22
16 United Kingdom John Morris B 13/4 Ret 13/3 15/7 13/4  ?/4 14/5 Ret Ret 15
17 United Kingdom Dave Brodie A Ret DNS 9/7 Ret 7/7 16/7 3/3 3/3 4/4 DSQ 11
18 United Kingdom Vince Woodman A DNS 5/5 6/6 7/7 4/4 5/5 7/6 6/6 10
19 Republic of Ireland David Kennedy A NC DNS 5/5 6/6 10/10 3/3 7/6 17/8 Ret 5/5 9
20 United Kingdom Mike Newman A 5/5 8/8 11/8 6/6 5/5 Ret Ret 7/7 5
21 United Kingdom Hamish Irvine B 10/3 4
22 United Kingdom Gordon Spice A 6/6 4/4 4
23 United Kingdom Neil McGrath A 9/9 5/5  ?/? 11/7 5/5 Ret 4
24 United Kingdom Tony Dron A 4/4 3
25 United Kingdom Andrew Thorpe B 19/7 NC 18/4 3
26 United Kingdom Barry Lee C Ret Ret Ret DNS 18/5 DNS 16/6 3
27 United Kingdom John Myerscough C 16/5 Ret  ?/? 2
28 United Kingdom Alan Minshaw B Ret 16/5 2
29 United Kingdom Dennis Leech A 7/7 Ret 8/8 Ret 0
30 United Kingdom David Sutherland A 8/7 0
31 United Kingdom Brian Chatfield A 9/7 0
32 United Kingdom Albert Mirko A 17/8 0
33 United Kingdom Terry Drury B  ?/? Ret Ret 0
NC United Kingdom Charles Sawyer-Hoare A Ret DNS Ret Ret Ret 0
WD United Kingdom Patrick Watts B 9/1 6/1 DNS 7/1 Ret Ret 0
WD United Kingdom Tony Pond A 3/3 1/1 6/6 2/2 3/3 5/5 0
WD United Kingdom Robin Brundle B Ret 7/2 9/1 8/2 10/3 NC 0
WD United Kingdom Pete Lovett A 4/4 2/2 3/3 3/3 0
WD United Kingdom Steve Soper A 2/2 1/1 0
WD France Jean-Louis Schlesser A 4/4 2/2 0
WD United Kingdom Paul Taft B Ret Ret 18/8 Ret ?/6 0
Pos Driver Class DON SIL OUL THR THR SIL SNE BRA BRA DON SIL Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (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 (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole in class
Italics - Fastest lap in class

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