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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 & WinnersEdit

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   Warwick Banks   John Rhodes   Andre Baldet   Roy Pierpoint
2 Oulton Park, Cheshire 3 April   Warwick Banks   John Rhodes   Frank Gardner   Roy Pierpoint
3 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 10 April   Warwick Banks   John Rhodes   Frank Gardner   Mike Salmon
4 Goodwood Circuit, West Sussex 19 April   Mike Campbell-Cole   John Handley   Jim Clark   Roy Pierpoint
5 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 15 May   Warwick Banks   Tony Lanfranchi   Jack Sears   Roy Pierpoint
6 A Crystal Palace, London 7 June Not contested.   Jim Clark   Roy Pierpoint
B   John Fitzpatrick   John Rhodes Not contested.
NC Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 10 July Not contested.   John Lewis   Jack Sears*
  John Whitmore*
  Gawaine Baillie
7 Brands Hatch, Kent 30 August   Warwick Banks   John Cannadine   Jack Sears   Jack Brabham
8 Oulton Park, Cheshire 18 September   Warwick Banks   John Rhodes   Jim Clark   Roy Pierpoint
  • Dead heat.

Championship resultsEdit

Driver's championship
Pos. Driver Car Points
1   Roy Pierpoint Ford Mustang 60
2   Warwick Banks Austin Mini Cooper S 970 48
3   John Rhodes Austin Mini Cooper S
Morris Mini Cooper S
4   Jack Sears Ford Cortina Lotus 38
5   Frank Gardner Ford Cortina Lotus 34
6   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


  1. ^ Archived 2011-09-11 at the Wayback Machine Official BTCC 1965 standings.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-10-16. Retrieved 2010-11-05.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ a b 1965 British Saloon Car Championship Retrieved from on 14 September 2012