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BARC 'Spring Grove' Saloon Car Championship 1964

The British Automobile Racing Club have a very long history of running saloon car championships. Back 50 years ago their 1964 championship was open to both Group 2 spec cars as found in the British Saloon car Championship and more relevant to this site , Group 3 cars running with modifications. With Goodwood as the clubs home base the championship was quite simple with just 2 classes , up to and over 1200cc.

Round 1 : March 14th 1964 GOODWOOD           7 Laps

Round 2 : March 21st 1964 OULTON PARK   up to 1200cc race ( inc 1000cc cars )      7 Laps

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Round 2 : March 21st 1964 OULTON PARK over 1200cc race ( 11 starters )         7 Laps

Round 3 : June 6th 1964 OULTON PARK all classes        ? Laps

Round 4 : July 19th 1964 MALLORY PARK 1200+cc race        ? Laps

Round 4 : July 19th 1964 MALLORY PARK 1200cc race        ? Laps

Round 5 : July 25th 1964 AINTREE 50-MILE RACE  all classes   ( 18 starters )    ? Laps

Round 6 : Sep 12th 1964 GOODWOOD 1200+cc race plus 1000cc cars        7 Laps

 

Round 6 : Sep 12th 1964 GOODWOOD 1200cc race                                     7 Laps

FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP POSITIONS :

NON-CHAMPIONSHIP BARC RACES 1964 :

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May 18th 1964 GOODWOOD Whitsun Meeting Saloon race                                15 Laps

May 30th 1964 GOODWOOD 62nd Meeting Saloon race                                7 Laps

June 27th 1964 AINTREE      Saloon Car race                                               10 laps

Sep 27th 1964 BRANDS HATCH      1200cc Saloon Car race                                 10 laps

Sep 27th 1964 BRANDS HATCH      1200+cc Saloon Car race  plus 1000cc cars      10 laps

Harry Digby took the 1964 BARC Championship in Mike Cave`s deceptively fast Austin A40 . Despite only winning his class once his 5 second places was easily enough to win the class and just enough points to pip Boley Pittard`s total from the big class.