Beetle V8 60s Saloons

UK Special Saloon + Modsports Historical Database

Goodwood saloon car race winners 1953-1966

Listed are the race winners at Goodwood in saloon cars outside of the British saloon car championship which started in 1959. Some of the cars listed may have also raced in the Brit Saloons but these races are for club-level cars of a free formula , the early special saloons.  Many of the first races were for 'closed cars' where the saloons mixed it with GT cars and the latter are noted in black type were applicable. Likewise most races were on handicap format until the fashion finally wained and pure scratch races took over.

Source of results listed : 'The Glory of Goodwood' by Mike Lawrence ,Simon Taylor and Doug Nye.

1953

1955

1954

all races listed were 5-lap Handicap races for 'closed cars' which included sports coupes

all races listed were 5-lap Handicap races for 'closed cars' which included sports coupes

all races listed were 5-lap Handicap races for 'closed cars' which included sports coupes

1956

all races listed were 5-lap Handicap races for 'closed cars' which included sports coupes

1957

all races listed were 5-lap Handicap races for 'closed cars' which included sports coupes

1958

first season races listed as 5-lap Handicap races seem to be split for 'closed cars' from sports coupes.

1959

not known if any saloons raced in either  'closed cars' handicaps at the 35th Members Meeting.

1960

43rd Memebers Meeting H/C for 4-seat saloons for the Cibie Cup.

1961

1962

not known if any saloons raced in either at the 49th or 52nd Members Meeting.

1963

Both 'Spring Grove' championship round races were scratch races.

1964

1965

1966