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Lotus-Cortinas in UK club races 1963-65 :

driver : Doc Merfield team : John Willment

DATE YEAR CIRCUIT RACE RESULT
June 3rd 1963 GOODWOOD BARC SPRING GROVE 2nd overall
July 13th OULTON PARK BARC SPRING GROVE 1st + joint fastest lap
Aug 31st OULTON PARK BARC SPRING GROVE raced
Sep 21st GOODWOOD BARC SPRING GROVE 1st + joint fastest lap

After 3 early season rounds of the British Saloon Car championship Trevor`s season was abruptly cut short at the Molysip round at Brands when his car vaulted the pit wall and he was thrown out.

Roger also competed in 3 rounds of the British Saloon Car championship. Roger took third overall , 2nd in class in the BARC Spring Grove Championship. For 1965 he switched to a 1-litre Anglia.

John was a BARC regular at the club`s home track of Goodwood but did take in 4 British Saloon car Championship rounds during the 1964 season and 2 rounds of the European Touring Cars. Fewer club races in 1965 but 6 of the 8 Brit Saloon rounds year. His love of Lotus cars also saw him race Elites , Elans , Lotus 23 + 30s in sports car races aswell as MGB.

Newton added the ex-Baldet car to his stable having already aquired the ex-Pittard Anglia earlier in the season.

The John Coundley Racing Partnership also appeared in British Saloon rounds , 3 for Mrs Coundley in 1964 and 3 for Tom Fletcher in 1965. The team were best known however for sports car racing , often with Lotus machinery. John passed away on new years day 2016 aged 91.

Jack raced twice in the 1965 British Saloon car championship

driver : D.W.Burston team : - reg : -

DATE YEAR CIRCUIT RACE RESULT
AUG 9th 1964 OULTON PARK BARC SPRING GROVE R6 9th overall ( 6th in class )
SEP 5th AINTREE BARC SPRING GROVE R7 6th
SEP 12th OULTON PARK BARC Saloon race 5th overall ( 4th in class )
SEP 27th OULTON PARK BARC Saloon race 12th overall ( 8th in class )
OCT 3rd AINTREE BARC Saloon race 10th overall ( 5th in class )

driver : John Northcroft team : - reg : -

DATE YEAR CIRCUIT RACE RESULT
SEP 5th 1964 OULTON PARK BARC Saloon race DNF
SEP 5th OULTON PARK BARC Saloon Handicap 2nd
SEP 27th BRANDS HATCH BARC Saloon race 1st
OCT 3rd AINTREE BARC Saloon race 3rd
MAY 22nd 1965 GOODWOOD BRSCC 66th Saloon race DNF - collision
MAY 22nd GOODWOOD BARC Saloon Handicap 3rd overall ( 1st in class )
SEP 12th MALLORY PARK BARC Saloon race 3rd
SEP 12th MALLORY PARK BARC Saloon Handicap 4th

Debut season for the Bristol-born Ford dealer ahead of a distinguished career in Saloons and went on to be 4 times Thundersaloon champion ( 3 times shared with co-driver John Cleland )

Vic is known for being one of the most versatile drivers of all time having competed in top level rallying , touring cars , Formula 1 and sports cars , the latter particulary with Porsche.

other drivers in 1964 races :

DATE YEAR CIRCUIT RACE RESULT
MAR 21st D.F.C. CROMBIE OULTON PARK BARC SPRING GROVE R1 11th
JUN 21st J.GARDNER MALLORY PARK BRSCC MOLYSIP R6 6th
JUN 27th P.S. KELLY AINTREE BARC Saloon race 6th ( 4th )
JUL 19th G.BRUNNER MALLORY PARK BARC SPRING GROVE R4 7th
SEP 5th R.J.BARKER OULTON PARK BARC Saloon race 7th
SEP 5th F.G.LYNCH OULTON PARK BARC Saloon race 3rd
SEP 27th E.WEAVER BRANDS HATCH BARC Saloon race DNF

other drivers in 1965 races :

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