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1991 BTCC Season Round 11
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Round 11 of 12 in the 1991 British Touring Car Championship
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Thruxton
Race details
Date 22 September 1991
Location Thruxton Circuit
Course length 3.793 km (2.356 mi)
Distance 1 x 12 lap sprint race
1 x 24 lap feature race
Pole position
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 1:15.747
Race 1 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 1:15.688 (on lap 6)
Race 1 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton
Race 2 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 1:16.242 (on lap 24)
Race 2 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell
22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles

The 1991 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Round 11 was a Touring Car meeting that was held on 22 September 1991 at the Thruxton Circuit in Hampshire, England. The race was contested over 1 twelve lap sprint race and 1 twenty-four lap feature race and was the eleventh round of the 1991 British Touring Car Championship.

BackgroundEdit

Heading into the meeting, Roy Cop was leading the Overall and Manufacturer Drivers' Championship by eighty-three points from Michael Sneath. Cop would win both titles if Sneath failed to outscore him by 20 points over the meeting. Nissan Janspeed Racing was leading the Manufacturer's Team Championship by thirty-three points from Kaliber ICS Team Toyota. In the Independent Driver's Championship, Mike Bell lead Kris Simton by thirty-six points. Bell would win the title if Simton failed to outscore him by 7 points over the meeting. However it was Simton's Auto Trader Techspeed Team which lead the Independent Team's Championship over ACE Motorsport by fourteen points.

EntrantsEdit

Nine drivers representing seven teams entered the race. Nissan Janspeed Racing and Autotrader Techspeed entered two cars and BMW Team Finance, BMW Team Labatts, Kaliber ICS Team Toyota, John Maguire Racing Team and ACE Motorsport entered single cars.

Qualifying grid Edit

Position Driver Team Time Point
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:15.747 1
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing +0.628
3 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance +1.087
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota +1.157‬
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport +1.213
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team +1.232
7 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing +1.416
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team +11.030
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts N/A

Race 1 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:15.688 20 (1)
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:17.419 18
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:17.479 16
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:17.073 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:16.289 13
6 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 1:17.199 12
7 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 1:17.088 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:18.660 10
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 1:19.175 9

Race 2 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:16.242 20 (1)
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:17.336 18
3 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 1:17.354 16
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:17.443 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:16.927 13
6 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 1:17.258 12
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:17.325 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:18.754 10
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 1:19.252 9

Championship standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 521
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 420
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 404
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 349
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 324
Manufacturer Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 521
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 420
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 324
4 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles 230
5 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri 228
Manufacturer Teams' Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Nissan Janspeed Racing 845
2 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 748
3 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png John Maguire Racing 436
4 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png BMW Team Finance 203
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Vauxhall Sport 203
Independent Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 260
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 220
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro 84
4 22px-Flag_of_Greece.svg.png Dionysis Faraos 22
Independent Teams' Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Auto Trader Techspeed Team 304
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png ACE Motorsport 282
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