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1991 BTCC Season Round 2
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Round 2 of 12 in the 1991 British Touring Car Championship
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Race details
Date 28 April 1991
Location Silverstone Circuit (National)
Course length 4.232 km (2.63 mi)
Distance 3 x 15 laps sprint races
Pole position
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
Time 0:58.306
Race 1 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
Time 0:58.486 (on lap 12)
Race 1 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton
Race 2 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
Time 0:58.620 (on lap 4)
Race 2 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne
Race 3 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
Time 0:58.832 (on lap 11)
Race 3 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath

The 1991 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Round 2 was a Touring Car meeting that was held on 28 April 1991 at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, England. The race was contested over 3 15 lap sprint races and was the second round of the 1991 British Touring Car Championship

BackgroundEdit

Heading into the race weekend, Vik Rune led the Overall drivers' and Manufacturer Drivers' championships by 9 points over Patrick Babiche. Soucy's team, BMW Team Listerine held a 3-point lead over Kaliber ICS Team Toyota in the Manufacturers Team Championship. The Independent Drivers championship was lead by Mike Bell, with an 8-point lead over Kris Simton. Simton's team, Auto Trader Techspeed Team, lead the Independent Teams championship over ACE Motorsport by 12 points.

EntrantsEdit

Ten drivers representing six teams entered the race. Auto Trader Techspeed Team, Nissan Janspeed Racing, Kaliber ICS Team Toyota and Vauxhall Sport each entered two cars and ACE Motorsport and BMW Team Listerine both entered single cars.

Qualifying Edit

Position Driver Team Time Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:58.306 1
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota +0.977
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing +1.019
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine +1.093
5 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing +1.169
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team +1.182
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team +1.217
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport +1.635
9 22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport +1.723
10 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png Phil Dodge Vauxhall Sport +2.047

Race 1 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:58.486 20 (1)
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:59.403 18
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 0:59.511 16
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:59.508 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:00.191 13
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine 0:59.611 12
7 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:59.774 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png Phil Dodge Vauxhall Sport 1:00.365 10
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team 0:59.740 9
10 22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport 1:00.621 8

Race 2 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:58.620 20 (1)
2 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:59.450 18
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:59.398 16
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 0:59.882 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 0:59.964 13
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine 0:59.652 12
7 22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport 1:00.429 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team 0:59.749 10
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png Phil Dodge Vauxhall Sport 1:00.766 9
10 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota N/A 8

Race 3 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:58.832 20 (1)
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine 0:59.564 18
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:59.323 16
4 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:59.528 14
5* 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:00.055 13
6* 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 0:59.494 12
7* 22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport 1:00.159 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:59.649 10
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png Phil Dodge Vauxhall Sport 1:00.603 9
10 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:00.092 8


  • Kris Simton originally finished 5th, with Matt Hull 6th and Mike Bell in 7th. Hull received a 6.10 second penalty for causing a collision with Simton which dropped Hull to 7th. Simton and Bell's position were then swapped after Simton has collided with Bell.  
Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune 120
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones 87
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 85
4 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 85
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 75
Manufacturer Driver's Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune 120
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones 87
3 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 85
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 75
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 70
Manufacturer Team's Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 195
2 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Nissan Janspeed Racing 155
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png BMW Team Listerine 134
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Vauxhall Sport 107
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png BMW Team Labatts 26

Independent Drivers's Championship standings

Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 54
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 50
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro 32
Independent Team's Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Auto Trader Techspeed Team 82
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png ACE Motorsport 54
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