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1991 BTCC Season Round 6
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Round 6 of 12 in the 1991 British Touring Car Championship
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Birmingham
Race details
Date 14 July 1991
Location Birmingham Superprix (Birmingham)
Course length 3.975 km (2.47 mi)
Distance

1 x 10 lap sprint race

1 x 20 lap feature race

Race 1 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
Time 1:35.075 (on lap 7)
Race 1 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath
Race 2 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 1:35.839 (on lap 9)
Race 2 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop

The 1991 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Round 6 was a Touring Car race that was held on 14 July 1991 at the Birmingham Superprix circuit in Birmingham, England. The race was contested over 1 10 lap sprint race and 1 twenty lap feature race and was the sixth round of the 1991 British Touring Car Championship

BackgroundEdit

Heading into the meeting, Vik Rune was leading the Overall and Manufacturer Drivers' Championship by forty-one points from Roy Cop. Kaliber ICS Team Toyota was leading the Manufacturer's Team Championship by seventy-eight points from Nissan Janspeed Racing. In the Independent Driver's Championship, Mike Bell lead Kris Simton by twenty-six points. However it was Simton's Auto Trader Techspeed Team which lead the Independent Team's Championship over ACE Motorsport by twenty-six points.

For the first time in the series, the meeting would not have a qualifying session. Instead the starting grid for the sprint race would be run in reverse championship order.

EntrantsEdit

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

Starting GridEdit

Position Driver Team
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing
2 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts
5 22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport
10 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota
11 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing
12 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota

Race 1 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:35.873 20
2 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:35.075 18 (1)
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:37.312 16
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:37.993 14
5 22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport 1:38.989 13
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 1:38.851 12
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 1:39.888 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:39.091 10
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:39.201 9
10 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 1:36.633 8
11 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 2:09.973 7
DNS 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine N/A -

Race 2 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:37.479 20
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:36.410 18
3 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:35.839 16 (1)
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine 1:37.285 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 1:37.968 13
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:38.536 12
7 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 1:36.307 11
8 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:35.855 10
9 22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport 1:37.888 9
10 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 1:39.304 8
11 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:37.833 7
12 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:37.200 6

Championship standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune 277
2 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 242
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 222
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 208
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 165
Manufacturer Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune 277
2 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 242
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 122
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 165
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones 154
Manufacturer Teams' Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 499
2 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Nissan Janspeed Racing 407
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Vauxhall Sport 203
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png BMW Team Listerine 201
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png BMW Team Labatts 125
Independent Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 136
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 110
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro 66
Independent Teams' Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Auto Trader Techspeed Team 176
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png ACE Motorsport 136
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