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1991 BTCC Season Round 7
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Round 7 of 12 in the 1991 British Touring Car Championship
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Knockhill
Race details
Date 28 July 1991
Location Knockhill Racing Circuit
Course length 2.038 km (1.30 mi)
Distance 3 x 17 lap sprint
Pole Position
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 0:53.705
Race 1 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 0:53.860 (on lap 3)
Race 1 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell
Race 2 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 0:53.933 (on lap 14)
Race 2 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Race 3 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 0:54.122 (on lap 17)
Race 3 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri
22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles

The 1991 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Round 7 was a Touring Car race that was held on 28 July 1991 at the Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife, Scotland. The race was contested over three 17 lap sprint races and was the seventh round of the 1991 British Touring Car Championship

BackgroundEdit

Heading into the meeting, Vik Rune was leading the Overall and Manufacturer Drivers' Championship by thirty-five points from Roy Cop. Kaliber ICS Team Toyota was leading the Manufacturer's Team Championship by seventy-two 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 forty points.

EntrantsEdit

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

Qualifying grid Edit

Position Driver Team Time Point
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:53.705 1
2 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing +0.712
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport +0.845
4 22px-Flag_of_Greece.svg.png Dimitris Gkaras Kaliber ICS Team Toyota +0.940
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota +1.081
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing +1.241
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing +1.497
8 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance +1.515
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team +1.979
10 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts +2.889

Race 1 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:53.860 20 (1)
2 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 0:54.521 18
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 0:54.839 16
4 22px-Flag_of_Greece.svg.png Dimitris Gkaras Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:55.534 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:55.306 13
6 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 0:55.350 12
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 0:55.601 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 0:55.791 10
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:55.357 9
10 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:01.658 8

Race 2 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 0:54.735 20
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 0:55.018 18
3 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:53.933 16(1)
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 0:54.953 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 0:55.825 13
6 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 0:55.850 12
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:55.035 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:54.848 10
9 22px-Flag_of_Greece.svg.png Dimitris Gkaras Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:55.551 9
10 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 0:58.264 8

Race 3 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:54.122 20 (1)
2 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 0:54.448 18
3 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 0:55.523 16
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 0:55.075 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:54.729 13
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 0:55.588 12
7 22px-Flag_of_Greece.svg.png Dimitris Gkaras Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 0:55.361 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 0:55.093 10
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 0:55.225 9
10 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 0:57.275 8

Championship standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 302
2 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune 277
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 259
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 256
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 194
Manufacturer Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 302
2 22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune 277
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 259
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 194
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 570
2 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Nissan Janspeed Racing 496
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_Japan.svg.png John Maguire Racing 159
Independent Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 168
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 136
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro 72
Independent Teams' Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Auto Trader Techspeed Team 208
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png ACE Motorsport 168
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