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1991 BTCC Season Round 8
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Round 8 of 12 in the 1991 British Touring Car Championship
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Race details
Date 11 August 1991
Location Castle Combe Circuit
Course length 2.977 km (1.85 mi)
Distance 3 x 14 lap sprint
Pole Position
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 1:04.623
Race 1 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 1:04.413 (on lap 2)
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 Michael Sneath
Race 2 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 1:05.006 (on lap 7)
Race 2 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri
Race 3 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton
Time 1:04.736 (on lap 11)
Race 3 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath

The 1991 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Round 8 was a Touring Car race that was held on 11 August 1991 at the Castle Combe Circuit in Wiltshire, England. The meeting was contested over three fourteen-lap sprint races and was the eighth round of the 1991 British Touring Car Championship.

BackgroundEdit

Heading into the meeting, Roy Cop was leading the Overall and Manufacturer Drivers' Championship by twenty-five points from Vik Rune and forty-three points from 3rd place Michael Sneath. Kaliber ICS Team Toyota was leading the Manufacturer's Team Championship by seventy-four points from Nissan Janspeed Racing. In the Independent Driver's Championship, Mike Bell lead Kris Simton by thirty-two points. However it was Simton's Auto Trader Techspeed Team which lead the Independent Team's Championship over ACE Motorsport by forty points.

EntrantsEdit

Nine drivers representing seven teams entered the race. Nissan Janspeed Racing and John Maguire Racing Team entered two cars and ACE Motorsport, BMW Team Finance, BMW Team Labatts, Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 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 1:04.623 1
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota +0.364‬
3 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing +0.423‬
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team +0.536
5 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance +0.559‬
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing +1.237‬
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport +1.252‬
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing +2.422
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts +4.484

Race 1 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:04.413 20 (1)
2 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 1:05.077 18
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:05.400 16
4 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 1:05.346 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:06.087 13
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:05.468 12
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 1:06.401 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:06.278 10
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 1:18.220 9

Race 2 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:05.599 20
2 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:05.006 18 (1)
3 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 1:05.125 16
4 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 1:05.047 14
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:05.432 13
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:05.824 12
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 1:06.912 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:06.745 10
DNS 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts N/A -

Race 3 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 1:05.081 20
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:04.736 18 (1)
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:05.020 16
4 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 1:04.995 14
5 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:05.186 13
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:05.717 12
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 1:06.343 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing N/A 10
DNS 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts N/A -

Championship standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 356
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 302
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 291
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 245
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 226
Manufacturer Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 356
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 302
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 226
4 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles 163
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland 156
Manufacturer Teams' Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 615
2 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Nissan Janspeed Racing 582
3 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png John Maguire Racing 240
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Vauxhall Sport 203
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png BMW Team Listerine 201
Independent Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 194
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 164
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 236
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png ACE Motorsport 194
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