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1991 BTCC Season Round 9
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Round 9 of 12 in the 1991 British Touring Car Championship
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Race details
Date 26 August 1991
Location Silverstone Circuit (Grand Prix)
Course length 5.133 km (3.19 mi)
Distance

1 x 8 lap sprint race
1 x 16 lap feature race

Pole position
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 1:56.342
Race 1 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
Time 1:56.283 (on lap 4)
Race 1 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath
22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri
Race 2 Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath
Time 1:56.974 (on lap 15)
Race 2 Podium
First
Second
Third
22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri
22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath

The 1991 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Round 9 was a Touring Car race that was held on 26 August 1991 at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, England. The race was contested over one eight-lap sprint and one sixteen-lap feature race and was the ninth round of the 1991 British Touring Car Championship. The feature race also awarded double points.

BackgroundEdit

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

EntrantsEdit

Nine drivers representing six teams entered the race. Nissan Janspeed Racing, Kaliber ICS Team Toyota and John Maguire Racing Team entered two cars and ACE Motorsport, BMW Team Listerine 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 1:56.342 1
2 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing +0.774
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota +0.926
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing +2.035
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team +2.319‬
6 22px-Flag_of_Greece.svg.png Dimitris Gkaras Kaliber ICS Team Toyota +2.436‬
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport +2.596‬
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing +5.092
9 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine No Time

Race 1 Edit

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:56.283 20 (1)
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:57.275 18
3 22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 1:57.514 16
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:58.456 14
5 22px-Flag_of_Greece.svg.png Dimitris Gkaras Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:58.025 13
6 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:58.236 12
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:59.656 11
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 2:01.736 10
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_Italy.svg.png Lorenzo Turri John Maguire Racing 1:57.288 40
2 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:57.136 36
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:56.974 32 (1)
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:58.915 28
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:58.808 26
6 22px-Flag_of_Greece.svg.png Dimitris Gkaras Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:58.936 24
7 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson John Maguire Racing 2:01.014 22
8 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:59.049 20
DNS 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine N/A -

Championship standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 414
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 353
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 331
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 285
5 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 257
Manufacturer Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 414
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 353
3 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 257
4 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Adam Manderson 168
5 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles 163
Manufacturer Teams' Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 701
2 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Nissan Janspeed Racing 671
3 22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png John Maguire Racing 328
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 212
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 182
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 254
2 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png ACE Motorsport 212
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