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Mike Bell
Nationality 22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png British
Born 17 November 1995 (Aged 24)

Bristol (England)

British Touring Car Championship Career
Debut Season 1991
Current Team Volvo 850 Racing
Car No. 5
Former Teams ACE Motorsport, Park Lane Racing, Nissan
Starts 89
Wins 11
Poles 0
Fastest Laps 3
Best Finish 2nd in 1993
VW Vento Cup Career
Debut Season 1992
Current Team Hornby European Automotive Racing Team
Car No. 5
Starts 10
Wins 4
Fastest Laps 2
Best Finish 1st in 1992
Championship titles
1991-92 British Touring Car Championship Independent drivers
1992 VW Vento Cup

Mike Bell (born 17 November 1995) is a British racing driver who races in the British Touring Car Championship for Volvo 850 Racing. He won the 1991 British Touring Car Independent Drivers championship driving for ACE Motorsport and retained the title in 1992 driving for Park Lane Racing.

Early LifeEdit

Bell was born on 17 November 1995 in Bristol, Somerset, England.

Touring CarsEdit

British Touring Car ChampionshipEdit

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Bell won the 1991 BTCC Independent Drivers Championship title, driving a Peugeot 405 for ACE Motorsport

Bell signed a contract to race for independent team ACE Motorsport in the 1991 British Touring Car Championship driving a Peugeot 405. Bell would win the first ever race of the championship and along with another outright win in the feature race at the Birmingham Superprix as well as 21 Independent class wins and he would clinch the Independent Drivers Championship and finish a very impressive 3rd in the Overall Drivers championship. ACE Motorsport left the series at the end of 1991 leaving Bell without a drive for 1992.
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Bell successfully defended the 1992 BTCC Independent Drivers Championship title, driving a Toyota Carina for Park Lane Racing

Throughout the winter of 1991-92, it was rumored that Bell would sign for the Peugeot Works Team, however he signed for Park Lane Racing, driving a year old Toyota Carina and attempting to defend his Independent title. Bell successfully defended the Independent title and managed to finish 3rd Overall in the Drivers championship also managing to win a race outright at the 8th round at Knockhill in Scotland.

Thanks to his exploits in 1991 and 92, Bell earned a contract at the works Nissan team partnering David Osborne and Jaz Hayward.

Motorsports career resultsEdit

Complete British Touring Car Championship resultsEdit

Races in bold indicate pole position (1 point awarded just for first race) Races in italics indicate fastest lap (1 point awarded)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 DC Pts
1991 ACE Motorsport Peugeot 405 Mi16 THR
1
1
THR
2
6
THR
3
4
SIL
1
5
SIL
2
5
SIL
3
5
DON
1
5
DON
2
5
BRH
1
4
BRH
2
4
OUL
1
8
OUL
2
3
OUL
3
4
BIR
1
10
BIR
2
1
KNO
1
3
KNO
2
2
KNO
3
4
CAS
1
5
CAS
2
8
CAS
3
6
SIL
1
4
SIL
2
5
DON
1
6
DON
2
5
DON
3
6
THR
1
2
THR
2
2
BRH
1
3
BRH
2
3
BRH
3
7
3rd 447
1992 Park Lane Racing Toyota Carina II SIL
1
2
SIL
2
5
SIL
3
4
THR
1
3
THR
2
2
OUL
1
4
OUL
2
RET
OUL
3
5
SNE
1
3
SNE
2
4
CAS
1
4
CAS
2
4
CAS
3
2
BRH
1
5
BRH
2
5
DON
1
4
DON
2
5
DON
3
3
KNO
1
4
KNO
2
4
KNO
3
1
BRH
1
3
BRH
2
3
BRH
3
C
SIL
1
7
SIL
2
6
SIL
3
5
3rd 317
1993 Nissan Castrol Racing Nissan Primera eGT SIL
1
2
SIL
2
2
SIL
3
1
DON
1
3
DON
2
2
SNE
1
3
SNE
2
2
SNE
3
3
OUL
1
3
OUL
2
6
OUL
3
1
BRH
1
2
BRH
2
1
BRH
3
2
PEM
1
2
PEM
2
1
PEM
3
2
KNO
1
2
KNO
2
1
KNO
3
3
BRH
1
9
BRH
2
DNS
BRH
3
DNS
THR
1
2
THR
2
4
SIL
1
2
SIL
2
1
SIL
3
9
2nd 390
1994 Volvo 850 Racing Volvo 850 SE/GLT THR
1
2
THR
2
1
THR
3
1
BRH
1
2
BRH
2
6
BRH
3
2
CAS
1
CAS
2
CAS
3
SIL
1
SIL
2
SNE
1
SNE
2
SNE
3
OUL
1
DON
1
DON
2
DON
3
KNO
1
KNO
2
OUL
1
OUL
2
OUL
3
BRH
1
BRH
2
BRH
3
2nd* 94*

Complete VW Vento Cup resultsEdit

(Key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Points Position
1992 Hornby European Automotive Racing Team SIL
1
THR
3
OUL
4
SNE
1
CAS
2
BRH
3
SPA
1
KNO
2
BRH
1
SIL
2
99 1st

Career summaryEdit

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
1991 British Touring Car Championship ACE Motorsport 31 2 0 0 9 447 3rd
Touring Car World Cup Park Lane Racing 2 0 0 0 1 44 4th
1992 British Touring Car Championship Park Lane Racing 26 1 0 0 9 317 3rd
VW Vento Cup Hornby European Automotive Racing Team 10 4 - 2 9 99 1st
1993 British Touring Car Championship Nissan Castrol Racing 26 6 0 3 19 390 2nd
1994 British Touring Car Championship Volvo 850 Racing 6 2 0 0 5 94* 2nd*
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