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1991 BTCC Season Round 3

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Round 3 of 12 in the 1991 British Touring Car Championship
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Race details
Date 27 May 1991
Location  Donington Park (Grand Prix)
Course length 4.023 km (2.50 mi)
Distance 1 x 10 lap sprint race
1 x 20 lap feature race
Pole position
Driver https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
Time 1:37.111
Race 1 Fastest lap
Driver https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
Time 1:37.420 (on lap 10)
Race 1 Podium
First
Second
Third
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones
Race 2 Fastest lap
Driver https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune
Time 1:37.616 (on lap 11)
Race 2 Podium
First
Second
Third
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Flag_of_Belgium.svg/22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune

The 1991 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Round 3 was a Touring Car meeting that was held on 27 May 1991 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. The race was contested over 1 10 lap sprint race and 1 20 lap feature race and was the third round of the 1991 British Touring Car Championship

Background[]

Heading into the meeting, Vik Rune was leading the Overall and Manufacturer Drivers' Championship by thirty-three points from Josh Jones. Rune's team, Kaliber ICS Team Toyota was leading the Manufacturer's Team Championship by forty points from Nissan Janspeed Racing. In the Independent Driver's Championship, Mike Bell lead Kris Simton by four points. However it was Simton's Auto Trade Techspeed Team which lead the Independent Team's Championship over ACE Motorsport by twenty-six points.

Entrants[]

Thirteen drivers representing eight teams entered the race. Auto Trader Techspeed Team, Nissan Janspeed Racing, Kaliber ICS Team Toyota ,Vauxhall Sport and for the first time BMW Team Labatts each entered two cars and ACE Motorsport and BMW Team Listerine both entered single cars. The BMW works team also appeared in the championship for the first time racing a single entry.

Qualifying[]

Position Driver Team Time Points
1 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:37.111 1
2 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Flag_of_Belgium.svg/22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing +0:00.664
3 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota +0:01.122
4 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/ba/Flag_of_Germany.svg/22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance +0:01.522
5 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine +0:01.531
6 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing +0:02.357
7 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/45/Flag_of_Ireland.svg/22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport +0:02.506
8 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team +0:02.630
9 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bf/Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina.svg/22px-Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina.svg.png Alen Kopić BMW Team Labatts +0:03.400
10 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport +0:03.639
11 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts +0:03.862
12 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a4/Flag_of_the_United_States.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png Phil Dodge Vauxhall Sport +0:06.060
13 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a4/Flag_of_the_United_States.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team No time

Race 1[]

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:37.420 20(1)
2 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:38.630 18
3 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine 1:39.593 16
4 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:39.975 14
5 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:40.516 13
6 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/ba/Flag_of_Germany.svg/22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 1:39.592 12
7 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Flag_of_Belgium.svg/22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:38.259 11
8 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:39.628 10
9 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/45/Flag_of_Ireland.svg/22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport 1:40.345 9
10 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a4/Flag_of_the_United_States.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:40.781 8
11 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 1:40.226 7
12 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a4/Flag_of_the_United_States.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png Phil Dodge Vauxhall Sport 1:42.510 6
13 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bf/Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina.svg/22px-Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina.svg.png Alen Kopić BMW Team Labatts 1:41.154 5

Race 2[]

Position Driver Team Fastest Lap Points
1 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Flag_of_Belgium.svg/22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:38.253 20
2 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:39.089 18
3 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 1:37.616 16 (1)
4 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/ba/Flag_of_Germany.svg/22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles BMW Team Finance 1:39.269 14
5 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell ACE Motorsport 1:40.057 13
6 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:40.174 12
7 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones BMW Team Listerine 1:39.661 11
8 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/45/Flag_of_Ireland.svg/22px-Flag_of_Ireland.svg.png Matt Hull Vauxhall Sport 1:40.401 10
9 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a4/Flag_of_the_United_States.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro Auto Trader Techspeed Team 1:39.780 9
10 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne Nissan Janspeed Racing 1:39.464 8
11 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a4/Flag_of_the_United_States.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png Phil Dodge Vauxhall Sport 1:40.603 7
12 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kevin Bolland BMW Team Labatts 1:40.262 6
DNS https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bf/Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina.svg/22px-Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina.svg.png Alen Kopić BMW Team Labatts N/A -

Championship standings after the race[]

Drivers' Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune 159
2 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Flag_of_Belgium.svg/22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 116
3 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones 114
4 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 111
5 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 111
Manufacturer Driver's Championship standings
Position Driver Points
1 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/Flag_of_Croatia.svg/22px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg.png Vik Rune 159
2 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Flag_of_Belgium.svg/22px-Flag_of_Belgium.svg.png Roy Cop 116
3 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Josh Jones 114
4 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Michael Sneath 111
5 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png David Osborne 88
Manufacturer Team's Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/9e/Flag_of_Japan.svg/22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Kaliber ICS Team Toyota 270
2 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/9e/Flag_of_Japan.svg/22px-Flag_of_Japan.svg.png Nissan Janspeed Racing 204
3 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png BMW Team Listerine 161
4 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Vauxhall Sport 139
5 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png BMW Team Labatts 44

Independent Drivers's Championship standings

Position Driver Points
1 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Mike Bell 72
2 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kris Simton 68
3 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a4/Flag_of_the_United_States.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png David Todaro 44
Independent Team's Championship standings
Position Team Points
1 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Auto Trader Techspeed Team 112
2 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png ACE Motorsport 72
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