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1991 World Sportscar Championship

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Start date  1991
1991 World Sportscar Championship
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The 1991 FIA Sportscar World Championship season was the 39th season of FIA World Sportscar Championship motor racing. It featured the 1991 FIA Sportscar World Championship, which was contested over an eight race series from 14 April to 28 October 28, 1991. The series was open to Group C Sportscars, with Category 1 cars complying with new 1991 Group C rules and Category 2 cars running under the pre 1991 regulations. Teo Fabi won the Drivers Championship and Silk Cut Jaguar won the Teams title.

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Points system

Points were awarded in the order of 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 to the top 10 finishers in each race, with some exceptions:

  • Drivers had to complete 30% of the race distance and only drive one car in order to score points
  • Teams were only given points for their highest finishing car; any other team cars were merely skipped in the points standings. Points were still awarded to their drivers however.
  • Neither driver nor team scored points if the car did not complete 90% of the winner's distance.
  • Category 1 and Category 2 cars did not contest their own individual championships and thus were scored together.

    Drivers Championship

    Note

  • 1 - Derek Warwick co-drove the winning car at Silverstone but was not eligible for points.
  • 2 - Bertrand Gachot co-drove the winning car at Le Mans but was not eligible for points due to insufficient distance.
  • 3 - Michael Ferte co-drove the second placed car at Le Mans but was not eligible for points due to insufficient distance.
  • 4 - John Winter co-drove the third placed car at Mexico City but was not eligible for points due to insufficient distance.
  • 5 - The sixth paced Toyota at Autopolis was not eligible for points so positions 7 to 11 were moved up one place for scoring purposes.
  • Teams Championship

    Note

  • 1 - Jaguar's Cosworth HB engines were re-badged to "Jaguar".
  • 2 - The sixth paced Toyota at Autopolis was not eligible for points so positions 7 to 11 were moved up one place for scoring purposes.
  • References

    1991 World Sportscar Championship Wikipedia


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