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Alain Menu - WTCC

Country : Switzerland 
Date of birth  : 09/08/1963 
Location : Geneva 
  
  

 

PERSONAL DATA from Alain Menu

born 9 August 1963 in Geneva
nationality Swiss
marital status married to Caroline, three children (Maxime 15, Chloe 13, Celestine 8)
hobbies skiing, music, finance

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS from Alain Menu

1986 3rd in the French Formula Ford Championship
1987 2nd in the British Formula Ford Championship
2nd in the Formula Ford Festival
1990 2nd (2 wins) in the British Formula 3000 Championship
1992 9th (best result 3rd) in the British Touring Car Championship (BMW 318is)
1993 10th (1 win) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault 19)
1994 2nd (2 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)
1995 2nd (7 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)
1996 2nd (3 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)
1st in the Donington Tourist Trophy (Renault Laguna)
1997 1st (12 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)
1st in the Donington Tourist Trophy (Renault Laguna)
1998 4th (3 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Renault Laguna)
1999 11th (1 win) in the British Touring Car Championship (Ford Mondeo)
2000 1st (6 wins) in the British Touring Car Championship (Ford Mondeo)
2001 1 win in the FIA GT Championship (Ferrari 550)
2002 10th in the German DTM (Opel Astra)
2003 1st in the 1000 Miles of Petit Le Mans, GTS Class (Ferrari 550)
9th in the German DTM (Opel Astra)
2004 2nd in the 200 km of Buenos Aires (Chevrolet Astra)
2005 17th (best result 5th) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Lacetti)
3rd in the 200 km of Buenos Aires (Chevrolet Astra)
2006 15th (1 win) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Lacetti)
1st in the 200 km of Buenos Aires (Chevrolet Astra)
2007 6th (5 wins) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Lacetti)
2008 9th (3 wins) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Lacetti)
2nd in the 200 km of Buenos Aires (Chevrolet Astra) 2009 10th (2 wins) in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (Chevrolet Cruze)

Alain Menu on Eurosport

Michelisz claims pole as rivals struggle

Michelisz claims pole as rivals struggle - 22/09/2013 - WTCC

Norbert Micheliz claimed the second pole position of his career as most of his main rivals at the WTCC Suzuka event committed errors.

Route To: Suzuka, Japan

Route To: Suzuka, Japan - 17/09/2013 - WTCC

The 19th and 20th rounds of the FIA WTCC will take place at Suzuka, Japan next weekend.

WTCC ready to head to Japan

WTCC ready to head to Japan - 17/09/2013 - WTCC

The 19th and 20th rounds of the FIA WTCC will take place at Suzuka, Japan on the next weekend.

Menu on menu for WTCC Sonoma

Menu on menu for WTCC Sonoma - 29/08/2013 - WTCC

WTCC legend Alain Menu makes a one-off comeback next week as a TV commentator.

For Haven's Sake: Attention turns to Austria

For Haven's Sake: Attention turns to Austria - 16/05/2013 - WTCC

Just as in Formula 1, tyres will be on everyone’s mind this weekend, as the FIA WTCC heads to Austria and a second visit to the Salzburgring.

For Haven's Sake: Home advantage?

For Haven's Sake: Home advantage? - 03/05/2013 - WTCC

So, to Hungary, to eastern Europe’s first Grand Prix track and to Norbi-mania.

Muller quickest again in Morocco

Muller quickest again in Morocco - 09/04/2013 - WTCC

The RML duo of Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton set the pace in the second WTCC free practice in Marrakech.

Lukoil to sponsor three-times champion Muller

Lukoil to sponsor three-times champion Muller  - 14/03/2013 - WTCC

Russian oil company Lukoil will sponsor the RML Chevrolet Cruze of three-times champion Yvan Muller as well as LADA Sport.

Rob Huff: What a feeling to be champion

Rob Huff: What a feeling to be champion - 23/11/2012 - WTCC

Britain's 2012 World Touring Car Championship champion Rob Huff offers his thoughts after an emotional title-clinching trip to Macau at the weekend.

Huff seals title in dramatic Macau race

Huff seals title in dramatic Macau race - 19/11/2012 - WTCC

Rob Huff won the 2012 World Touring Car Championship after he finished second to Alain Menu in the final race of the season in Macau.

Huff forced to retire as Muller wins Macau opener

Huff forced to retire as Muller wins Macau opener - 19/11/2012 - WTCC

Yvan Muller inherited victory after Rob Huff was forced to retire in a drama-filled first race of the World Touring Car Championship at Macau.

Huff: The final countdown

Huff: The final countdown - 18/11/2012 - WTCC

It’s almost time to go racing! I’m here in Macau and ready to win the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) for the very first time.

Huff claims pole in Macau

Huff claims pole in Macau - 16/11/2012 - WTCC

Rob Huff moved another small step closer to his first WTCC title by winning pole position at Macau and stretching his championship lead.

Huff leads Chevrolet domination in Macau FP2

Huff leads Chevrolet domination in Macau FP2 - 16/11/2012 - WTCC

Rob Huff again lead the way in second WTCC practice as the Chevrolet drivers showed that the fight for the pole position at Macau will be a private affair.

Huff sets early pace in Macau

Huff sets early pace in Macau - 16/11/2012 - WTCC

Rob Huff proved he is in good shape to try and clinch his first WTCC title by setting the pace in the first free practice at Macau.

 
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