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Alain Menu : biography

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Alain Menu (born 9 August 1963 in Geneva) is a Swiss racing driver. He was one of the most successful touring car drivers of the 1990s, winning the prestigious British Touring Car Championship twice (the only driver during the series' 1991–2000 Super Touring era to do so). He drove for Chevrolet in the World Touring Car Championship between 2005 and 2012 with a best finish of second in 2012. As of 2013 Menu is racing in the Porsche Supercup for his own team.

Racing record

Complete British Touring Car Championship results

(key) Races in bold indicate pole position (1 point awarded – 1996–2000 all races, 2007 just for first race) Races in italics indicate fastest lap (1 point awarded – 2007 only) * signifies that driver lead race for at least one lap (1 point awarded – 1998–2000 just in feature race, 2007 all races)

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 DC Pts
1992 Team M Mobile BMW 318is SIL110 THR16 OUL16 SNE13 BRH1Ret DON1Ret DON2Ret SIL19 KNO1DNS KNO2DNS PEM1 BRH1 BRH2 DON1 SIL1 9th 27
1993 Renault Dealer Racing Renault 19 SIL110 DON12 SNE1Ret DON113 OUL1Ret BRH115 BRH2Ret PEM1Ret SIL18 KNO1 KNO2 OUL14 BRH19 THR19 DON12 DON21 SIL1Ret 10th 57
1994 Renault Dealer Racing Renault Laguna THR16 BRH118 BRH2Ret SNE1Ret SIL13 SIL22 OUL11 DON15 DON24 BRH19 BRH26 SIL15 KNO11 KNO23 OUL12 BRH17 BRH27 SIL13 SIL22 DON12 DON22 2nd 222
1995 Williams Renault Dealer Racing Renault Laguna DON12 DON24 BRH17 BRH29 THR11 THR22 SIL1Ret SIL24 OUL13 OUL21 BRH11 BRH23 DON13 DON24 SIL116 KNO1Ret KNO21 BRH14 BRH218 SNE1Ret SNE210 OUL11 OUL21 SIL11 SIL22 2nd 305
1996 Williams Renault Dealer Racing Renault Laguna DON13 DON2Ret BRH12 BRH22 THR1Ret THR2DNS SIL15 SIL24 OUL15 OUL24 SNE1Ret SNE23 BRH11 BRH21 SIL16 SIL25 KNO19 KNO2Ret OUL11 OUL23 THR1Ret THR24 DON13 DON22 BRH11 BRH24 2nd 197
1997 Williams Renault Dealer Racing Renault Laguna DON11 DON21 SIL11 SIL21 THR13 THR23 BRH11 BRH24 OUL11 OUL21 DON12 DON21 CRO11 CRO21 KNO13 KNO2Ret SNE11 SNE22 THR117 THR22 BRH13 BRH23 SIL11 SIL22 1st 281
1998 Blend 37 Williams Renault Renault Laguna THR15 THR21* SIL1Ret SIL2Ret DON14 DON22 BRH13 BRH24 OUL11 OUL24* DON1Ret DON2Ret CRO13 CRO24 SNE13 SNE2Ret THR12 THR21* KNO13 KNO24 BRH15 BRH23 OUL13 OUL2Ret SIL19 SIL2Ret 4th 187
1999 Ford Team Mondeo Ford Mondeo DON12 DON2Ret SIL113 SIL2Ret THR1Ret THR26 BRH112 BRH2Ret OUL13 OUL2Ret DON15 DON26 CRO1Ret CRO2Ret SNE18 SNE29* THR111 THR23 KNO13 KNO21* BRH1Ret BRH2Ret OUL1Ret OUL29 SIL112 SIL2Ret 11th 84
2000 Ford Team Mondeo Ford Mondeo BRH11 BRH27* DON11 DON21* THR18 THR23 KNO12 KNO2Ret OUL11 OUL26 SIL1Ret SIL23 CRO15 CRO22 SNE1Ret SNE21* DON18 DON29 BRH14 BRH21* OUL15 OUL26 SIL1Ret SIL23* 1st 195
2007 VX Racing Vauxhall Vectra BRH1 BRH2 BRH3 ROC1 ROC2 ROC3 THR1 THR2 THR3 CRO1 CRO2 CRO3 OUL1 OUL2 OUL3 DON1 DON2 DON3 SNE1 SNE2 SNE3 BRH1 BRH2 BRH3 KNO1 KNO2 KNO3 THR14 THR26 THR312 15th 13
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