Manuel Reuter

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For the German record producer and member of Cascada, see DJ Manian.

Manuel Reuter (born 6 December 1961 in Mainz) is a German former race car driver.

He has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans twice:

He also won the Interserie in 1992 in a Kremer K7 and the Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft/ITC in 1996 for Opel in an Opel Calibra V6.

Reuter continued to race in the Super Tourenwagen Cup for Opel.

When Opel retired from the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters after 2005, he also retired. He acted as a commentator for the DTM on German television channel Das Erste from 2007 to 2013.

Racing record[edit]

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
1988 Switzerland Camel Brun Motorsport Austria Walter Lechner
Switzerland Franz Hunkeler
Porsche 962C C1 91 DNF DNF
1989 Germany Team Sauber Mercedes Germany Jochen Mass
Sweden Stanley Dickens
Sauber C9-Mercedes C1 389 1st 1st
1990 United Kingdom Richard Lloyd Racing
Italy Italya Sport
Finland JJ Lehto
United Kingdom James Weaver
Porsche 962C GTi C1 181 DNF DNF
1991 Germany Porsche Kremer Racing Finland Harri Toivonen
Finland JJ Lehto
Porsche 962CK6 C2 343 9th 9th
1992 Germany Porsche Kremer Racing Italy Giovanni Lavaggi
Denmark John Nielsen
Porsche 962CK6 C3 334 7th 2nd
1993 Germany Joest Porsche Racing Germany Frank Jelinski
Germany "John Winter"
Porsche 962C C2 282 DNF DNF
1996 Germany Joest Racing United States Davy Jones
Austria Alexander Wurz
TWR Porsche WSC-95 LMP1 354 1st 1st

Partial Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft/Masters results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Pos Points
1993 Joest Racing Opel Calibra V6 4x4 ZOL
1
ZOL
2
HOC
1
HOC
2
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
WUN
1
WUN
2
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
NOR
1
NOR
2
DIE
1
DIE
2
SIN
1
SIN
2
AVU
1
AVU
2
HOC
1

Ret
HOC
2

DNS
NC 0
1994 Opel Team Joist Opel Calibra V6 4x4 ZOL
1

Ret
ZOL
2

7
HOC
1

8
HOC
2

4
NÜR
1

6
NÜR
2

Ret
NÜR
1

8
NÜR
2

5
NOR
1

5
NOR
2

Ret
DIE
1

Ret
DIE
2

Ret
NÜR
1

6
NÜR
2

4
AVU
1

Ret
AVU
2

Ret
SIN
1

6
SIN
2

3
HOC
1

4
HOC
2

8
8th 89
1995 Opel Team Joist Opel Calibra V6 4x4 HOC
1

22
HOC
2

Ret
AVU
1

Ret
AVU
2

13
NOR
1

Ret
NOR
2

Ret
DIE
1

16
DIE
2

7
NÜR
1

Ret
NÜR
2

7
SIN
1

5
SIN
2

Ret
HOC
1

2
HOC
2

4
12th 39
2000 Opel-Team Phoenix Opel Astra V8 Coupé HOC
1

3
HOC
2

13
OSC
1

1
OSC
2

1
NOR
1

3
NOR
2

2
SAC
1

13†
SAC
2

11
NÜR
1

5
NÜR
2

5
LAU
1

C
LAU
2

C
OSC
1

3
OSC
2

2
NÜR
1

1
NÜR
2

1
HOC
1

16
HOC
2

Ret
2nd 162
2001 Opel-Team Phoenix Opel Astra V8 Coupé HOC
QR

12
HOC
CR

12
NÜR
QR

Ret
NÜR
CR

DNS
OSC
QR

13
OSC
CR

15
SAC
QR

8
SAC
CR

14
NOR
QR

15
NOR
CR

8
LAU
QR

13
LAU
CR

7
NÜR
QR

12
NÜR
CR

5
A1R
QR

13
A1R
CR

4
ZAN
QR

9
ZAN
CR

13
HOC
QR

11
HOC
CR

4
9th 35
2002 Opel-Team Phoenix Opel Astra V8 Coupé 2002 HOC
QR

18
HOC
CR

17†
ZOL
QR

11
ZOL
CR

15
DON
QR

3
DON
CR

14†
SAC
QR

18
SAC
CR

Ret
NOR
QR

8
NOR
CR

7
LAU
QR

11
LAU
CR

5
NÜR
QR

8
NÜR
CR

6
A1R
QR

8
A1R
CR

7
ZAN
QR

5
ZAN
CR

4
HOC
QR

6
HOC
CR

Ret
10th 7
2003 OPC Team Holzer Opel Astra V8 Coupé 2003 HOC
9
ADR
Ret
NÜR
9
LAU
12
NOR
13
DON
Ret
NÜR
15†
A1R
10
ZAN
4
HOC
19†
10th 5
2004 OPC Team Holzer Opel Vectra GTS V8 2004 HOC
10
EST
16
ADR
13
LAU
8
NOR
8
SHA1 NÜR
12
OSC
3
ZAN
8
BRN
12
HOC
Ret
12th 9
2005 OPC Team Holzer Opel Vectra GTS V8 2005 HOC
Ret
LAU
16
SPA
16†
BRN
Ret
OSC
15
NOR
9
NÜR
20
ZAN
Ret
LAU
5
IST
14
HOC
12
17th 4

1 - Shanghai was a non-championship round.

  • † — Retired, but was classified as he completed 90% of the winner's race distance.

Complete International Touring Car Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

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 Pos Points
1995 Opel Team Joist Opel Calibra V6 4x4 MUG
1

9
MUG
2

Ret
HEL
1

4
HEL
2

7
DON
1

10
DON
2

6
EST
1

16
EST
2

9
MAG
1

4
MAG
2

2
6th 50
1996 Opel Team Joist Opel Calibra V6 4x4 HOC
1

1
HOC
2

3
NÜR
1

3
NÜR
2

1
EST
1

4
EST
2

3
HEL
1

2
HEL
2

2
NOR
1

6
NOR
2

5
DIE
1

10
DIE
2

6
SIL
1

6
SIL
2

6
NÜR
1

4
NÜR
2

16
MAG
1

Ret
MAG
2

DNS
MUG
1

18
MUG
2

7
HOC
1

2
HOC
2

1
INT
1

4
INT
2

4
SUZ
1

13
SUZ
2

14
1st 218

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jan Lammers
Johnny Dumfries
Andy Wallace
Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1989 with:
Jochen Mass
Stanley Dickens
Succeeded by
John Nielsen
Price Cobb
Martin Brundle
Preceded by
Yannick Dalmas
J.J. Lehto
Masanori Sekiya
Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1996 with:
Davy Jones
Alexander Wurz
Succeeded by
Michele Alboreto
Stefan Johansson
Tom Kristensen
Preceded by
Bernd Schneider
International Touring Car Champion
1996
Succeeded by
None