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

Manuel Reuter
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Manuel Reuter in 2010
NationalityGermany German
Born (1961-12-06) 6 December 1961 (age 57)
Mainz, West Germany
Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters
Years active20002005
Former teamsOPC Team Holzer
OPC Team Phoenix
Starts86
Wins4
Podiums11
Poles5
Fastest laps3
Best finish2nd in 2000
Super Tourenwagen Cup
Years active19971999
Former teamsOpel Team SMS
Warsteiner Team Holzer
Starts56
Wins5
Podiums13
Poles4
Fastest laps1
Best finish5th in 1998
International Touring Car Championship
Years active19951996
Former teamsOpel Team Joest
Starts35
Championships1 (1996)
Wins3
Podiums10
Poles1
Fastest laps1
Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft
Years active19851991, 19931995
Former teamsOpel Team Joest
Opel Team Schübel
MS-Jet Racing
Ford Ringshausen Motorsport
Starts100
Wins3
Podiums9
Poles5
Fastest laps3
Best finish2nd in 1987
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Years19881993, 1996
TeamsJoest Racing
Joest Porsche Racing
Porsche Kremer Racing
Richard Lloyd Racing
Team Sauber Mercedes
Brun Motorsport
Best finish1st (1989, 1996)
Class wins2 (1989, 1996)
Manuel Reuter - Opel Team Joest - Opel Calibra V6 exits The Esses, Donington Park 1994 DTM

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.

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Racing recordEdit

24 Hours of Le Mans resultsEdit

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

Bathurst 1000 resultsEdit

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
1992   Mobil 1 Racing   Peter Brock Holden VP Commodore C 118 27th 3rd

Complete Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft/Masters resultsEdit

(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 Pos. Pts
1985 Ford Sierra XR4 TI ZOL WUN AVU MFA
Ret
ERD ERD DIE DIE ZOL
Ret
SIE
26
NÜR
3
22nd 16
1986 Ford Ringshausen Ford Sierra XR4 TI ZOL
Ret
HOC
12
NÜR
Ret
AVU
Ret
MFA
7
WUN
4
NÜR ZOL
4
NÜR
1
9th 69
1987 Ford Ringshausen Motorsport Ford Sierra XR4 TI HOC
Ret
ZOL
7
NÜR
1
AVU
2
MFA
1
NOR
17
NÜR
6
WUN
4
2nd 124
Ford Sierra RS 500 Cosworth DIE
3
SAL
12
1988 Ford Ringshausen Motorsport Ford Sierra RS 500 Cosworth ZOL
1
ZOL
2
HOC
1
HOC
2
NÜR
1

14
NÜR
2

Ret
BRN
1

Ret
BRN
2

19
AVU
1

Ret
AVU
2

15
MFA
1

13
MFA
2

Ret
NÜR
1

14
NÜR
2

10
NOR
1

Ret
NOR
2

9
WUN
1

6
WUN
2

5
SAL
1

C
SAL
2

C
HUN
1
HUN
2
HOC
1

25
HOC
2

DNS
20th 66
1989 MS-Jet Racing Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 ZOL
1

8
ZOL
2

5
HOC
1

24
HOC
2

13
NÜR
1

7
NÜR
2

4
MFA
1

12
MFA
2

6
6th 214
Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evo AVU
1

4
AVU
2

3
NÜR
1

4
NÜR
2

7
NOR
1

9
NOR
2

9
HOC
1

13
HOC
2

Ret
DIE
1

8
DIE
2

5
NÜR
1

Ret
NÜR
2

Ret
HOC
1

6
HOC
2

5
1991 Opel Team Schübel Opel Omega 3000 Evo 500 ZOL
1
ZOL
2
HOC
1
HOC
2
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
AVU
1
AVU
2
WUN
1
WUN
2
NOR
1
NOR
2
DIE
1
DIE
2
NÜR
1

20
NÜR
2

17
ALE
1
ALE
2
HOC
1
HOC
2
BRN
1
BRN
2
DON
1
DON
2
NC 0
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
DON
1
DON
2
DIE
1
DIE
2
ALE
1
ALE
2
AVU
1
AVU
2
HOC
1

Ret
HOC
2

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

Ret
ZOL
2

7
HOC
1

8
HOC
2

4
NÜR
1

6
NÜR
2

Ret
MUG
1

Ret
MUG
2

Ret
NÜR
1

8
NÜR
2

5
NOR
1

5
NOR
2

Ret
DON
1

Ret
DON
2

1
DIE
1

Ret
DIE
2

Ret
NÜR
1

6
NÜR
2

4
AVU
1

Ret
AVU
2

Ret
ALE
1

6
ALE
2

3
HOC
1

4
HOC
2

8
8th 89
1995 Opel Team Joest 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
ALE
1

5
ALE
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
SHA NÜR
12
OSC
3
ZAN
8
BRN
12
HOC
Ret
12th 9
2005 OPC Team Phoenix 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
  • † — Retired, but was classified as he completed 90% of the winner's race distance.

Complete International Touring Car Championship resultsEdit

(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. Pts
1995 Opel Team Joest 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 Joest 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

Complete Super Tourenwagen Cup resultsEdit

(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. Pts
1997 Opel Team SMS Opel Vectra HOC
1

15
HOC
2

12
ZOL
1

12
ZOL
2

8
NÜR
1

16
NÜR
2

DNS
SAC
1

14
SAC
2

Ret
NOR
1

Ret
NOR
2

DNS
WUN
1

9
WUN
2

6
ZWE
1

9
ZWE
2

10
SAL
1

11
SAL
2

9
REG
1

Ret
REG
2

DNS
NÜR
1

15
NÜR
2

Ret
17th 189
1998 Opel Team SMS Opel Vectra HOC
1

2
HOC
2

1
NÜR
1

5
NÜR
2

11
SAC
1

16
SAC
2

6
NOR
1

Ret
NOR
2

10
REG
1

20
REG
2

6
WUN
1

2
WUN
2

1
ZWE
1

5
ZWE
2

20
SAL
1

3
SAL
2

15
OSC
1

8
OSC
2

Ret
NÜR
1

1
NÜR
2

3
5th 423
1999 Warsteiner Team Holzer Opel Vectra SAC
1

4
SAC
2

5
ZWE
1

3
ZWE
2

7
OSC
1

5
OSC
2

4
NOR
1

2
NOR
2

1
MIS
1

12
MIS
2

11
NÜR
1

1
NÜR
2

Ret
SAL
1

3
SAL
2

5
OSC
1

4
OSC
2

15
HOC
1

3
HOC
2

4
NÜR
1

4
NÜR
2

DNS
6th 442

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