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Menu makes 2014 debut in the VW CC

Latest News 13th March 2014

Menu has hailed a ‘positive’ to his Dunlop MSA British Touring Car pre-season testing preparations CHROME Edition Restart as the two-time champion made his debut in the team’s Volkswagen CC at in North Yorkshire.

Menu the BTCC drivers’ crown Williams-Renault in 1997 and then with Ford in 2000, leaving British shores for the DTM and a prolonged stint in the FIA World Car Championship, in which he claimed no than 23 race victories for

Now, however, the man esteemed as one of the tin-top racers of all time is in the BTCC, after signing an to campaign a Volkswagen CC for Team BMR in is arguably shaping up to be the series’ fiercely-disputed season in history. will be no fewer than former title-winners and a cluster of young guns all vying for the piece of track and the top step of the

The 50-year-old got behind the wheel of his new car for the time at Croft this and professed himself satisfied early progress – even if he that being with  a team, he will inevitably be on a curve and on the back foot to with.

“It’s been a good Menu asserted. “The has been great, which was what I needed for my first in the car as it enabled us to get plenty of running in. As a we know we are not completely up-to-speed so we have been focussing on how to work together and trying to the car. The Team BMR guys like a really good

“It will take a little before we are where we want to be but for our first test, it has been – so far, so good. It has been a start and everything is going to plan. The CC handles well and I’m optimistic.

“I’m excited to be back in the again – racing is my life and I love doing. It will be a and out on the track, there are a lot of young who I know will be quick and who give me a run for my money, but the ambition is to at the front and win races.

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“The is clearly to attain the same as the likes of Triple Eight, Dynamics and WSR. It would be to think we are there yet, but no reason at all why we can’t reach it in the of time.”

Menu triumphed twice at en route to lifting the 1997 laurels, and the Swiss ace clearly a great deal of affection for the north-east venue, which host the UK’s premier sport series over the of 28/29 June.

“I’ve enjoyed racing at Croft and good memories of the circuit,” he “Prior to this week, I been here since but I was able to pick it up again quickly. It’s an interesting to drive, with a fun blend of types of corners and it’s a bit bumpy in places.

“Croft always drew crowds when I was there in the BTCC – and those crowds like being even this year now the championship is booming again. I’m looking to coming back for the race in June.”

Menu will be out in public for the first time at the Season Launch next March 18 at Donington Park. is free to the public from – click here for more

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