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Johannes Meles
Johannes meles
Nationality 22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png German
Born 10th September 2002 (Aged 17)

Place of birth (Germany)

British Touring Car Championship Career
Debut Season 1991
Current Team Renault Dealer Racing
Car No. 69
Former Teams BMW, Ecurie Ecosse
Starts 72
Wins 5
Poles 0
Fastest Laps 2
Best Finish 3rd in 1993
VW Vento Cup Career
Debut Season 1992
Current Team
Car No. 12
Starts 9
Wins 1
Fastest Laps 0
Best Finish 4th in 1992

Johannes Meles (born 10th September 2002) is a German racing driver who races in the British Touring Car Championship for Renault.

Early LifeEdit

Meles was born on 10th September 2002 in -, Germany.

Touring CarsEdit

British Touring Car ChampionshipEdit

Meles arrived in the British Touring Car Championship in 1991 driving for the BMW Works Team in an e30 M3. Participating in selected rounds throughout the season, Meles achieved good results including a win at Castle Combe as well as four other podium finishes to finish 7th place in the Drivers championship.

For 1992, Meles left BMW and signed a deal with Ecurie Ecosse who were making their debut in the championship running Vauxhall Cavaliers. Meles achieved great results thoughout the year including wins at Oulton Park and Knockhill and another 10 podium finishes to end the season in a fantastic 4th position. However, Meles would leave Ecurie Ecosse at the end of 1992 and sign with the works Renault team for the following year.

Meles joined Renault for 1993 and would be partnered by one-time BTCC race winner, Michael Sneath.

Motorsports career resultsEdit

Complete British Touring Car Championship resultsEdit

Races in bold indicate pole position (1 point awarded just for first race) Races in italics indicate fastest lap (1 point awarded)

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 31 DC Pts
1991 BMW Team Finance BMW M3 THR
1
THR
2
THR
3
SIL
1
SIL
2
SIL
3
DON
1
6
DON
2
4
BRH
1
BRH
2
OUL
1
4
OUL
2
8
OUL
3
3
BIR
1
10
BIR
2
7
KNO
1
6
KNO
2
6
KNO
3
3
CAS
1
4
CAS
2
4
CAS
3
1
SIL
1
SIL
2
DON
1
5
DON
2
3
DON
3
7
THR
1
7
THR
2
3
BRH
1
BRH
2
BRH
3
7th 230
1992 Ecurie Ecosse Vauxhall Vauxhall Cavalier GSi SIL
1
4
SIL
2
8
SIL
3
5
THR
1
8
THR
2
RET
OUL
1
6
OUL
2
1
OUL
3
3
SNE
1
4
SNE
2
3
CAS
1
CAS
2
CAS
3
BRH
1
3
BRH
2
3
DON
1
3
DON
2
4
DON
3
6
KNO
1
1
KNO
2
3
KNO
3
3
BRH
1
2
BRH
2
4
BRH
3
C
SIL
1
3
SIL
2
2
SIL
3
4
4th 287
1993 Renault Dealer Racing Renault 19 SIL
1
3
SIL
2
4
SIL
3
5
DON
1
4
DON
2
3
SNE
1
4
SNE
2
4
SNE
3
5
OUL
1
4
OUL
2
4
OUL
3
4
BRH
1
RET
BRH
2
4
BRH
3
3
PEM
1
PEM
2
PEM
3
KNO
1
3
KNO
2
2
KNO
3
2
BRH
1
2
BRH
2
2
BRH
3
1
THR
1
3
THR
2
1
SIL
1
6
SIL
2
10
SIL
3
4
3rd 320
1994 Renault Dealer Racing Renault Laguna THR
1
9
THR
2
3
THR
3
5
BRH
1
3
BRH
2
3
BRH
3
4
CAS
1
CAS
2
CAS
3
SIL
1
SIL
2
SNE
1
SNE
2
SNE
3
OUL
1
DON
1
DON
2
DON
3
KNO
1
KNO
2
OUL
1
OUL
2
OUL
3
BRH
1
BRH
2
BRH
3
3rd* 72*

Complete VW Vento Cup resultsEdit

(Key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Points Position
1992 SIL
3
THR
8
OUL
1
SNE
4
CAS
BRH
4
SPA
4
KNO
4
BRH
3
SIL
6
52 4th

Career summaryEdit

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
1991 British Touring Car Championship BMW Team Finance 18 1 0 0 5 230 7th
1992 British Touring Car Championship Ecurie Ecosse Vauxhall 23 2 0 0 12 287 4th
Touring Car World Cup 2 0 0 0 1 44 3rd
VW Vento Cup 9 1 0 0 3 52 4th
1993 British Touring Car Championship Renault Dealer Racing 25 2 0 2 11 320 3rd
Touring Car World Cup ROC Competition 2 0 0 0 1 50 3rd
1994 British Touring Car Championship Renault Dealer Racing 6 0 0 0 3 72 3rd
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