Alain Iannetta

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Alain Iannetta also Ianetta in some publications ; (Born May 19, 1953 ) is a former French racing car driver .


Alain Ianetta is the uncle of the French racing driver Romain Iannetta and was active as a touring and sports car driver for more than ten years from the late 1980s. He celebrated his greatest successes in the French Super Production Championship, which he finished third in 1999 and fifth in 2000. A Honda Integra Type-R was used as the vehicle .

He also competed three times in the Le Mans 24-hour race . In 1988 it failed after a defect and in 1989 after an accident. In 1990 the drive on a works Courage also ended prematurely due to engine failure after 57 laps.


Le Mans results

year team vehicle Teammate Teammate placement Failure reason
1988 United KingdomUnited Kingdom PC Automotive Argo JM19C CanadaCanada John Graham ItalyItaly Olando Iacobelli failure battery
1989 FranceFrance Alméras Frères team Porsche 962C FranceFrance Jacques Alméras FranceFrance Jean-Marie Alméras failure accident
1990 FranceFrance Courage Compétition Cougar C24S SwitzerlandSwitzerland Bernhard Thuner FranceFrance Pascal Pessiot failure Engine failure


  • Moity / Teissedre: 24 Hours of Le Mans 1923–1992 . Edition D'Art JP Barthelemy, ISBN 2-909-413-06-3 .