Yvan Muller ( born August 16, 1969 in Altkirch ) is a French racing driver. His greatest achievements were winning the 2008 WTCC Seat and 2010, 2011 and 2013 Chevrolet and many championships of the Trophée Andros.
Muller's career began in 1987 in the French Formula Renault and in karting. 1989 to 1991 he raced in French Formula 3; In 1992 the British Formula 2, in which he also won the championship.
For Team Omega land he began in 1993 unsuccessfully in Formula 3000 to 1994 to start in the French Super Touring Car Championship with BMW and win this one year later. This year he starts for the first time in the Eisrennserie Andros Trophy, which he times can win almost in a row in the following years a total of 10: 1996 and 1997 for BMW, Opel and 1998-2002 for 2004-2006 Kia. Between 1999 and 2005 he starts in the British Touring Car Championship, which he can win in 2003. Since 2006 to 2009 he drove in the WTCC for Seat, with which he could win the 2008 championship. From the world championship race in Anderstorp 2007 he drove alongside Jordi Gené a Seat Leon TDI. In the following round at Oschersleben, he won with the turbo diesel engine in the WTCC; the first victory of a diesel race car in a FIA World Championship. For the 2010 season, he moved to Chevrolet, with whom he is still in the same year celebrated his second WTCC title.
In the 2011 season he could retract his third world title at the touring cars. In a thrilling season finale, Muller sat at the end of paper-thin with 3 points against his team and team mates Rob Huff by. After Muller, Rob Huff was beaten in the 2012 season, he secured in the 2013 season in the team of Ray Mallock the fourth world title in the WTCC
As of end of 2013 season