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For other people named Cristian Ledesma, see Cristian Ledesma (disambiguation).

Christian Ledesma (born February 4, 1976 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province) is an Argentine racing driver. He has run in different series, with major success in Turismo Carretera (2007 champion) and TC2000 (2004 champion).

Career[edit]

Junior series[edit]

From 1987 to 1994, he took part of more than 100 races, being three times champion and four times vice-champion (Junior Category, Senior Category and Sudam Senior Series) and driving for his brother Jhonny Ledesma's team.

Formula Honda[edit]

He took part of 1994 Drivers' National Contest, Prodriver. He was the winner of the first contest among 40 participants and got the right of driving for Formula Honda's Prodriver team, managed by Guillermo Kissling.

He won the 1995 Argentine Champhionship by mid-season; he got 6 pole positions, 6 wins and 10 podiums in 10 races.

South American Formula 3[edit]

He took part of the 1996 championship becoming the best rookie of the season, at the wheel of a Tom's Toyota of Víctor Rosso's ProRacing team. He got a third place at Goiânia, Brazil, and finished 10th overall in the championship.

Formula Super Renault[edit]

He got the 1997 Argentine Formula Super Renault title driving a Reynard/Renault of Guillermo and Raúl Kissling's team - four wins, and eight podiums overall.

Formula 3000[edit]

He tested for F3000's Team Draco at Magione, Italy. He managed to score 1:06.500 - 0.3 seconds away from the fastest driver of the test's time.

TC 2000[edit]

Ledesma driving a Chevrolet at the opening round of the 2010 TC 2000 season in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

His debut in TC 2000 was in the second race of 2003 season. That first year he got two wins, Bahía Blanca and Río Cuarto, and one third place at Mar del Plata.

He crowned himself as 2004 champion, with four wins overall. It was the first time Chevrolet got a championship inside TC2000 series.

Ledesma fought the 2006 to 2008 championships, resulting 5th, 3rd and 4th respectively. After a poor 2009, he was 9th in 2010. In 2011 he continues racing for Chevrolet, now with a Chevrolet Cruze.

Turismo Carretera[edit]

In Turismo Carretera (TC), he started driving a Ford (1998–2000). As of 2001, he has been driving a Chevrolet.

He clinched the 2007 championship, with six wins and 294.5 points overall. In addition of that, he broke Juan María Traverso's 1995 pointscoring record (five wins and 272 points).

See also[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Gabriel Ponce de León
TC2000 champion
2004
Succeeded by
Gabriel Ponce de León
Preceded by
Norberto Fontana
Turismo Carretera champion
2007
Succeeded by
Guillermo Ortelli




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El Sol Online

El Sol Online
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:11:15 -0700

El marplatense Christian Ledesma, con Chevrolet, en una lucha sin cuartel con el entrerriano Mariano Werner (Ford), ganó hoy la final del Turismo Carretera, que se corrió en el circuito "Roberto Mouras" de La Plata, por la 13ra. fecha de la temporada, ...

El Día (Argentina)

El Día (Argentina)
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:56:15 -0700

El representante de Del Viso estableció un tiempo de 1m.29s.975 para recorrer los 4.500 metros del trazado puntano y fue escoltado por el marplatense Christian Ledesma (Chevrolet) y el bonaerense Matías Rodríguez (Dodge). Luego se ubicaron el ...

Forza Italian Football

Forza Italian Football
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:22:30 -0700

Even his Lecce side from from 2004, which finished an impressive 11th in Serie A, contained future stars in the shape of Marco Cassetti, Christian Ledesma, Valeri Bojinov and Mirko Vucinic. Zeman failures have, more often than not, been at clubs where ...

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 18:52:30 -0700

Christian Ledesma estaba para pelear la pole position en San Juan, en la novena fecha del Súper TC2000, pero apareció la lluvia y cambió los papeles. Quedó décimo. El piloto Franco Vivian, a bordo de un Chevrolet Cruze, marcó la "pole position" en el ...

UrbanPost

UrbanPost
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 06:18:45 -0700

Christian Ledesma è dal 2006 un calciatore della Lazio. Il centrocampista è sempre stato un pilastro del centrocampo della squadra romana che lo acquistò dal Lecce. Negli ultimi anni però, l'argentino ha perso il suo posto da titolare a causa degli ...

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La Prensa (Argentina)
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:11:53 -0700

La Plata - El marplatense Christian Ledesma, con Chevrolet, en una lucha sin cuartel con el entrerriano Mariano Werner (Ford), ganó hoy la final del Turismo Carretera, que se corrió en el circuito "Roberto Mouras" de La Plata, por la 13ª fecha de la ...

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:59:59 -0700

La Copa de Oro de TC tiene justamente a Rossi como puntero con 94 unidades, seguido por el santafesino Facundo Ardusso con 46.50 y el marplatense Christian Ledesma con 40. Después se ubican Omar Martínez, 35.50; el séxtuple campeón Guillermo ...

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 07:27:12 -0700

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