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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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Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:04:31 -0800

Arsenal want to arrest their defensive midfield worries by landing Cristian Ledesma, according to the player's agent. The Gunners are known to be short of quality in front of their back four and are said to have deployed scouts to make checks on the ...

UrbanPost

UrbanPost
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:55:46 -0800

Il nuovo obiettivo dell'Inter a centrocampo si chiama Christian Ledesma, centrocampista vice capitano della Lazio. Il calciatore è stato chiesto espressamente dal nuovo allenatore Roberto Mancini, il quale ha sempre apprezzato le qualità di Ledesma. L ...
 
Il Sussidiario.net
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 04:11:15 -0800

I nerazzurri in questa sessione di calciomercato sembrano voler puntare su Christian Ledesma, centrocampista uruguagio che piace tanto al club milanese. Secondo indiscrezioni raccolte in esclusiva da IlSussidiario.net, ci sarebbe un problema economico ...

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Calcio News 24
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:56:15 -0800

Il centrocampista Christian Ledesma, da tempo alla Lazio, potrebbe lasciare i biancocelesti a giugno a causa del contratto in scadenza e dell'estrema improbabilità di un rinnovo con la società in cui milita dal 2006. Non mancano le voci di mercato ...

Notas

Notas
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:22:30 -0800

Los de Nestór Gorosito mantuvieron el gran tándem que tienen en el medio con Christian Ledesma y Gaspar Iñiguez pero se le fueron Matías Caruzzo a San Lorenzo, Santiago Naguel a Racing, Juan Ramírez al Colorado Rapids de EE.UU y Juan Román ...

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Canale Inter
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 06:46:55 -0800

Ora si cercherà, probabilmente, di chiudere, forse già in giornata, per il francese. L'alternativa potrebbe essere Christian Ledesma, ci sono già stati dei contatti con la società di Lotito ma per ora la trattativa pare difficile. Anche Tare dall'Ata ...

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canchallena.com
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 19:19:55 -0800

"Dormiré muy tranquilo. Como siempre lo hice. Sólo en 2006, en aquella definición de TC 2000 con Juan Manuel Silva, me costó. Pero por lo general, siempre duermo bien antes de una definición. Es más, me voy a mi casa, descanso, y mañana (por hoy) ...
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