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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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TouringCarTimes

TouringCarTimes
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:26:15 -0700

... in the qualifying session for the tenth round of the 2014 Argentinian Super TC 2000 Championship at Termas de Río Hondo in his Peugeot 408, setting a time of 1:48.966, almost four-tenths of a second clear of his closest rival Christian Ledesma in ...

Diario Uno

Diario Uno
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:39:02 -0700

El marplatense Christian Ledesma a bordo de su Chevrolet se consagró ganador de la 13ª fecha y segunda de la Copa de Oro del Turismo Carretera, disputada este domingo en el autódromo Roberto Mouras. El podio de la competencia platense, que contó ...

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El Liberal Digital
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:36:52 -0700

Ayer, precisamente dos de ellos, Facundo Ardusso y Christian Ledesma llegaron a la Redacción de EL LIBERAL, adonde confesaron las ganas que tienen de ganar la carrera que tendrá la particularidad de que los pilotos deberán realizar el cambio de ...

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 ...
 
El Liberal Digital
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:48:45 -0700

El Bebu empleó 01.43.966 para quedarse con la pole position, pero el nuevo récord del Circuito Internacional quedó en poder de Christian Ledesma (Fiat Petronas), el escolta, en 01:43.825 al cabo de la Q2. Julián Santero (Peugeot LoJack Team) le dio el ...

Diario Panorama de Santiago del Estero

Diario Panorama de Santiago del Estero
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:11:50 -0700

Matías Rossi se destacó en la primera tanda, pero luego el piloto de Renault clavó los relojes en 1 minuto, 44 segundos y 895 milésimas. Detrás suyo terminaron Christian Ledesma (1:46.652) y el Bebu Girolami (1:47.56). Alrededor de las 15.40 comenzará ...

TyC Sports

TyC Sports
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:15:00 -0700

... el más rápido en la clasificación fue Néstor Girolami. El piloto de Peugeot clavó los relojes en 1:43.966 y, de esta manera, consiguió su quinta pole de la temporada. Los 10 primeros los completaron Christian Ledesma, Julián Santero, Fabián ...

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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