digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

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




Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Ledesma — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
22282 videos foundNext > 

Algunas Grandes Maniobras de Christian Ledesma

Christian Ledesma, con Chevrolet, fue imparable en Posadas

Christian Ledesma, con Chevrolet, ganó hoy de punta a punta la final del Turismo Carretera, en el marco de la octava fecha del campeonato de la categoría, qu...

Entrevista a Christian Ledesma - A Todo Motor

Entrevista a Christian Ledesma - A Todo Motor.

Christian Ledesma largando la final desde boxes en olavarria, octubre 2008

Por Sebastian Gnochini.

Trayectoria de Christian Ledesma en el Turismo Carretera

Trayectoria de Christian Ledesma en el TC hasta llegar al Campeonato en 2007.

Christian Ledesma DJ al mando de su Chevrolet Cruze de calle

Acompañamos al piloto marplatense en su trayecto desde el hotel al autódromo, previo a la primera competencia de la temporada 2011 del TC2000. Él mismo nos m...

CHRISTIAN LEDESMA

CHRISTIAN PROBANDO EN EL MOURAS.

Pura Quimica-Invitados Guillermo Ortelli y Christian Ledesma

10.09.13.

Turismo Carretera Christian Ledesma OnBoard Buenos Aires

A Bordo de la Chevy de Christian Ledesma giramos en el Galvez de Buenos Aires.

Acompañamos a Christian Ledesma a ir de compras por Santa Fe

El piloto del Equipo Chevrolet de TC2000 se levantó con ganas de comprarse una bicicleta para recorrer el trazado callejero de Santa Fe y decidimos acompañar...

22282 videos foundNext > 

264 news items

Diario Democracia

canchallena.com
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:33:45 -0700

RAFAELA.- El marplatense Christian Ledesma ( Chevrolet ) ratificó la pole provisoria que había obtenido el viernes y con una mejora de una décima se adjudicó en el autódromo de Rafaela la última clasificación de la etapa Regular de Turismo Carretera .

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 ...
 
Punto Biz
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:25:05 -0700

El piloto Christian Ledesma recibió de manos de Marcelo Buil, Director del Nuevo Banco de Santa Fe, la Copa que lo consagró como ganador de la pole position, al realizar el mejor tiempo clasificatorio a bordo de su Chevrolet. El Banco desplegó intensas ...

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 ...
 
Rosario3.com
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:18:45 -0700

Christian Ledesma ganó el TC de Rafaela. El piloto de Chevrolet terminó primero sobre el Gurí Martínez (Ford) y Spataro (Dodge). Matías Rossi (Chevrolet) se adjudicó la etapa regular de la temporada ...

TouringCarTimes

TouringCarTimes
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 15:30:00 -0700

Girolami won the race 2.6 seconds clear of Canapino, with Fiat's Christian Ledesma finishing in the final spot on the podium. Leonel Pernía took fourth for Renault, with Franco Vivian the best placed Chevrolet driver in fifth ahead of Facundo Ardusso's ...

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata

Gente-BA
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 13:37:30 -0700

El Equipo Fiat Petronas consiguió cerrar de buena forma su paso por el Callejero de Santa Fe al conseguir un podio de la mano de Christian Ledesma, quien arribó tercero con el Fiat Linea en una carrera que fue ganada por Néstor Girolami y en la que ...

CORSA Online

CORSA Online
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:30:00 -0700

En tanto que otro que está en carpeta para retornar es Christian Ledesma. Por último, el salteño agregó: “Queremos tener otra vez la carrera especial en Buenos Aires. Trabajaremos para eso el año próximo”. IMPORTANTE: Los comentarios publicados son ...
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!