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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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Los Andes (Argentina)

Los Andes (Argentina)
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 10:48:45 -0700

El bonaerense Christian Ledesma (Chevrolet) se impuso en la octava final de la temporada de Turismo Carretera disputada hoy en el autódromo de Posadas y se acercó a Facundo Ardusso (Dodge), quien mantuvo su condición de líder de la Etapa Regular ...

TouringCarTimes

TouringCarTimes
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:15:00 -0700

Championship leader Norberto Fontana, sharing his car with Mariano Altuna this weekend, was the second fastest of the Chevrolet Cruzes in sixth, while the Fiat Lineas of Facundo Ardusso/Caca Bueno and Christian Ledesma/Matías Russo were seventh ...

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:48:45 -0700

En Alta Gracia, Córdoba, el marplatense Christian Ledesma logró mejorar su performance del viernes en el marco de la novena fecha del Turismo Carretera. El piloto de Chevrolet clasificó en el octavo puesto. En tanto, Lionel Ugalde -con su Ford ...

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:18:45 -0700

Publicada 27/07/2014 | comentarios. El "Chivo" de Ledesma, sobre el asfalto de Alta Gracia (foto: oficial Christian Ledesma). Christian Ledesma continúa al acecho en el Turismo Carretera. El piloto nacido en Mar del Plata finalizó en el quinto puesto ...

TWTD.co.uk

TWTD.co.uk
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 12:52:30 -0700

... Simone Santarelli, Massimo Oddo, Luciano Zauri, Manuel Belleri, Guglielmo Stendardo, Sebastiano Siviglia, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Emilson Cribari, Riccardo Sonetto, Roberto Baronio, Massimo Mutarelli, Alberto Quadri), Christian Ledesma, Christian ...

La Nueva Provincia

La Nueva Provincia
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:48:45 -0700

Riquelme, por su parte, ingresó junto a Christian Ledesma, compañero en su nuevo desafío en Argentinos Juniors, y luego se sumó su entrenador Claudio Borghi, su ayudante de campo Diego Placente, y el defensor Matías Caruzzo. Otro de los que llegó ...
 
Ambito.com
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0700

El fallecimiento de Julio Grondona tomó al mundo del fútbol por sorpresa, y en la calle Viamonte habrá nuevas autoridades hasta que en octubre se reúna la Asamblea de AFA y defina el futuro de la institución, en la que podría llamarse a elecciones.

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata

0223 Diario digital de Mar del Plata
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:03:45 -0700

El binomio compuesto por el marplatense Christian Ledesma y Matías Russo, finalizó en la novena posición de los 200 kilómetros de Buenos Aires del Súper TC 2000, que se disputaron en el autódromo “Juan y Oscar Gálvez”. La mañana comenzó rara, ...
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