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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
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 ...

canchallena.com

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) ...

London24

London24
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 10:45:00 -0800

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 03:26:15 -0800

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UrbanPost

UrbanPost
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:26:15 -0800

Per sostituirlo c'è Christian Ledesma, calciatore che ormai da anni veste la maglia della Lazio, conosce la squadra meglio delle sue tasche e in questi anni si è adottato a tantissimi allenatore, anche Pioli lo apprezza. Un degno sostituto di Biglia ...

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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:22:30 -0800

No será un fin de semana más para Christian Ledesma. Después de la primera jornada de clasificación en Potrero de Los Funes, San Luis, el piloto marplatense ya está mentalizado para entregar lo mejor el próximo domingo, cuando se dispute la final, ...

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Puranoticia
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:26:15 -0800

El Tribunal de Disciplina de la ANFP castigó con tres fechas de sanción al jugador de Cobresal Christian Ledesma por asegurar vía Twitter que les "robaron" en el partido de la 13° fecha del Torneo de Apertura ante Colo Colo. Lunes 1 de diciembre de ...
 
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:15:00 -0800

Christian Ledesma, complice anche l'infortunio di Lucas Biglia, sta trovando sempre più spazio nell'undici di Pioli. Il regista è in scadenza a giugno e da settimane le voci sul suo futuro si sprecano. L'ultima riguarda il Torino, che vorrebbe Ledesma ...
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