Juan María Traverso

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Juan María El Flaco Traverso (born on 28 December 1950 in Ramallo, Buenos Aires Province [1]), is a retired car racing driving, now living in Beccar. He is married with three children.

Statistics[edit]

TC2000[edit]

  • Races: 304
  • Wins: 68
  • First win: September 28, 1980 - Ford Taunus - Las Flores circuit
  • Pole positions: 73
  • Fastest laps: 58
  • Titles: 7 - 6 with Renault Fuego (1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993) and 1 with Peugeot 405 (1995)
  • Cars: Ford Taunus (Official team) (1980–83), Ford Taunus (Akel team) (1984), Renault 18 (Berta team) (1985), Renault Fuego (Official team) (1986–1993), Peugeot 405 (Semi-official team) (1994–1997), Honda Civic Coupe (Official team) (1998), Mitsubishi Lancer (Official team) (1999), Toyota Corolla (Official team) (2000–02), Mitsubishi Lancer (GF Motorsport team) (2002).

Turismo Carretera[edit]

  • Races: 235
  • Wins: 46
  • Heat wins: 60
  • First win: October 29, 1972 - Renault Torino - 25 de Mayo circuit
  • Pole positions: 20
  • Fastest laps: 18
  • Podiums: 86
  • Titles: 6 - 3 with Ford (1977, 1978 and 1999) and 3 with Chevrolet (1995, 1996 and 1997)
  • Cars: Renault Torino (private team) (1971–73), Ford Falcon (Official team) (1973–1978), Ford Falcon (West team with Oscar Aventin) (1983), Ford Falcon (Degliantoni team) (1983), Renault Torino (invited by Alberto Clerc) (1989), Chevy SS (invited to Buenos Aires Two Hours by Osvaldo Morresi) (1993), Chevy SS (private team) (1994–97), Ford Falcon (private team) (1998–99), Chevy SS (Urtubey Competición team) (2002–03) and Renault Torino-Cherokee (Urtubey Competición team) (2004–05).

Top Race[edit]

  • Races: 83
  • Wins: 19
  • First win: February 23, 1997 - Mercedes-Benz 280 - Pinamar circuit
  • Titles: 3 - 2 with Mercedes-Benz 280 (1998 and 1999) - 1 with BMW 320i (2003)
  • Cars: Mercedes-Benz 280 (1998–99), Peugeot 405 (1999), BMW 320 (2002–03), Citroën C5 (2005)

Club Argentino de Pilotos (CAP)[edit]

  • Wins: 7
  • Cars: Datsun 280 ZX (1982–85) and Nissan 300 ZX (1986)

Rally[edit]

  • Wins: 3
  • Super Prime Tournament wins: 6
  • Cars: Renault 18 GTX Class 3 (1987–1992)

European Formula 2[edit]

Italian Gran Turismo[edit]

  • Wins: 4
  • Best championship result: runner-up in 1993
  • Cars: Lancia Delta Class 2 Group N

Overall[edit]

  • Races: 743
  • Wins: 155

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Héctor Gradassi
Turismo Carretera champion
1977-1978
Succeeded by
Francisco Espinosa
Preceded by
Rubén Daray
TC2000 champion
1986
Succeeded by
Silvio Oltra
Preceded by
Silvio Oltra
TC2000 champion
1988
Succeeded by
Miguel Ángel Guerra
Preceded by
Miguel Ángel Guerra
TC2000 champion
1990-1993
Succeeded by
Guillermo Maldonado
Preceded by
Guillermo Maldonado
TC2000 champion
1995
Succeeded by
Ernesto Bessone
Preceded by
Eduardo Ramos
Turismo Carretera champion
1995-1997
Succeeded by
Guillermo Ortelli
Preceded by
Guillermo Ortelli
Turismo Carretera champion
1999
Succeeded by
Guillermo Ortelli
Preceded by
Omar Martínez
Top Race V6 champion
1998-1999
Succeeded by
Omar Martínez
Preceded by
Diego Aventín
Top Race V6 champion
2003
Succeeded by
Ernesto Bessone