Rubén Luis di Palma

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Rubén Luis di Palma
Nationality Argentina Argentina
24 Hours of Le Mans career
Participating years 1973 -
Teams North American Racing Team
Best finish 29th (1973)
Class wins 0

Rubén Luis di Palma (Arrecifes, October 27, 1944 – Carlos Tejedor, September 30, 2000) was an Argentine racing driver. He won the TC2000 championship once (1983) and finished runner-up on three other occasions and the Turismo Carretera championship back-to-back in 1970 and 1971.[1] He died in September 2000, when the Robinson R44 helicopter he was flying spun out of control and crashed near Carlos Tejedor, Buenos Aires Province.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rubén Luis "Loco" Di Palma". driverdb.com. 2009-01-13. Retrieved 2009-01-13. 
  2. ^ Murió Luis Rubén Di Palma y no se habrá sorprendido Página 12, October 1, 2000 (Spanish)
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Gastón Perkins
Turismo Carretera champion
1970-1971
Succeeded by
Héctor Luis Gradassi
Preceded by
Jorge Omar del Río
TC2000 champion
1983
Succeeded by
Mario Gayraud