Rubén Luis di Palma

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Rubén Luis di Palma
Nationality Argentine
24 Hours of Le Mans career
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]

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
1973 United States North American Racing Team Argentina Nestor García-Veiga Ferrari 365 GTB/4 GT
211 29th 10th


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