His first stroke of glory was to win the 1975 French Formula Renault Championship. But without means, he turned to hill climbing, a discipline which allowed the best to finance themselves.
An applied student, he won the title in 1977 in front of Max Mamers and Michel Pignard and joined the gotha of the discipline in the great era of the Mieusset, Maublanc, Tarrès, Sourd, Boccard, Courage. , which he will style in 1994 and 1995.
Faithful to Tico Martini’s productions, he has driven everything from the MK28 to the MK74. In 2002, Christian abandoned the single-seater for a Porsche 993 GT3 with which he won many GT victories before hanging up in 2008 after four decades of competition and 850 starts!
Double winner at Mont-Dore in 1995 and 1996, he took the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans twice, finishing 2nd in 2 liters in 1980 on a Lola T298. With a strong character and famous for his jokes and hoaxes, Christian passed away on April 4 at the age of 75, suffering from a heart attack while on a 4×4 outing with friends. in southern Tunisia. To his wife Joëlle and his daughter Julie, the editorial staff of AUTOhebdo sends their deepest condolences.