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Daniel Juncadella
Driver Details
Nationality Flag of Spain Spanish
P.O.B. Unknown
Date of Birth 7 May 1991
Date of Death Unknown
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Former Teams Unknown
Formula E Career
Entries 0 (0 Starts)
Wins 0
Poles 0
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Total Points 0
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Daniel Juncadella Pérez-Sala (born 7 May 1991) is a Spanish racing driver. His achievements include winning the 2012 European Formula 3 Championship and the 2011 Macau Grand Prix.[1][2]

Background

Juncadella began his racing career in karting in 2004. In 2007, he graduated to single-seaters racing in the Master Formula Junior Championship, where he finished runner-up. The following year, after six races towards the end of the prior season, Juncadella switched to the Formula BMW Championships with the EuroInternational outfit. Across two seasons, he achieved four wins and finished fourth in 2008 behind former Formula One and Formula E racer Esteban Gutiérrez and runner-up to teammate and former Formula One driver Felipe Nasr in 2009.

European Formula 3

In 2010, Juncadella began a three year alliance with Prema Powerteam in the series. He achieved his maiden win at the final round at Hockenheim and finished eighth overall behind champion Edoardo Mortara. The following year, Juncadella achieved four wins to finish third behind teammate Roberto Merhi and took victory in the prestigious Macau Grand Prix.[2] In 2012, Juncadella dominated the season to claim the title as well as the Masters of F3 race at Zandvoort.[1]

DTM

From 2013 until their withdrawal from the series, Juncadella served as a driver for the Mercedes DTM team.

Formula One

From 2008 until 2009, Juncadella raced with backing from the Red Bull Junior Team. Between 2012 and 2013, Juncadella tested with Ferrari and Williams.[3] In 2014, he served as reserve driver with Force India.[4]

Formula E History

In 2016, Juncadella expressed an interest in joining the sport.[5] The following year, Juncadella joined Mahindra Racing for the pre-season test at Valencia, with the aim of becoming the team's third driver.[6] In February 2018, Juncadella once again joined the outfit for the rookie test at Marrakech.[7]

In July 2018, Juncadella was mentioned as a potential candidate for the incoming HWA AG outfit, along with fellow Mercedes-backed racers Edoardo Mortara, Maro Engel, Gary Paffett, Paul di Resta and Lucas Auer.[8]

References

References:

  1. 1.0 1.1 'Juncadella secures Euro F3 double', formulascout.com, (FormulaScout, 21/10/2012), http://www.formulascout.com/juncadella-secures-euro-f3-double/2621, (Accessed 17/06/2018)
  2. 2.0 2.1 'Daniel Juncadella wins spectacular Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix', autosport.com, (Autosport, 20/11/2011), https://www.autosport.com/f3/news/96360/juncadella-takes-macau-gp-victory, (Accessed 17/06/2018)
  3. 'Formula 3 champion Daniel Juncadella completes Ferrari F1 test', autosport.com, (Autosport, 09/11/2012), https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/104141/juncadella-undertakes-ferrari-f1-test, (Accessed 17/06/2018)
  4. 'Daniel Juncadella joins Sahara Force India as a reserve driver', web.archive.org, (Sahara Force India, 24/01/14), https://web.archive.org/web/20140126215100/http://www.forceindiaf1.com/news/detail/general/daniel-juncadella-joins-sahara-force-india-as-a-reserve-driver, (Accessed 17/06/18)
  5. 'Mercedes DTM driver Daniel Juncadella eyes Formula E chance', autosport.com, (Autosport, 16/12/2016), https://www.autosport.com/fe/news/127509/juncadella-eyes-formula-e-chance, (Accessed 17/06/2018)
  6. 'Juncadella to test for Mahindra in Valencia', motorsport.com, (Motorsport Network, 02/10/17), https://www.motorsport.com/formula-e/news/juncadella-mahindra-test-reserve-driver-960395/, (Accessed 17/06/2018)
  7. 'Formula E rookie test driver line-up revealed', fiaformulae.com, (ABB FIA Formula E, 04/01/2018), http://www.fiaformulae.com/en/news/2018/january/formula-e-rookie-test-driver-line-up-revealed/, (Accessed 17/06/2018)
  8. 'Mortara, Paffett Favorites for Final Seat at Venturi', e-racing365.com, (e-racing365, 24/07/2018), https://e-racing365.com/formula-e/mortara-paffett-favorites-to-partner-massa-at-venturi/, (Accessed 31/07/2018)
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