DRIVERS: ALEX SOLER-ROIG

Name: Alex Soler-Roig
Nationality: Spain
Date of birth: October 29, 1932 - Barcelona

The semiprofessional racer son of a respected Barcelona surgeon who treated Jochen Rindt in the aftermath of his huge 1969 Spanish Grand Prix shunt at that city's Montjuich Park circuit. Soler-Roig has the resources to pay handsomely for his Formula 1 racing and both March and BRM could not resist his cash in 1971 and 1972. He retired at the end of 1972.

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