Luis Perez Sala

Pleasant and popular Spanish driver who contested the 1985 Italian Formula 3 Championship before moving into Formula 3000 to rather more convincing effect, winning races at Birmingham and Enna in 1986. Runner-up to Stefano Modena in the following year's F3000 title chase, he drove for the Minardi Formula 1 squad for two seasons from the start of 1988 scoring a career best sixth place in the 1989 British Grand Prix.Since leaving F1 he has been a regular in the Spanish touring car championship.