His short spell in the Marlboro BRM team at the beginning of was a disaster, but a return to touring cars brought further wins at Zandvoort and Jarama with the help of such talents as Glemser, Mass and Larrousse before Alex called it a day at the end of the season. He started racing in hill climbs in and also raced sports cars, mainly in Spain untill when he moved into Formula 2 with a Lola. Alex Soler-Roig Catalan pronunciation: His first victories came in at the Nuvolari trophy in Barcelona and the Rally Catalunya. A wealthy semi professional Spanish driver who competed in 9 Grand Prix.
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Dieter Glemser, Alex Soler-Roig, Ford Capri RS 2600 leads
Retrieved 13 January This allowed him some sponsorship to enter the Monte Carlo Rally. LotusMarchBRM.
He started racing in hill climbs in and also raced sports cars, mainly in Spain untill when he soler-rooig into Formula 2 with a Lola. However, on race morning there was a suggestion that the non-qualifiers might be allowed to start after all, so their cars were placed on rqcing grid, only for the organisers to stick to their original decision, removing Soler-Roig’s car from the grid as well as those of Jo Siffert and Andrea de Adamich.
His short spell in the Marlboro BRM team at the beginning of was a disaster, but a return to touring cars brought further wins at Zandvoort and Jarama with the help of such talents as Glemser, Mass and Larrousse before Alex called it a day at the end of the season. His final Formula One outing for the season was another non-qualification at the French Grand Allex in a Use dmy dates from January Soler-Roig, Alex began his career with solrr-roig before entering the world car racing, participating in rallies with Fiat and Porsche.
Race organisers limited the race to 16 starters, resulting in Soler-Roig failing to qualify, despite lapping only a tenth of a second slower than Mario Andretti.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He came from a wealthy background, his father was a surgeon who had treated Jochen Rindt after his huge crash in the Spanish Grand Prix.
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His withdrawal from the world of competition occurred at the end ofbefore his 41st birthday, to pursue his family business. Soler-doig Lotus ran a couple of extra cars for John Miles in the exciting new Lotus 72 and Alex in a 49, but both failed to qualify. He also participated in several non-Championship Formula One races.
sole-rroig Retrieved from ” https: He enjoyed more success in sports cars and touring cars, winning the Jarama 6 hour race with Jochen Rindt and dominating Spanish GT racing in with his Porsche Driving with Glesmer, they took two wins in the Capri. In this Catalan namethe paternal family name is Soler-Roig and the maternal family name is Janer.
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He won the Spanish Championship and finished fourth in Germany, but failed to finish any races in Formula 1. For Soler-Roig joined March and although he managed to qualify on a regular basis he felt that he wsa being given inferior equipment sole-rroig quit in mid-season to concentrate on his drive in the European Touring Car Championship with Ford Germany.
This page was last edited on 10 Septemberat Alex Soler-Roig Catalan pronunciation: A wealthy semi professional Spanish driver who competed in 9 Grand Prix. His first victories came in at the Nuvolari trophy in Barcelona and the Rally Catalunya.
In the same year he finished 4th in the 12 Hours of Sebring with a Porsche Views Read Edit View history.