Daniel Juncadella Perez- Sala (born 7 May 1991, Barcelona ) is a Spanish racing driver. He rode from 2010 to 2012 in the Formula 3 Euro Series and won in the last season the overall standings. In 2012 he was also master of European Formula 3 He joined in 2013 the DTM.
Juncadella began his motorsport career in 2004 in karting, where he was active until 2006. In 2007 he moved to Formula racing and made his first experiences in the Formula Master Junior, in which he won the runner-up title at first attempt. He also appeared in six races in the German Formula BMW and was 23rd in the overall standings.
2008 Juncadella was included in the program of Red Bull and played the entire season in the European Formula BMW, which had emerged from the merger of the German with the British Formula BMW, for Euro International. The Spaniard won two races and finished fourth in the overall standings. He also competed for the Euro Junior Team in six races of the Formula BMW America, of which he was able to win a race for themselves. In the Formula BMW World Final, he reached the fourth place. 2009 remained Juncadella at Euro International in the European Formula BMW and won a race. At the end of the season, he finished behind his team- mate Felipe Nasr, who had dominated the season and became champion, finished second in the overall standings. Although he won the runner-up title, Red Bull finished working with him.
2010 started Juncadella for the Prema Powerteam in the Formula 3 Euro Series. After he had scored the first pole position of the season, followed by a Sunday race at the Hockenheimring with second place his first podium placement in the Formula 3 Euro Series. After a weaker phase in the middle of the season, he scored regularly at the end of the season points and won the season finale at the Hockenheimring. He finished in eighth place overall. He also competed for Tech 1 Racing in five race weekends of the 2010 season of the newly formed GP3 Series and finished the season with a second place as best result 14th place overall. In addition, he completed guest appearances in the British Formula 3 Championship. 2011 Juncadella denied his second season in the Formula 3 Euro Series for the Prema Powerteam as team-mate Roberto Merhi. With two third places and a win on the first race weekend he raced in the season. In the next race was followed by four more wins. While Merhi with 406 points was master, Juncadella finished the season with 280 points in third place. In addition Juncadella also took part in the FIA Formula 3 Trophy 2011. He won the Macau Grand Prix and it was also in this category of third parties, while Merhi again won the title. 2012 started Juncadella for the Prema Powerteam again in the Formula 3 Euro Series. Juncadella won five races and decided the championship with a total of eleven podium finishes for yourself. He also won this season's European Formula 3 Championship, to the enumerated some races of the Formula 3 Euro Series. In this Juncadella also won five races. In addition Juncadella decided the Formula 3 Masters at Zandvoort for themselves.
2013 started Juncadella in the DTM in a Mercedes Mücke Motorsport. In his debut race, he was twelfth. On the Euro Speedway Lausitz he scored with a sixth place for the first time points. A race later at the Norisring he improved once again and finished fourth. At the end of the season, he finished 16th overall. 2014 Juncadella acts as a substitute driver in Formula 1 racing team Force India. In this role he will take part in Friday practice.
Juncadella is the nephew of automobile racing driver Luis Pérez- Sala.
- 2004-2006: Karting
- 2007: Formula Master Junior ( 2nd place)
- 2007: German Formula BMW ( No. 23 )
- 2008: European Formula BMW (4th place )
- 2009: European Formula BMW (2nd place)
- 2010: Formula 3 Euro Series (8th place )
- 2010: GP3 Series ( No. 14 )
- 2011: Formula 3 Euro Series ( 3rd place)
- 2011: FIA Formula 3 Trophy ( 3rd place)
- 2012: Formula 3 Euro Series (Master)
- 2012: European Formula 3 (Master)
- 2013: DTM ( 16th place)