Marcus Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson

1990-09-02 (age 30)


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Detroit IndyCar: Ericsson claims first win after Power restart heartbreak

Marcus Ericsson claimed his first IndyCar victory in a twice red-flagged opening race at Detroit, as long-time leader Will Power was cruelly denied his first win of the year.

Ericsson targets stronger qualifying and oval breakthrough in IndyCar

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Marcus Ericsson says his focus has been on improving his IndyCar qualifying pace, but also hopes for a “breakthrough” result on the oval circuits.

Ex-F1 driver Ericsson extends Ganassi deal to remain in IndyCar

Chip Ganassi Racing has renewed its deal with ex-Formula 1 racer Marcus Ericsson, and the Swede will continue with the IndyCar team on a multi-year contract

Ericsson: Ganassi had "question marks about me" after first IndyCar season

Marcus Ericsson says his Chip Ganassi Racing team had "question marks" about him after his inconsistent rookie IndyCar season last year, but believes he has "taken big steps" in 2020

IndyCar News: Ericsson has full faith in safety of series' return plans

Chip Ganassi Racing driver Marcus Ericsson says he has complete faith in IndyCar to ensure a safe return to racing in Texas on 6 June

IndyCar News: iRacing rivalries could continue at Texas - Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson believes the rivalries emerging from the incidents in IndyCar's iRacing series finale could continue into the start of the real-world season next month

Ganassi signs ex-F1 racer Ericsson and expands to three Indycars

Chip Ganassi Racing has expanded to a three-car IndyCar line-up after signing Alfa Romeo Formula 1 third driver Marcus Ericsson to partner Scott Dixon and Felix Rosenqvist

SPM's Schmidt thinks Ericsson "pretty pissed" at F1 Spa events

IndyCar team boss Sam Schmidt was disappointed Marcus Ericsson was an unused substitute by Alfa Romeo at Formula 1's Belgian Grand Prix, and reckons his driver is "pretty pissed" too

Belgian GP: Raikkonen leg worry caused Ericsson Alfa F1 standby call

Kimi Raikkonen says a pulled muscle led to the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team calling up Marcus Ericsson as a potential Belgian Grand Prix stand-in but he expects to race

Marcus Ericsson on standby to race for Alfa Romeo F1 team at Spa

Marcus Ericsson could return to the Formula 1 grid at the Belgian Grand Prix, and has travelled to Spa instead of heading to Portland for the next IndyCar round

Ericsson's IndyCar future uncertain after McLaren/SPM 2020 link-up

Ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson admits his IndyCar future is uncertain now his Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team has joined forces with McLaren for 2020

Ex-F1 driver Ericsson didn't expect steep IndyCar learning curve

Ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson says he did not expect his IndyCar learning curve to be as steep as it has been, after securing his first podium at Detroit

Dixon wins chaotic Detroit IndyCar, ex-F1 racer Ericsson on podium

Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon bounced back from an opening race error to win a crash-strewn Detroit finale, as ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson took a first IndyCar podium

Ericsson's Austin F1 experience helped Schmidt Peterson Indy team

Marcus Ericsson's experience of Austin during his time as a Formula 1 driver helped Schmidt Peterson Motorsport shortcut its learning of IndyCar's newest track

St Petersburg IndyCar: Rosenqvist tops practice one, Ericsson third

Ganassi's rookie signing Felix Rosenqvist was fastest in his first official IndyCar session in opening St Petersburg practice, while fellow Swedish newcomer and Formula 1 convert Marcus Ericsson was third

Ex-Sauber racer Marcus Ericsson on how IndyCar driving compares to F1

Marcus Ericsson is preparing for his IndyCar debut this weekend after joining Schmidt Peterson Motorsports from the Sauber Formula 1 team. Here, he describes the main differences between the championships

IndyCar spring training test: Colton Herta pips Marcus Ericsson

Colton Herta put Harding Steinbrenner Racing on top in the opening two hours of IndyCar's 'Spring Training' pre-season test at Austin, with his final lap of the session

Marcus Ericsson: Rookie IndyCar season win 'achievable'

Ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson believes winning an IndyCar race in his rookie season with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports is "achievable" in 2019

Sebring IndyCar test: Hinchcliffe leads, Ericsson/Rosenqvist get miles

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe set the fastest time at the end of almost nine hours of IndyCar testing on Tuesday on the Sebring short layout

Sauber's Marcus Ericsson: I'm leaving F1 after my strongest year

Marcus Ericsson believes he is leaving Formula 1 at the end of his strongest year in grand prix racing

SPM: Marcus Ericsson's style similar to Robert Wickens' approach

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports believes Formula 1 recruit Marcus Ericsson has a driving style compatible with 2019 IndyCar team-mate James Hinchcliffe and the sidelined Robert Wickens

Ex-F1 driver Marcus Ericsson completes 'great' first IndyCar test

Ex-Sauber Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson has completed his first IndyCar test with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at Sebring, covering "around 100-115" laps

Ericsson doesn't see as much point in Sauber F1 reserve role now

Marcus Ericsson suggests he does not see much use in his reserve-driver role at the Sauber Formula 1 team as he focuses on racing in IndyCar in 2019

Marcus Ericsson determined to show Sauber what it's missing in 2019

IndyCar-bound Marcus Ericsson says his target at the end of the 2018 Formula 1 season has been to show what his Sauber team will be "missing" next year, when he will be replaced

Sauber wants to share Ericsson F1 reserve role with another driver

Sauber is planning to sign a driver to share its reserve role with Marcus Ericsson in 2019, because the Swede's IndyCar commitments will clash with several Formula 1 rounds

Losing Sauber F1 seat as team improves 'hurts' Marcus Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson has admitted it "hurts a bit" to be losing his Sauber Formula 1 drive just as the team is moving forward

Marcus Ericsson: F1 background will raise IndyCar expectations

Marcus Ericsson has admitted his Formula 1 experience will raise the pressure on him considerably when he joins the IndyCar Series with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for 2019

Sauber F1 driver Marcus Ericsson gets 2019 Schmidt IndyCar seat

Sauber Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson will switch to IndyCar in 2019, driving for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports as full-time team-mate to James Hinchcliffe

Ericsson was 'fuming' over order to help Leclerc in Mexican GP

Marcus Ericsson says he was "fuming" early in the Mexican Grand Prix as he was asked to sacrifice his race to help Sauber Formula 1 team-mate Charles Leclerc

Ericsson: Error while passing Bottas caused Japanese GP Q1 crash

Marcus Ericsson says his crash during Formula 1 qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix was caused by a misjudgement while passing Valtteri Bottas's Mercedes

Sauber's Marcus Ericsson could do IndyCar alongside Formula 1 role

Marcus Ericsson is talking with IndyCar teams as he eyes a full-time racing campaign in the United States alongside his role as third driver for Sauber in Formula 1

Ericsson thought Raikkonen Sauber switch was bad news for F1 future

Outgoing Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson says he suspected Kimi Raikkonen joining the team was "bad news" for his own hopes of racing in Formula 1 next season

Ericsson: Leclerc '19 Ferrari deal good to judge a Sauber extension

Marcus Ericsson believes he can use his team-mate Charles Leclerc's Ferrari Formula 1 move for 2019 to land a new Sauber deal

FIA: Sauber F1 team fixes DRS design flaw after Ericsson's crash

FIA race director Charlie Whiting says the Sauber Formula 1 team has addressed a small DRS "design flaw" that contributed to Marcus Ericsson's huge Friday practice crash at Monza

Sauber breaks curfew to fix Marcus Ericsson's car after huge crash

Marcus Ericsson will use a new Sauber Formula 1 chassis for the rest of the Italian Grand Prix weekend, following his massive crash in Friday practice

Sauber thinks it has found DRS fix after Ericsson's Monza crash

Sauber thinks it has a proper solution to the problem that caused Marcus Ericsson's huge crash at Monza after sacrificing performance to implement a quick fix during Friday practice

Italian GP FP2: Vettel fastest in F1 session delayed by Ericsson crash

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time in Friday's second free practice for the Italian Grand Prix after Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson survived a high-speed crash

Ericsson's British GP crash caused by 'slipping' off DRS button

Marcus Ericsson has admitted his failure to close his Sauber Formula 1 car's DRS in time was the cause of his big crash in the British Grand Prix

Sauber's Marcus Ericsson blames wind for French GP practice crash

Sauber Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson says a change of wind is the only explanation for the "strange" crash that ended his French Grand Prix Friday practice running

Crash rules Marcus Ericsson out of French Grand Prix practice two

Marcus Ericsson will miss the second free practice session for the French Grand Prix thanks to damage to his Sauber Formula 1 car from his morning crash

Ericsson eyes 'powerful' Sauber car changes amid Leclerc pressure

Marcus Ericsson is banking on "extremely powerful" changes to his Sauber Formula 1 car to revive his strong early-season form and get him back on terms with team-mate Charles Leclerc

Marcus Ericsson pins Chinese GP penalty on mix-up with Sauber team

Sauber's Marcus Ericsson says a mix up with the team led to his grid penalty for Formula 1's Chinese Grand Prix for ignoring double waved yellow flags

Ericsson gets Chinese GP penalty for incident involving Leclerc

Marcus Ericsson has been handed a five-place grid penalty for ignoring yellow flags caused by his Sauber Formula 1 team-mate Charles Leclerc during Chinese Grand Prix qualifying

Charles Leclerc: Marcus Ericsson F1 performances 'difficult for me'

Charles Leclerc has admitted his first Formula 1 race weekends have been made more difficult by Sauber team-mate Marcus Ericsson's performances

Leclerc and Ericsson say Sauber must sort 'unpredictable' F1 car

Sauber Formula 1 drivers Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc have admitted the team's 2018 car was "unpredictable" in testing and must be improved for this weekend's season-opening Australian Grand Prix

Pascal Wehrlein F1 Mercedes 'hype' was good for Marcus Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson says the "hype" surrounding his 2017 Sauber Formula 1 team-mate Pascal Wehrlein helped him, but that F1 still has not realised what he is really capable of

Charles Leclerc and Marcus Ericsson to race for Sauber in F1 2018

Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne has announced that Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc will race for Sauber in Formula 1 next season

Sauber-Ferrari talks leave Ericsson worried about 2018 F1 chances

Marcus Ericsson says the "main worry" over his uncertain Formula 1 future concerns how deep a relationship Sauber decides to have with Ferrari in 2018

Sauber Formula 1 team has made a breakthrough - Marcus Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson says a breakthrough in the way his Sauber Formula 1 team manages its tyres is the key reason behind its recent upturn in form

Ericsson says weight disadvantage costs him 0.3s to Wehrlein

Marcus Ericsson says he is carrying a 10kg weight disadvantage to Sauber team-mate Pascal Wehrlein, which is hurting efforts to prove he deserves to move up the Formula 1 grid

Sauber's Ericsson gets Belgian GP grid penalty for gearbox change

Marcus Ericsson will take a five-place Formula 1 grid penalty into Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix after Sauber changed his car's gearbox

Ericsson wants to be in more competitive F1 car 'as soon as possible'

Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson wants a more competitive Formula 1 car to showcase his talents "as soon as possible" as his future in the championship beyond this season remains unresolved

Ericsson: Late upgrade behind Sauber confusion

The Sauber Formula 1 team's step backwards in the Monaco Grand Prix was probably a consequence of its upgrade being delayed, suspects Marcus Ericsson

Sauber F1 driver Ericsson blames brakes and tyres for Monaco crash

Marcus Ericsson said brake problems and low Formula 1 tyre temperatures were to blame for his crash behind the safety car in the Monaco Grand Prix

Sauber F1 drivers Ericsson, Wehrlein say Honda is right 2018 choice

Sauber Formula 1 drivers Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein insist their team has made the right call in signing up to use Honda engines for 2018

Magnussen denies apologising to Ericsson for Australian GP F1 clash

Kevin Magnussen has denied apologising to Marcus Ericsson for their collision at the start of the Formula 1 season opener in Australia

New 2017 Formula 1 cars will make overtaking more 'pure' - Ericsson

Formula 1 overtaking will be more "pure" this season even if close racing as a whole becomes more difficult, according to Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson a potential grand prix winner says Sauber F1 boss

Marcus Ericsson has the potential to win Formula 1 grands prix in the future, according to Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn

Sauber's Marcus Ericsson credits mental change for Formula 1 gains

Marcus Ericsson says a combination of experience and changes to his mental approach have made him a stronger Formula 1 driver

Too much hype over young drivers in Formula 1, Ericsson feels

Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson believes there is too much hype surrounding Formula 1's influx of young drivers