Joel Eriksson

Joel Eriksson

1998-06-28 (age 22)


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Formula E debutant Eriksson hit with 20-place grid penalty

Joel Eriksson’s Formula E debut has been hit by a major setback with his Dragon Penske Autosport team clocking a combined 40-place grid penalty for the inaugural Puebla E-Prix.  

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Eriksson to make Formula E debut as Muller misses Puebla

Former BMW factory driver Joel Eriksson will make his Formula E debut in the inaugural Puebla E-Prix in Mexico next month, replacing Dragon Penske Autosport racer Nico Muller.

BMW outcast Eriksson becomes Dragon FE reserve

Former works BMW driver Joel Eriksson will compete for Dragon Racing in the Formula E rookie test in Marrakesh to coincide with joining the team as a full-time test and reserve driver.

Gallery: BMW unveils its DTM liveries for 2019

The liveries of all six BMW DTM drivers have been unveiled, three days ahead of the start of the 2019 season.

Ticktum: Eriksson pace makes him Macau threat

Macau Grand Prix qualification race winner Dan Ticktum says he was worried about the threat from Motopark teammate Joel Eriksson on his way to victory.

Ilott, Eriksson to return to Macau Grand Prix

GP3 Series race winner Callum Ilott and race-winning BMW DTM rookie Joel Eriksson are returning to Formula 3 for next month’s Macau Grand Prix.

Misano DTM: Eriksson wins bizarre race, Zanardi fifth

BMW rookie Joel Eriksson won the second DTM night race at Misano in bizarre fashion, as a sudden rainshower put all but five drivers a lap down for most of the race.

Hockenheim DTM: Glock beats Rast to Race 2 pole

Timo Glock snatched pole position for the final DTM race at Hockenheim aboard his BMW, narrowly beating the impressive Audi driver Rene Rast.

DTM 2018 driver-by-driver season preview

With the start to the 2018 DTM season approaching, David Gruz previews all 20 drivers of the field.

Gallery: BMW reveals DTM liveries for 2018

BMW has revealed the liveries its six DTM drivers will use for the upcoming 2018 season.

Bernhard, Rast head new 2018 ROC additions

World Endurance and DTM champions Timo Bernhard and Rene Rast are among the latest drivers to have signed up for this year's Race Of Champions in Saudi Arabia.

BMW DTM rookie joins Virgin for Formula E test

New BMW DTM driver Joel Eriksson will test with DS Virgin Racing in Formula E’s rookie test in Marrakesh this month.

BMW promotes Eng, Eriksson to 2018 DTM seats

BMW has revealed a revised driver line-up for the 2018 DTM season, with rookies Philipp Eng and Joel Eriksson joining in place of Maxime Martin and Tom Blomqvist.

Top 50 racing drivers of 2017: 30-21 Prime

Top 50 racing drivers of 2017: 30-21's sister publication Autosport counts down the top 50 racing drivers of 2017 in a five-part feature series.'s Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2017

The junior single-seater scene featured many exciting talents and potential future Formula 1 stars in 2017, but who were the top performers? selects its 20 most impressive young drivers.

F3 star Eriksson tipped for BMW DTM seat

European Formula 3 runner-up Joel Eriksson is set to make his DTM debut next year with BMW, which will announce its 2018 line-up on December 15th.

Eriksson blames Ilott, FCY for Macau crash

BMW junior Joel Eriksson has laid the blame for his Macau Grand Prix exit on "aggressive" rival Callum Ilott and the "unbelievable" timing of the full-course yellow.

Macau GP: Ilott passes Eriksson for qualifying race win

New Ferrari protege Callum Ilott took a stunning win in the Macau Grand Prix qualification race after passing Joel Eriksson with a brilliant move for the lead.

Macau GP: Eriksson snatches pole from Norris by 0.024s

Motopark’s Joel Eriksson snatched pole position from Lando Norris for the Macau Grand Prix during a red-flag blighted qualifying session on Friday.

Macau GP: Eriksson tops incident-packed second practice

Motopark’s Joel Eriksson edged out teammate Daniel Ticktum at the top of the timesheets after an incident-filled final practice session for the Macau F3 Grand Prix on Friday.

F3 stars set for repeat DTM tests

Lando Norris’s two closest rivals in this year’s European Formula 3 season will each get tryouts in the DTM young driver test next week, understands.

Hockenheim F3: Eriksson wins, Norris crowned champion

McLaren Formula 1 protege Lando Norris is the Formula 3 European champion after finishing second to Joel Eriksson in the first race of the series finale at Hockenheim.

Red Bull Ring F3: Eriksson wins, late crash denies Norris early title

A last-lap collision denied Lando Norris the 2017 European Formula 3 title with one round to spare, as Joel Eriksson took the race win in a thrilling Red Bull Ring finale.

Red Bull Ring F3: Eriksson wins, Norris closes on title

Joel Eriksson took a lights-to-flag win in the second Red Bull Ring race of the 2017 European F3 season, fending off Lando Norris, who edged closer to the title.

Red Bull Ring F3: Eriksson sweeps Sunday poles

Joel Eriksson took a double pole position for Sunday’s two Formula 3 European Championship races at the Red Bull Ring, while series leader Lando Norris will join him on the front row for both.

Red Bull Ring F3: Ilott beats Eriksson in opening race

Callum Ilott took a start-to-finish win in the first Formula 3 European Championship race of the penultimate round at the Red Bull Ring.

BMW’s Verstappen-like prodigy who may not make F1 Prime

BMW’s Verstappen-like prodigy who may not make F1

European Formula 3 Championship leader Lando Norris seems destined for Formula 1. One of his biggest rivals deserves a similar shot but is flying under the radar of most - except BMW's...

Spa F3: Norris overcomes grid penalty to win final race

McLaren-Honda protege Lando Norris took his second win of the Formula 3 European Championship round at Spa to slash the points gap of series leader Maximilian Gunther, who crashed out.

Spa F3: Habsburg goes eighth to first for maiden win

Ferdinand Habsburg put in a stunning drive from eighth on the grid to take his maiden Formula 3 European Championship win in a thrilling second race of the Spa round.

Hungaroring F3: Eriksson retakes points lead with Race 3 win

BMW protege Joel Eriksson has retaken the European F3 championship lead by winning the final race of the Hungaroring weekend from pole position.

Hungaroring F3: Ilott blitzes the field in Race 2

Prema Powerteam's Callum Ilott dominated the second race of the European F3 weekend at the Hungaroring, beating nearest rival Joel Eriksson by 8.6s.

Hungaroring F3: Ilott, Eriksson share Sunday poles

Prema Powerteam driver Callum Ilott and Motopark's Joel Eriksson will line up on pole in the second and third race respectively of European F3's Hungaroring round.

Pau F3: Eriksson keeps Norris at bay after Ilott crash

BMW junior Joel Eriksson held off Lando Norris to win the opening European F3 race at Pau, after pole-sitter Callum Ilott crashed out.

Pau F3: Ilott beats Norris to Race 1 pole

Prema driver Callum Ilott has grabbed pole for Saturday’s opening race of European Formula 3's Pau Grand Prix round.

Monza F3: Eriksson holds off charging Norris to win

Joel Eriksson took a lights-to-flag win in the second European Formula 3 race at Monza after withstanding late-race pressure from a charging Lando Norris.

Monza F3: Eriksson and Norris grab Sunday poles

BMW junior Joel Eriksson and McLaren protege Lando Norris have taken pole position for Sunday’s two European Formula 3 races at Monza.

Silverstone F3: BMW protege Eriksson scores Race 2 win

BMW DTM reserve driver Joel Eriksson won the second European Formula 3 race at Silverstone after a brave move on Callum Ilott on the opening lap.

F3 preview: Will 2017 be the year Prema domination ends?

This year's European Formula 3 season is about to start at Silverstone, with several drivers looking to fill the void created by last year's F1-bound champion Lance Stroll. David Gruz assesses the class of 2017.

BMW protege Eriksson to stay in F3 with Motopark

Highly rated Swedish teenager Joel Eriksson is expected to challenge for the overall title in his second season of the Formula 3 European Championship, says the Motopark team that will continue running him.

The Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2016, Part 1

Assessing the hottest future prospects across so many different junior series can be tricky - which is why's team of writers have chosen their 20 top performers of the year. Read on to see who makes the grade.

BMW to run Eriksson and Collard in DTM rookie test

European Formula 3 rookie champion Joel Eriksson and British F3 runner-up Ricky Collard have been chosen to represent BMW in the DTM rookie test at Jerez.

Hockenheim F3: Stroll eases to 13th win of 2016

European F3 champion Lance Stroll continued to dominate proceedings in the series, easily converting pole position into his 13th win of the season in Race 2 of the Hockenheim finale.

F3 ace Eriksson eyeing future DTM move

Top European Formula 3 rookie and BMW junior Joel Eriksson has admitted having a career in DTM is one of his main career goals for the future.

Spa F3: Eriksson takes maiden win as Russell bogs down

Joel Eriksson scored his first European Formula 3 victory in the final race at Spa-Francorchamps, taking advantage of a poor start from pole-sitter George Russell.

Spa F3: Russell wins Race 2 as Prema struggles

George Russell recovered from an early-race setback to claim a European F3 win at Spa-Francorchamps, while the usually dominant Prema team had a low-key race.

BMW signs F3 racer Eriksson for junior scheme

Formula 3 driver Joel Eriksson has been named by BMW as the latest to join its junior driver scheme.

Spielberg F3: Eriksson loses maiden pole over track limits

Joel Eriksson has been stripped of his maiden F3 pole in the first qualifying at Spielberg as his best time was deleted due to track limits.

Spielberg F3: Eriksson secures maiden pole in first qualifying

European Formula 3 rookie Joel Eriksson took his maiden pole in the series in the first qualifying session at Spielberg.