Marcus Ericsson1990-09-02 (age 29)
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Chip Ganassi Racing announced today that Huski Chocolate will be joining the team as primary partner on Marcus Ericsson’s #8 Dallara-Honda.
Marcus Ericsson almost had a deja vu moment when his IndyCar future became as uncertain as his final Formula 1 season with Sauber. But he's bounced back by securing a seat at one of IndyCar's biggest teams. Here's the inside story of Ericsson's 2019.
There were times this year when it seemed as is if Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ big-rigs must have run over the black cats that crossed their path. But at the end of it all, Sam Schmidt tells David Malsher that the team is in a better place now to make the next step toward vying for championships.
The rapid evolution of a rookie can be critical to the forward progress of a team, and Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ adaptation of Marcus Ericsson’s talent to IndyCar racing has proven mutually beneficial, as his race engineer explains to David Malsher.
Alfa Romeo Formula 1 reserve driver Marcus Ericsson admits his unused substitute appearance at the Belgian Grand Prix left him disappointed, calling his absence from the Portland IndyCar round “not optimal”.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports rookie Marcus Ericsson says he doesn’t know if he can stay with the team when it joins forces with McLaren, but admits the final races of this season are crucial for showing he’s worthy of an IndyCar ride.
Santino Ferrucci and Marcus Ericsson put rookies in the spotlight at World Wide Technology Raceway as they finished first and second respectively in opening practice for the final oval race of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season.
Fate again dealt Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports some low cards last weekend at Pocono, but James Hinchcliffe and Marcus Ericsson remain positive about their performances – and their prospects for this weekend’s IndyCar race. David Malsher reports.
Any racecar driver will tell you there is an infinitesimally fine line between hero and zero, when the car is teetering on the edge of adhesion. For an IndyCar team’s raceday strategist, the margins can be even tighter than that, as Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ managing director Taylor Kiel explains to David Malsher.
A wayward rival knocked both Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports cars out of contention on the opening lap of the IndyCar race at Mid-Ohio, but even behind the cloud of gloom emerged some rays of light, as David Malsher explains.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe earned a hard-fought third-place finish on IndyCar’s highly demanding and shortest oval, Iowa Speedway, and proved that without bad luck, this team can get the results promised by its pace. David Malsher reports.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe, Marcus Ericsson and Robert Wickens all took turns in the spotlight at Honda Indy Toronto, and each of them had a special memory to take home. David Malsher reports.
The quest for a perfect IndyCar setup often starts with understanding the Firestone tires. Marcus Ericsson’s Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ race engineer Blair Perschbacher explains the complexities to David Malsher – and it begins with the fact that there’s no substitute for on-track experience…
Marcus Ericsson says he sees “only positives” in his Pirelli test outing with the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team in Austria on Tuesday.
Marcus Ericsson will return to Formula 1 duty with Alfa Romeo when he takes part in a 2020 tyre test at the Red Bull Ring on behalf of Pirelli next week.
With the Texas Motor Speedway race in the books and the Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team having received another couple of adrenaline shots from its performance there, team technical director Todd Malloy assesses the race in the Lone Star state and the season so far, and sets near-term targets. By David Malsher.
From the IndyCar GP on the IMS road course to Indy 500 practice and qualifying, to Indy 500 race, to two street races in Detroit, to Texas Motor Speedway’s 1.5-mile oval – all in the space of a month. Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ competition director Billy Vincent explains how he and the crew keep answering the bell. David Malsher reports.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ 2019 IndyCar season had seen too many good runs ruined by fate and circumstances. The double-header at Detroit, with a runner-up finish from rookie Marcus Ericsson, saw the team’s potential start to be realized. David Malsher reports.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Marcus Ericsson says his runner-up finish in the second race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix will be big news in his native country, as the first Swede on an IndyCar podium since Kenny Brack took second at Motegi in 2003.
Fate wasn’t always smiling on the Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers in the Indianapolis 500, but there were some highly promising aspects to the team’s race, as David Malsher explains.
Marcus Ericsson and the #7 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports crew has won the traditional Indianapolis 500 pitstop competition, the first team outside of Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing to win the competition in 15 years.