Marcus Ericsson


Biography


At 29, Marcus Ericsson joins Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) for his second season in the NTT IndyCar Series. He will pilot the No. 8 Huski Chocolate Honda alongside five-time INDYCAR Champion, Indianapolis 500 Winner and 46-time race winner Scott Dixon, and reigning Rookie of the Year and fellow Swede Felix Rosenqvist.

In his rookie year in the NTT IndyCar Series, Ericsson scored his first-ever podium with a career-best finish of second in Detroit. He also had six laps led on the season and completed 88.5% of the laps run.

Prior to his rookie season in INDYCAR in 2019, Ericsson most recently completed his fifth year in Formula 1 in 2018 with a total of 97 starts. The Kumla, Sweden native is a two-time champion (Formula BMW UK, 2007; Japanese Formula Three, 2009), and has twice claimed the Swedish Junior Racer of the Year award (2007, 2009). Prior to that he competed in British Formula Three, GP2 Asia and GP2. 

The Partnership


About Marcus Ericsson


Team: Huski Chocolate Chip Ganassi Racing
Birthday: September 02, 1990
Birthplace: Kumla, Sweden
Residence: Carmel, IN
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 150 lbs.
Primary Sponsor: Huski Chocolate
Car: No. 8 Huski Chocolate Honda
Crew Chief:
Website: https://marcusericsson.com/