Jimmy Eriksson

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Jimmy Eriksson
Nationality Sweden Swedish
Born (1991-03-14) 14 March 1991 (age 26)
Tomelilla, Sweden
GP2 Series career
Debut season 2016
Current team Arden International
Car no. 25
Starts 18
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 20th in 2016
Previous series
2010, 12
2010-11
2009
2009
2009
2009 2015
German Formula Three
Formula 3 Euro Series
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC
Formula Renault 2.0 NEZ
Formula Renault 2.0 Sweden
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Championship titles
2012 German Formula Three

Jimmy Eriksson (born 14 March 1991 in Tomelilla) is a Swedish race car driver who will be driving in the GP2 Series for Arden International in the 2016 GP2 Series

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Eriksson made his karting debut in 2005, at the age of fourteen. In 2008 he was champion of the Swedish Formula Yamaha Championship.

Formula Renault[edit]

Eriksson began his car racing career by driving in the Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup with Motopark Academy in 2009. He took a victory at Alastaro Circuit[1] along with fourteen point-scoring positions to finish sixteenth in championship.[2] Also he competed in some races of Formula Renault 2.0 NEZ, Formula Renault 2.0 Sweden and Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, all with Motopark.

Formula Three[edit]

Jimmy Eriksson in 2011

In 2010, Eriksson stepped up to the German Formula Three Championship with the Motopark Academy team.[3] He joined Formula Renault teammates Kevin Magnussen and Luís Felipe Derani at the team.

On 29 April 2016, he was announced at driving for Arden International in the upcoming GP2 season-

Personal life[edit]

Eriksson's younger brother, Joel Eriksson, is also a racing driver, having finished runner-up in ADAC Formula 4 set to make his debut in European Formula 3.

Racing career[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2009 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Motopark Academy 16 1 1 1 1 113 15th
Formula Renault 2.0 NEZ 4 0 0 0 1 47 10th
Formula Renault 2.0 Sweden 4 0 0 0 1 16 9th
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 N/A NC†
2010 German Formula 3 Championship Motopark Academy 17 1 0 0 3 43 6th
Formula 3 Euro Series 2 0 0 0 0 N/A NC†
2011 Formula 3 Euro Series Motopark Academy 27 0 0 0 0 93 9th
2012 German Formula 3 Championship Lotus 27 8 8 9 17 408 1st
2013 GP3 Series Status Grand Prix 16 0 0 0 0 0 24th
2014 GP3 Series Koiranen GP 18 2 2 0 5 134 4th
Formula Acceleration 1 Acceleration Team Sweden 2 0 0 0 0 11 16th
European Le Mans Series Sébastien Loeb Racing 1 1 0 0 1 25 10th
2015 GP3 Series Koiranen GP 18 1 0 0 3 118 5th
2016 GP2 Series Arden International 18 0 0 0 0 10 20th
2017 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup HTP Motorsport 10 0 0 0 1 21 14th
Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup 5 0 0 0 2 52 3rd

As Eriksson was a guest driver, he was ineligible for points.

Complete Formula 3 Euro Series results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 DC Points
2010 Motopark Academy Dallara F305/045 Volkswagen LEC
1
LEC
2
HOC
1

11
HOC
2

Ret
VAL
1
VAL
2
NOR
1
NOR
2
NÜR
1
NÜR
2
ZAN
1
ZAN
2
BRH
1
BRH
2
OSC
1
OSC
2
HOC
1
HOC
2
NC† N/A
2011 Motopark Academy Dallara F308/099 Volkswagen LEC
1

10
LEC
2

9
LEC
3

6
HOC
1

9
HOC
2

8
HOC
3

7
ZAN
1

9
ZAN
2

9
ZAN
3

7
RBR
1

9
RBR
2

5
RBR
3

6
NOR
1

5
NOR
2

4
NOR
3

7
NÜR
1

10
NÜR
2

Ret
NÜR
3

10
SIL
1

9
SIL
2

9
SIL
3

6
VAL
1

9
VAL
2

9
VAL
3

11
HOC
1

9
HOC
2

8
HOC
3

7
9th 93

Complete GP3 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 D.C. Points
2013 Status Grand Prix CAT
FEA

19
CAT
SPR

Ret
VAL
FEA

18
VAL
SPR

16
SIL
FEA

18
SIL
SPR

21†
NÜR
FEA

Ret
NÜR
SPR

18
HUN
FEA

13
HUN
SPR

12
SPA
FEA

17
SPA
SPR

15
MNZ
FEA

13
MNZ
SPR

Ret
YMC
FEA

23
YMC
SPR

26
24th 0
2014 Koiranen GP CAT
FEA

2
CAT
SPR

6
RBR
FEA

3
RBR
SPR

2
SIL
FEA

1
SIL
SPR

Ret
HOC
FEA

7
HOC
SPR

15
HUN
FEA

10
HUN
SPR

16
SPA
FEA

Ret
SPA
SPR

19
MNZ
FEA

1
MNZ
SPR

8
SOC
FEA

4
SOC
SPR

16
YMC
FEA

10
YMC
SPR

5
4th 134
2015 Koiranen GP CAT
FEA

6
CAT
SPR

2
RBR
FEA

20†
RBR
SPR

10
SIL
FEA

5
SIL
SPR

4
HUN
FEA

6
HUN
SPR

6
SPA
FEA

13
SPA
SPR

16
MNZ
FEA

5
MNZ
SPR

5
SOC
FEA

8
SOC
SPR

1
BHR
FEA

5
BHR
SPR

7
YMC
FEA

3
YMC
SPR

5
5th 118

Driver did not finish, but was classified as he completed 90% of the race distance.

Complete European Le Mans Series results[edit]

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 Rank Points
2014 Sébastien Loeb Racing LMP2 Oreca 03 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 SIL IMO RBR LEC EST
1
10th 25

Complete GP2 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2016 Arden International CAT
FEA

16
CAT
SPR

19
MON
FEA

Ret
MON
SPR

15
BAK
FEA

11†
BAK
SPR

Ret
RBR
FEA

5
RBR
SPR

13
SIL
FEA

15
SIL
SPR

17
HUN
FEA

21†
HUN
SPR

Ret
HOC
FEA

12
HOC
SPR

13
SPA
FEA

15
SPA
SPR

20
MNZ
FEA

15
MNZ
SPR

18†
SEP
FEA
SEP
SPR
YMC
FEA
YMC
SPR
20th 10

Driver did not finish, but was classified as he completed 90% of the race distance.

Complete Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup results[edit]

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pos. Points
2017 HTP Motorsport Mercedes-AMG GT3 Pro MIS
QR

20
MIS
CR

3
BRH
QR

17
BRH
CR

22
ZOL
QR

8
ZOL
CR

29
HUN
QR

11
HUN
CR

7
NÜR
QR

23
NÜR
CR

17
14th 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heinonen, Jarmo (2009-06-13). "Alastaro Rata-SM Formula Renault NEC Race 1 Race" (PDF). necup.com. Renault Sport. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  2. ^ "Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 2009". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  3. ^ "Time to say goodbye". motopark.com. Motopark Academy. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Richie Stanaway
German Formula Three
Champion

2012
Succeeded by
Marvin Kirchhöfer