Watch this video to learn about Marcus Ericsson’s hidden talent an why becoming a Formula One race driver was a matter of touch and go for him. Marcus takes you from the wind tunnel tube in Hinwil, Switzerland, to Örebro, Sweden, where he meets his favourite ice-hockey team Örebro HC.
Pre-season testing is not only important for the driver to get to know his race car. It is equally important to get comfortable with the team as our Team Manager, Beat Zehnder, our Head of Track Engineering, Giampaolo Dall’Ara, and Marcus’ Race Engineer, Erik Schuivens, explain. Can you imagine the emotions the members of a Formula One team go through over the course of a season?
Marcus Ericsson takes you behind the scenes of the Sauber F1 Team factory in Hinwil, Switzerland. He follows the process of parts being "printed" on our rapid protoyping machines to the wind tunnel test section, where such parts make up most of the 60& model.
Marcus Ericsson meets his race engineer Erik and gets to know the Sauber F1 Team. Technical meetings are one part of pre-season preparations. Fitness training is the other..
Is Felipe’s helmet design based on an Anime character? How much can Marcus focus on driving while listening to the radio and dealing with all the buttons on the steering wheel? Our fans asked our drivers questions via Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter (links below)
Marcus Ericsson and his family in Kumla, Sweden – up close and personal! His childhood and how he became a race driver. Team principal Monisha Kaltenborn welcomes Marcus at our Factory in Hinwil, Switzerland