Jimmy Eriksson

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Jimmy Eriksson
Nationality Swedish
Born (1991-03-14) 14 March 1991 (age 29)
Tomelilla (Sweden)
GP3 Series career
Debut season 2013
Current team Koiranen GP
Car no. 11
Former teams Status Grand Prix
Starts 52
Wins 3
Poles 2
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 4th in 2014
Previous series
2010, 12
2010-11
2009
2009
2009
2009
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 currently driving in the GP3 Series for Team Koiranen GP.

Career

Karting

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

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

File:Jimmy Eriksson F3-2011.jpg
Jimmy Eriksson in 2011

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

Racing career

Career summary

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 Three 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 Three 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
European Le Mans Series Sebastien Loeb Racing 1 1 0 0 1 - -
2015 GP3 Series Koiranen GP 18 1 0 0 3 118 5th

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

Complete Formula 3 Euro Series results

(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

(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 ESP
FEA

19
ESP
SPR

Ret
VAL
FEA

18
VAL
SPR

16
GBR
FEA

18
GBR
SPR

21†
GER
FEA

Ret
GER
SPR

18
HUN
FEA

13
HUN
SPR

12
BEL
FEA

17
BEL
SPR

15
ITA
FEA

13
ITA
SPR

Ret
ABU
FEA

23
ABU
SPR

26
24th 0
2014 Koiranen GP ESP
FEA

2
ESP
SPR

6
AUT
FEA

3
AUT
SPR

2
GBR
FEA

1
GBR
SPR

Ret
GER
FEA

7
GER
SPR

15
HUN
FEA

10
HUN
SPR

16
BEL
FEA

Ret
BEL
SPR

19
ITA
FEA

1
ITA
SPR

8
RUS
FEA

4
RUS
SPR

16
ABU
FEA

10
ABU
SPR

5
4th 134
2015 Koiranen GP ESP
FEA

6
ESP
SPR

2
AUT
FEA

20†
AUT
SPR

10
GBR
FEA

5
GBR
SPR

4
HUN
FEA

6
HUN
SPR

6
BEL
FEA

13
BEL
SPR

16
ITA
FEA

5
ITA
SPR

5
RUS
FEA

8
RUS
SPR

1
BHR
FEA

5
BHR
SPR

7
ABU
FEA

3
ABU
SPR

5
5th 118

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

References

  1. Heinonen, Jarmo (13 June 2009). "Alastaro Rata-SM Formula Renault NEC Race 1 Race" (PDF). necup.com. Renault Sport. Retrieved 16 February 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 2009". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 6 February 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Time to say goodbye". motopark.com. Motopark Academy. Retrieved 18 June 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Richie Stanaway
German Formula Three
Champion

2012
Succeeded by
Marvin Kirchhöfer