On March 16th 2014, a Swedish driver will line up on the Formula 1 grid for the first time since the 1991 British Grand Prix.
Marcus Ericsson will make his F1 debut at this year’s Australian Grand Prix, partnering fan-favourite Kamui Kobayashi at Caterham. The Leafield-based outfit has an all-new line-up for the up-coming season after ditching Charles Pic and Giedo van der Garde.
His appointment came as a surprise to some, after four long and difficult seasons racing in the sport’s feeder series, GP2. The 23-year-old’s career started in the Cadetti series in his native Sweden back in 1999, taking six podiums from seven starts.
His karting career continued through to 2006, where he...
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