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Ericsson: F1 'artificial' compared to IndyCar

Marcus Ericsson says that Formula 1 is "artificial" in comparison to IndyCar, having completed his first test in the American-based series ahead of a full-time switch in 2019. Ericsson was released by Sauber after five seasons on the team and will race for Schmidt Peterson Motorsport next year. Ericsson enjoyed his equal-best F1 season in terms of points-scoring in 2018, but he was vastly outperformed by rookie Charles Leclerc, who will move to Ferrari next year. Sauber's Ferrari connection will see Antonio Giovinazzi step up, while the signing of Kimi Raikkonen from the Scuderia left Ericsson searching for an alternative race seat in 2019. He remains contracted to Sauber as third...
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