BMW Motorsport welcomes Joel Eriksson to a BMW family as an additional youth driver.

Posted on 24. Jun, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich (DE), 24th Jun 2016. The BMW family has gained a new member
shortly before a DTM competition weekend during a Norisring (DE). The
17-year-old Swede Joel Eriksson will be enclosed in BMW Motorsport’s
Junior Programme. He thereby joins a patrol of gifted racing
drivers that adult to now consisted of a dual winners from a previous
years, Jesse Krohn (FI) and Louis Delétraz (CH), and a dual newcomers
Ricky Collard (GB) and Nico Menzel (DE). Eriksson will be on-site in
his new purpose during a Norisring and will expostulate a competition taxi.

“I’m gay to acquire another good motorsport talent to our
ranks in Joel Eriksson,” pronounced BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt.
“We have been examination his growth for some time now and he
tender us with his performances during this season. we consider that
he, like a other BMW Motorsport Juniors, can take a subsequent important
step in his growth as a racing motorist with us.”

Eriksson said: “I am really beholden to BMW Motorsport for the
event to continue my growth as a racing motorist with a major
manufacturer. we am looking brazen to an sparkling and, no doubt, very
educational time.”

Joel Eriksson is competing in a FIA Formula 3 European Championship
in 2016 and has already done it onto a lectern 3 times in his
entrance season. The subsequent races will be hold during a Norisring as partial of
a ancillary programme for a DTM. Eriksson finished second in the
ADAC Formula 4 final year. In his purpose as a BMW Motorsport Junior he
will take partial in several events this year in sequence to learn as much
as probable about BMW Motorsport and to get profitable insights into the
ways a drivers, teams and engineers work on site.

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