Getting his first go-cart at the age of four, Marius started his motorsport career early on. Having a track close to his home in Aaelsund, Marius drove thousands of laps during his first seasons. He then proved to be one of the fastest drivers in his 2001 racing debut in the Formula Cadetti class, and was amongst the fastest drivers. Nakken is a Von Doren Brand Ambassador since 2017.
Marius has had a lot of success both in Norway and internationally. He won most of the karting championships every year. In 2007 Marius competed in his first international race in the class Ica Jr. in Trofeo di Primacera, Italy. 2008 was a dream season, winning the Norwegian Cup, finishing second in the Norwegian Championship and 10th in the European Championship.
In 2010 Marius began circuit racing in the class Seven Racing, and was at the front of the pack from his very first race. He became Scandinavian and Norwegian champion already the first year. Two years later, in 2012, he took a step up to the Norwegian Thunder Car Championship(NTCC) which he dominated in his first season. Marius won the championship every year and was also the U21 Champion in 2014.
In 2017 Marius had his first year in the Porsche cup car. He started 2017 in the Dubai 24 H race.
In 2018 he continued his success in Porsche Carrera cup Germany and did also some guest entries in Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. Marius had a very promising 2019 career with podium places. He is confident going in to the 2020 season with 189 podium finishes in his career. Half of these finishes were 1st places.
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Sachsenring – Porsche Carrera Cup 2018