In his inaugural single-seater season he stormed to a brilliant seven podiums, including one victory. This performance enabled him to finish 2018 as the best-placed rookie in the immensely respected Formula 4 ADAC.
In the same year, he also got to grips with the Italian F4 championship, stamping his name in the rookie top three classification nine times. With an additional podium in Formula 4 UAE, Niklas headed into 2019 with strong credentials.
Building on his strong F4 ADAC first year, Niklas once again proved his racing ability. He came second at the inaugural FIA Motorsport Games in the F4 Cup and celebrated wins in UAE F4 and the German equivalent.
Niklas made the step up to the Euroformula Open with Team Motopark in 2020, as he enjoyed an incredibly consistent season featuring on the podium on five separate occasions. The German finished fifth in the Drivers’ Championship, claiming top-placed rookie during his debut year.
In 2021, Niklas has made the transition into LMP3 machinery as he competes in the IMSA Weathertech Series teaming up with Cool Racing for the campaign.