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25 Years of ROC
Looking back to 25 extraordinary years of Race Of Champions history. Time to write a new chapter at #ROCBarbados!...

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Michael Schumacher to race again
Schumacher in 2004 after beating Loeb in a one-off challenge Media information: 20 June 2007 Michael Schumacher confirmed for the 2...
Fast Facts about The Race of Champions 2007 at Wembley
Wembley Stadium, London: December 16, 2007 Fast Facts about The Race Of Champions 2007 at Wembley The Race of Champions-Nations Cup is a unique, spectacular competition which opposes motor sp...
Finnish stars thwart USA hero in The 2006 ROC-Nations Cup
The 2004 Champion of Champions Heikki Kovalainen and former World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm clinch the ROC-Nations Cup for Finland together at third attempt. The heroic one-man effo...
The Race of Champions statement: death of Colin McRae
Media information: 16 September 2007 The Race Of Champions favourite, Colin McRae, has died after the rally driver's helicopter crashed close to his Scottish home on Saturday (15 September). <...
McRae legacy continues at The Race of Champions
Media information: 08 November 2007 Following the tragic death of Colin McRae in September, The Race Of Champions can today announce that his brother, Alister, will take his place in the Decem...
BFGoodrich, the tyre of Champions
The tyre brand BFGoodrich is proud to be a partner of the 2007 Race Of Champions, a competition which opposes champions from all of motor sport's major disciplines. With a competition history dati...
TAG Heuer Official Timekeeper, The Race of Champions 2007, Wembley Stadium, London
On December 16th 2007, TAG Heuer will once again take up one of the most intense timekeeping challenges in the world of sports: The Race Of Champions 2007 will be held on a specially designed one-...
Germany wins the ROC Nations Cup
Michael Schumacher and Sébastien Vettel celebrating victory. Media information: 16 December 2007 Fans at Wembley Stadium witnessed history in...
The Race of Champions quarter finals
Media information: 16 December 2007 National hopes in The Race Of Champions rest on triple World Touring Car Championship Andy Priaulx after Jenson Button was knocked out of the competition by...
Loeb to join Schumacher at The Race of Champions
Four-times World Rally Champion and "Greatest Ever Rally Driver" confirmed for Wembley Most successful drivers in both Formula 1 and World Rally history to battle at The Race Of Champions Two-times R...
Pastrana and Edwards to Represent USA at The Race of Champions
Edwards, seen here celebrating victory, is currently second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup. 9–times X Games Gold Medal Winner and 3-times US Rally Champion teams up with NASCAR Nationwide Series Champion "...
Monaco Surprise Spain To Win Euromilhoes ROC South Europe
Pirro and Piccione win Euromilhoes ROC South Europe to book Monaco's place at Race Of Champions Grand Final in Beijing. • Monaco beat Spain's Sainz and Sordo 3-1 in the final • ...
Double WRC Champ Gronholm completes Race of Champions line-up
Double World Rally Champion Marcus Gronholm to star in The Race Of Champions alongside 2009 WRC runner-up Mikko Hirvonen 2002 Race of Champions winner returns to event Two-time World Rally Ch...
Alain Prost to compete in 2010 Race of Champions
Alain Prost, one of motor racing's all-time greats, has joined the line-up for the 2010 Race Of Champions, to be held at Düsseldorf's ESPRIT arena on November 27-28. The annual end-of-season co...
Sebastien Loeb signs up for 2010 Race of Champions
Rally great Sébastien Loeb has joined the line-up for the 2010 Race Of Champions, to be held at Düsseldorf's ESPRIT arena on November 27-28. The annual end-of-season competition brings together...
2010 Race of Champions launched in Dusseldorf
Pictured (from left to right): Jörg Mitze (ESPRIT arena Managing Director), Fredrik Johnsson (IMP President), Patrik Meyer (TSP Managing Director) The journey to the 2010 Race Of Champions beg...
Tom Kristensen to compete at 2010 Race of Champions
Le Mans great Tom Kristensen has signed up for the 2010 Race Of Champions, to be held at Düsseldorf's ESPRIT arena on November 27-28. The annual end-of-season competition brings together the wo...
2010 Race of Champions: The dazzling line-up so far
A host of motor sport legends have signed up for the 2010 Race Of Champions, ensuring a star-studded line-up at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena on November 27-28. The annual end-o...
Mick Doohan joins the stars at 2010 Race of Champions
Motorcycling legend Mick Doohan has signed up for ROC 2010 in Düsseldorf on November 27-28 Doohan is one of the most successful riders in motorcycling history...
Team Benelux vote closes
Team Benelux vote closes The vote to decide the line-up for Team Benelux at the 2010 Race Of Champions in Düsseldorf, Germany on November 27-28 has now closed
World champion Sebastian Vettel heads ROC show
Newly-crowned world champion Sebastian Vettel will delight his home fans by showing off his title-winning Red Bull Racing Formula 1 car at The Race Of Champions in Düsseldorf on November 27-28 ...
Triple ROC king Mattias Ekström returns
Three-time ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström will return to the Race Of Champions in 2011 as he bids to add yet another crown The Swedish DTM driver missed last year&r...
ROC Legends to race in Düsseldorf
December’s Race Of Champions at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena will feature a ROC Legends competition involving some of the greats of motorsport Formula 1 racers Heinz-Harald Frentze...
Tom Kristensen returns to the Race Of Champions
Motor sport legend Tom Kristensen will compete in his 11th consecutive Race Of Champions at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena in December The Dane has won the Le Mans 24-Hour race more than a...
Deegan joins Pastrana in all-action Team USA
Action sports legends Brian Deegan and Travis Pastrana will join forces for a thrilling Team USA at December’s Race Of Champions Deegan is a motocross and off-road great who has stunned cr...
Bangkok to host 25th Race Of Champions
The 25th Race Of Champions will be held in December at the Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand The arena, home to Thailand’s national football matches, will follow Beijing’s &lsqu...
F1's greatest driver of all time Schumacher heads to ROC in Bangkok
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher has signed up for the 2012 Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand The legendary German racer, who tops the all-time lists for F1 titles, wins...
2012 IndyCar Champion Hunter-Reay to race in Bangkok
2012 IndyCar Series Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay will compete at this year’s Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand The American took four IndyCar victories this season before becoming the firs...
Kristensen and Priaulx sign up for ROC Bangkok
Tom Kristensen and Andy Priaulx MBE, the greatest drivers in the history of Le Mans and the World Touring Car Championship, will compete at the Race Of Champions in Bangkok on December 14-16 Kriste...
Vettel’s Red Bull Racing F1 car heads for ROC 2012
Triple Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel will show off one of his title-winning Red Bull Racing cars at the 2012 Race Of Champions Vettel will take 2011’s dominant Red Bull Racing RB7 ...
Team India triumph in ROC Asia
Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok took Team India to glory in the first ever ROC Asia competition in Bangkok tonight The Indian driver pairing defeated Toyota Team Gazoo Japan&rsq...
Grosjean crowned 2012 Champion of Champions
France's Romain Grosjean lifts the Race Of Champions trophy after a Grand Final victory over Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen Grand prix veterans Michael Schumacher and David Coulthard make it...
Race Of Champions returns to Bangkok
Thailand has won the bid to stage the 2013 Race Of Champions The event returns to Bangkok's Rajamangala Stadium, which made a successful debut as ROC host in 2012 Red Bull and Singha w...
F1 legend Michael Schumacher back to ROC Bangkok
The world's most successful racing driver Michael Schumacher will compete at the 2013 Race Of Champions in Bangkok on December 14-15 The German holds the all-time records for Formula 1 world champ...
Record-breaker Kristensen extends ROC run
Tom Kristensen, the most successful driver in the history of Le Mans, will compete at the 2013 Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand Kristensen took a record ninth victory at this year’s Le ...
Susie Wolff to team up with David Coulthard at ROC 2013
Susie Wolff will become the first female driver ever to compete at the Race Of Champions at this year's event in Bangkok on December 14-15 Wolff, currently the development driver for the Williams F...
Triple ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström returns
Three-time ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström will return to the Race Of Champions at Bangkok in December The Swedish DTM driver has twice defeated F1 great Michael Schum...
Motorcycling legend Mick Doohan signs up for ROC 2013
Five-time 500cc MotoGP world champion Mick Doohan will compete at next month’s Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand Doohan will partner quadruple V8 Supercar Champion Jamie Whincup for Team...
Barbados to host 2014 Race Of Champions
This year’s Race Of Champions will take place at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14 The Caribbean venue has seen off a strong field of rivals to win the right to stage the...
Reigning champion Grosjean and Kristensen to ROC again
ROC Champion of Champions Romain Grosjean and Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen are the first drivers lined up for this year’s Race Of Champions French Formula 1 star Grosjean will now defend th...
Indy 500 winner Hunter-Reay heads to ROC
This year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay has signed up for the 2014 Race Of Champions Following his debut victory in the American motor sport classic, Hunter-Reay will now head...
ROC welcomes 2014 World Rallycross Champion Solberg
Newly-crowned FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions in Barbados Solberg has dominated this year’s inaugural championship with four victorie...
NASCAR Champion Kurt Busch joins ROC 2014 field
2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kurt Busch will compete at this year’s Race Of Champions in Barbados In May Busch became just the fourth driver to attempt ‘The Double’: ra...
ROC welcomes FIA European Formula 3 Champion Esteban Ocon
Newly-crowned FIA European Formula 3 Champion Esteban Ocon will take part in this year’s Race Of Champions in Barbados Ocon took nine wins en route to the title before impressing in Formula...
TAG Heuer renews partnership with ROC
2004-2014: TAG Heuer celebrates its 10th anniversary as Official Watch and Timekeeping Partner of the Race Of Champions (ROC) at this year’s event on the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on Decemb...
Motorcycling superstar Mick Doohan heads to ROC 2014
Five-time 500cc MotoGP world champion Mick Doohan will compete at next month’s Race Of Champions in Barbados Doohan will also partner newly-crowned six-time V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whinc...
Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions
Barbados is swarming with legends of motor sport who have arrived on the island ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions Champions and greats from series i...
David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions
Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time Coulthard prevails after a Grand Final win over yo...
Countdown to ROC 2015: the Race Of Champions in numbers
Find out all the facts and figures about the Race Of Champions ahead of ROC 2015 in London World champions from Formula One, World Rally, MotoGP and many more among ROC's roll call of legenda...
London to stage 2015 Race Of Champions at the former Olympic Stadium
This year's Race Of Champions will take place on November 20-21 at the iconic home of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games The Stadium at Queen Elizabeth ...
Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg rejoin forces for Race Of Champions in London
Reigning ROC Nations Cup winners Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg will defend their title at the 2015 Race Of Champions on November 20-21 Le Mans legend Kristens...
Jason Plato to race for Team England at the 2015 Race Of Champions
Jason Plato has become the latest driver in the line-up for ROC 2015 on November 20-21 at London's former Olympic Stadium Tin-top ace Plato, who has more BTCC wi...
Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay to compete at ROC 2015 in London
Indianapolis 500 and IndyCar Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay has signed up for the Race Of Champions at London's former Olympic Stadium later this month Hunter-Reay won America's blue riban...
Next Friday’s ROC Nations Cup pits Formula 1 superstars in equal cars
The draw for the ROC Nations Cup in London's former Olympic Stadium on Friday November 20 has thrown up some tantalising head-to-head battles Former Red Bull Racing team-mates Sebastian V...
WTCC Champions Priaulx and López complete record field for ROC London
Multiple World Touring Car Champions Andy Priaulx and José Maria López have completed a record field for next week's Race Of Champions The two tin-top legends are part of a record entry of...
Stars ready for the Race Of Champions in London this weekend
The draw for this weekend's Race Of Champions in London's former Olympic Stadium has thrown up some intriguing head-to-head encounters Saturday's individual race will see Formula 1 world c...
COUNTDOWN TO ROC 2015: Race Of Champions in numbers (with final draw)
.sagLiColorFix{color: #333;}; Find out all the facts and figures about the Race Of Champions ahead of this weekend's ROC 2015 at London's former Olympic Stadium ...
Sebastian Vettel crowned Champion of Champions in London
Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel has won the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time Vettel prevailed after a win over 'Mr Le Mans' Tom Kristensen, who reached his f...
Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions
The next Race Of Champions (ROC) will take place inside Miami's Marlins Park baseball stadium on January 21-22, 2017 This will be ROC's first ever appearance on American soil following rec...
‘Mr Le Mans’ Tom Kristensen joins reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg at ROC Miami
'Mr Le Mans' Tom Kristensen joins reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg at ROC Miami The line-up for January's Race Of Champions in Miami continues to heat up with the incl...
COUNTDOWN TO ROC MIAMI: Race Of Champions in numbers
.sagLiColorFix{color: #333;}; Find out all the facts and figures about the Race Of Champions ahead of this weekend's ROC Miami inside Miami's Marlins Park
All-new eRace Of Champions to offer gamers the chance to race some of the world’s greatest drivers
Next month's ROC Riyadh will bring together the best of the best from the real and virtual racing worlds in the first ever eRace Of Champions contest, created in association with Logitech G.
Stunning ROC Riyadh track features return of famous Race Of Champions crossover bridge
The track for next month's ROC Riyadh will feature the return of the traditional Race Of Champions layout with a crossover bridge to create 'the best ROC stadium track ever'
  • DHL Express renews partnership with Race Of Champions
    DHL Express will be the Official Logistics Provider for next month's ROC Riyadh after renewing its partnership with the Race Of Champions The company w...
    Reigning champions from top motorsport series all over the world join ROC Riyadh line-up
    The field of driving royalty competing in next week's Race Of Champions has been boosted by a host of drivers who dominated top motorsport series in 2017 Reigning champions joining the ROC ...
    Team Germany win ROC Nations Cup in Riyadh
    World Endurance Champion Timo Bernhard and DTM champion René Rast have stormed to a record eighth ROC Nations Cup title for Team Germany at Riyadh's King Fahad International Stadium
    Race Of Champions heads to Mexico City’s iconic Foro Sol
    *Top image: preliminary mock-up of the track and area; final design to be confirmed in the following weeks. The Race Of Champions is coming t...
    F1 legends Vettel and Coulthard to race at ROC Mexico
    Formula 1 greats Sebastian Vettel and David Coulthard have become the first drivers to sign up for January's Race Of Champions in Mexico City Both drivers have won the coveted ROC Champ...
    America Movil's Telcel and Infinitum enter partnership with Race Of Champions ahead of ROC Mexico
    Telcel and Infinitum – brands owned by America Movil, the largest mobile network operator in Mexico – have begun a partnership with the Race Of Champions ahead of ROC Mexico on January 19-20, 20...
    Mick Schumacher to partner Sebastian Vettel on Team Germany at ROC Mexico
    This year's FIA Formula 3 European Champion Mick Schumacher will compete at January's Race Of Champions in Mexico City Still just 1...
    ‘Mr Le Mans’ Tom Kristensen and World Rally X Champion Johan Kristoffersson team up at ROC Mexico
    Greats from two very different motorsport disciplines have become the latest drivers to sign up for January's Race Of Champions in Mexico City, joining Sebastian Vettel, David Coulthard and Mick...
    eROC launches with Invitational Live Stream ahead of global search for ROC Mexico gamers
    Many of the world's best simracers will take part in an eROC Invitational Live Stream on Wednesday 5 December at 2200 UTC, with a place at January's ROC Mexico up for grabs ...
    Triple Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves and Formula E Champion Lucas di Grassi team up at ROC Mexico
    Triple Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves and 2016-2017 Formula E Champion Lucas di Grassi will join forces for Team Brazil at January's Race Of Champions in Mexico City ...
    Robby Gordon brings his spectacular Stadium Super Trucks to ROC Mexico
    Robby Gordon's Stadium Super Trucks will be raced by some of the world's greatest drivers at next month's Race Of Champions in Mexico City
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  • IndyCar Champions Ryan Hunter-Reay and Josef Newgarden to race for Team USA at ROC Mexico
    American IndyCar Champions Ryan Hunter-Reay and Josef Newgarden will join forces for Team USA at this month's Race Of Champions in Mexico City
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  • Mexico City to host eROC World Final after contest to find the planet’s fastest simracers
    The cream of the world's simracers will head to Mexico City next week for the eROC World Final – following a six-week contest open to anyone on Earth – to battle for the opportunity to race in r...
    Formula 1 star Pierre Gasly to partner Le Mans winner Loïc Duval on Team France at ROC Mexico
    Red Bull Racing's latest Formula 1 recruit Pierre Gasly will join forces with Le Mans winner Loïc Duval for Team France at next week's Race Of Champions in Mexico City ...
    James Baldwin crowned eROC Champion in Mexico City
    British simracer James Baldwin has won the eROC World Final, defeating fellow countryman Brendon Leigh in a timed shoot-out both on the sim and in real-life cars on the ROC track at Mexico City'...

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    Michael Schumacher to race again
    Schumacher in 2004 after beating Loeb in a one-off challenge Media information: 20 June 2007 Michael Schumacher confirmed for the 2...
    Fast Facts about The Race of Champions 2007 at Wembley
    Wembley Stadium, London: December 16, 2007 Fast Facts about The Race Of Champions 2007 at Wembley The Race of Champions-Nations Cup is a unique, spectacular competition which opposes motor sp...
    Finnish stars thwart USA hero in The 2006 ROC-Nations Cup
    The 2004 Champion of Champions Heikki Kovalainen and former World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm clinch the ROC-Nations Cup for Finland together at third attempt. The heroic one-man effo...
    The Race of Champions statement: death of Colin McRae
    Media information: 16 September 2007 The Race Of Champions favourite, Colin McRae, has died after the rally driver's helicopter crashed close to his Scottish home on Saturday (15 September). <...
    McRae legacy continues at The Race of Champions
    Media information: 08 November 2007 Following the tragic death of Colin McRae in September, The Race Of Champions can today announce that his brother, Alister, will take his place in the Decem...
    BFGoodrich, the tyre of Champions
    The tyre brand BFGoodrich is proud to be a partner of the 2007 Race Of Champions, a competition which opposes champions from all of motor sport's major disciplines. With a competition history dati...
    TAG Heuer Official Timekeeper, The Race of Champions 2007, Wembley Stadium, London
    On December 16th 2007, TAG Heuer will once again take up one of the most intense timekeeping challenges in the world of sports: The Race Of Champions 2007 will be held on a specially designed one-...
    Germany wins the ROC Nations Cup
    Michael Schumacher and Sébastien Vettel celebrating victory. Media information: 16 December 2007 Fans at Wembley Stadium witnessed history in...
    The Race of Champions quarter finals
    Media information: 16 December 2007 National hopes in The Race Of Champions rest on triple World Touring Car Championship Andy Priaulx after Jenson Button was knocked out of the competition by...
    Loeb to join Schumacher at The Race of Champions
    Four-times World Rally Champion and "Greatest Ever Rally Driver" confirmed for Wembley Most successful drivers in both Formula 1 and World Rally history to ba...
    Pastrana and Edwards to Represent USA at The Race of Champions
    Edwards, seen here celebrating victory, is currently second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup. 9–times X Games Gold Medal Winner and 3-times US Rally Champion te...
    Monaco Surprise Spain To Win Euromilhoes ROC South Europe
    Pirro and Piccione win Euromilhoes ROC South Europe to book Monaco’s place at Race Of Champions Grand Final in Beijing. View result...
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    Double WRC Champ Gronholm completes Race of Champions line-up
    [[image:3624]] Double World Rally Champion Marcus Gronholm to star in The Race Of Champions alongside 2009 WRC runner-up Mikko Hirvonen 2002 Race of Champions winner returns to event Two-t...
    This is ROC
    The Race Of Champions is the world renowned knockout motor sport event featuring some of the world's greatest drivers A series of head-to-head races over one weekend, on a cleverly designe...
    Alain Prost | Alain Prost at the Race of Champions 2010
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    The Race Of Champions was created in 1988, the brainchild of IMP (International M...
    Valentino Rossi
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    Carlos Sainz
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    2010 Düsseldorf
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    Nov 13: Get Well Michael
    Best wishes to ROC's friend Michael Schumacher Everyone involved with the Race Of Champions wishes legendary racer Michael Schumacher well as he continues his fight to recover from his seriou...
    Kurt Busch
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    Dec 11: ROC in Numbers
    ROC FACTS ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988. The Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados i...