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Race of Champions – Sebastien Vettel Revved Up For Magic ROC

November 30, 2011

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With his second successive Formula 1 title long in the bag, Sebastian Vettel will now turn his attentions to wowing his home fans at this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Vettel has become a regular at the end-of-season motorsport spectacular – and he now heads to Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena aiming for a record fifth consecutive ROC […]

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Race of Champions – Vitaly Petrov Becomes First Russian ROC Driver

November 2, 2011

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The 2011 Race Of Champions will feature the event’s first ever driver from Eastern Europe as Russian Formula 1 star Vitaly Petrov will compete at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena in December. Also Formula 1’s first Russian driver, Petrov has had a strong season in 2011 for the Lotus Renault GP team. A podium in the year’s […]

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Andy Priaulx Returns To Race Of Champions

September 5, 2011

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Tin-top racing superstar Andy Priaulx MBE has signed up for the 2011 Race Of Champions at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena on December 3-4. Triple World Touring Car Champion Priaulx switched to endurance racing this year before he spearheads BMW’s arrival in the DTM series in 2012. He has also turned into a Race Of Champions regular […]

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Jenson Button To Compete At 2011 Race Of Champions

August 22, 2011

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2009 Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has signed up to compete in this year’s Race Of Champions at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena. Button made his last ROC appearance at the event in Beijing just days after the end of his fairytale title-winning F1 season two years ago. Since then he has produced a string of […]

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Race of Champions – Triple ROC King Mattias Ekström Returns

August 4, 2011

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Three-time ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström will make his return to the Race Of Champions at this year’s event in Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena. The Swede has won two DTM championships for Audi in 2004 and 2007. But he has proved himself to be an all-rounder who is equally comfortable in all the cars used […]

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Race of Champions – Albuquerque Celebrates Stunning Race Of Champions Win

November 29, 2010

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Filipe Albuquerque can’t believe his “fantastic” Race of Champions victory on his ROC debut Sébastien Loeb “gave everything” but misses out on fourth Champion of Champions title in Grand Final Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher “too cautious” in quarter-final defeat by new world champion Sebastian Vettel Debutant Filipe Albuquerque celebrated a shock win in The […]

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Race Of Champions – Albuquerque Crowned Champion Of Champions

November 29, 2010

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Filipe Albuquerque lifts The Race of Champions trophy on his debut after stunning performance to beat Sébastien Loeb in the Grand Final in Düsseldorf Vettel beats Schumacher in titanic quarter-final showdown between Formula 1 champions past and present Former Race of Champions winner Heikki Kovalainen crashes out heavily in first race Filipe Albuquerque delivered a […]

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Race Of Champions – Schumacher & Vettel Celebrate Fourth ROC Nations Cup Win

November 28, 2010

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  Sebastian Vettel revels in “very special” night after joining Michael Schumacher to win ROC Nations Cup for Team Germany Schumacher enjoys “emotional and fun” experience in front of Team Germany’s home crowd “Close but no cigar” for Jason Plato as he and Team GB team-mate Andy Priaulx take runners-up spot   Formula 1 superstars […]

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Race of Champions – Team Germany Wins ROC Nations Cup Again

November 28, 2010

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    Team Germany, featuring new Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel and seven-time champion Michael Schumacher, beat Team GB’s Jason Plato and Andy Priaulx in the final to win ROC Nations Cup  Vettel and Schumacher win the prestigious trophy for an incredible fourth time in succession  Multiple World Rally champion Sébastien Loeb and F1 legend […]

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Race Of Champions – Motorsport Goes Electric

November 27, 2010

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  The electric-powered Tesla Roadster put through its paces by the stars of world motorsport 2010 Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel and F1 legend Alain Prost among those having a go behind the wheel The Tesla Roadster is the world’s only zero-emission supercar, accelerating from 0-100km/h in under four seconds Electric power replaced the […]

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Race Of Champions – Practice Makes Perfect For ROC Stars

November 27, 2010

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  New Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel excited by “special” event in front of his home crowd despite an off while “pushing hard” in practice Michael Schumacher warns Team Germany’s ROC Nations Cup rivals he is “hoping for number four” after three consecutive wins Team USA gunning for Team Germany, with Travis Pastrana “really […]

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