Tag Archive: Race of Champions

May 21

Race Of Champions update

The Race Of Champions has been held all over the world for 25 consecutive years

Race Of Champions logo The Sports Authority of Thailand and the organisers of the Race Of Champions have been unable to find a new date for the 2013 event, originally scheduled to take place on December 14-15. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Race Of Champions 2013 Update

The event cannot take place as planned on December 14-15

Race Of Champions logoThe Sports Authority of Thailand and the organisers of the 2013 Race Of Champions have announced that the event cannot take place as planned on December 14-15 due to the current political situation in Bangkok. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

‘Space Dive’ record-breaker Felix Baumgartner to race at ROC

The Race Of Champions is set to feature its fastest ever competitor

20131019-0047Felix Baumgartner, the man who jumped from the edge of space with Red Bull Stratos, will race at next month’s ROC 2013 in Bangkok Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

GP2 Series Champion Fabio Leimer joins ROC line-up

 Race Of Champions will feature one of motor sport’s brightest talents

ROC - Fabio Leimer GP2 Series ChampionNewly-crowned GP2 Series Champion Fabio Leimer will compete at next month’s Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Motorcycling legend Mick Doohan signs up for ROC 2013

Doohan will partner quadruple V8 Supercar Champion Jamie Whincup

Race Of Champions - Mick DoohanFive-time 500cc MotoGP world champion Mick Doohan will compete at next month’s Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Triple ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström returns

ROC 2013 will take place on a specially constructed tarmac track

ROC - Race Of Champions - Mattias EkströmTriple ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström will make a return to the Race Of Champions at Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium on December 14-15.

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Nov 04

Susie Wolff to team up with David Coulthard at ROC 2013

Wolff spent seven years racing in Germany’s DTM touring car series

Susie Wolff - David CoulthardSusie 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 Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

V8 Supercar great Jamie Whincup returns to ROC

Whincup has dominated Australia’s popular V8 Supercar series in recent years

Race Of Champions logo Four-time V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup has signed up to compete at the 2013 Race Of Champions in Bangkok, Thailand

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Oct 14

Chandhok and Karthikeyan re-unite for Team India

India will be represented in the Race Of Champions for the second time

Race Of Champions - Team India's Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan Team India will return to the 2013 Race Of Champions in Bangkok with the pairing of former F1 drivers Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

New World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier joins ROC field

His next challenge will be to regain the ‘Champion of Champions’ title

News imageFresh from becoming World Rally Champion for the first time, Sébastien Ogier has signed up for the 2013 Race Of Champions, to be held at Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium on the weekend of December 14-15. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

F1 legend Michael Schumacher back to ROC Bangkok

The Race Of Champions brings together stars from all over the world

Race Of Champions logoThe world’s most successful racing driver Michael Schumacher will compete at the 2013 Race Of Champions in Bangkok on December 14-15 Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

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 Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Uncertainty over 2013 seat ‘unpleasant’ – Grosjean

Romain Grosjean has admitted to relief, after Lotus this week ended a long period of speculation about the Frenchman’s future.

2012-11-04 - Lotus F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Romain Grosjean 022012-09-02 - Lotus F1 Team - Belgium - Romain Grosjean 03After his often impressive yet error-strewn return to F1 this year, the 26-year-old Frenchman admitted he genuinely feared for his race seat. “I am happy and relieved,” Grosjean told France’s RMC Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Grosjean ready to build on ROC triumph

 

 

 ‘Problem child’ Grosjean keeps Lotus seat

Gerard Lopez - Eric Boullier - Romain Grosjean Grosjean ready to build on ROC triumphNewly-crowned ROC Champion of Champions Romain Grosjean aims to build on his stunning victory at the Race Of Champions when he returns to Formula 1 in 2013. Lotus, and major sponsor Total, had reportedly considered ousting 26-year-old Frenchman Grosjean in the wake of his often impressive yet tumultuous return to F1 this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Heart of a Champion

Romain Grosjean has been crowned the 2012 Champion of the Race of Champions after an emphatic performance in Bangkok.

2012-12-16 - Race of Champions - Romain Grosjean 022012-12-16 - Race of Champions - Romain Grosjean 01Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher both failed to halt Romain’s march through the heats as he progressed through to the final against eight-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen in the event which pitches champions from the world of motorsport head-to-head against each other in a variety of machinery. Read the rest of this entry »

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