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Romain Grosjean has admitted to relief, after Lotus this week ended a long period of speculation about the Frenchman’s future.
After 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.
‘Problem child’ Grosjean keeps Lotus seat
Newly-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.
Romain Grosjean has been crowned the 2012 Champion of the Race of Champions after an emphatic performance in Bangkok.
Sebastian 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.
Multiple Formula 1 world champions Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel have arrived in Bangkok for the Race Of Champions
Drivers from all over Asia have assembled in Bangkok ahead of Friday’s ROC Asia and ROC Thailand
The two most populous nations on Earth are represented by India’s Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok plus China’s Ho-Pin Tung and Han Han. The racing begins with a four-way shootout between the host nation’s finest drivers to decide who will represent Team Thailand. Many of Asia’s finest drivers have gathered at Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium for ROC Asia and ROC Thailand, the opening events of this weekend’s ROC 2012 on Friday December 14.