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Race of Champions

  • Race of Champions 2019 Mexico City

    Mexico City played host to the 2019 Race of Champions this past weekend and fittingly, a local hero took home the title. Benito Guerra, a star Mexican rally driver, walked away victorious at the end of the showdown, which brings together the world's elite racing drivers for an epic bracketed battle. In the final match, Guerra faced former 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Loic Duval. Ultimately, Guerra was first across the line. The racing pits two drivers running simultaneously in identically prepared cars in opposite directions in what is essentially a stadium autocross. Whoever crosses the finish...

  • Race of Champions 2019 Mexico City
    2019 Race of Champions heads to Mexico

    The Race of Champions will head to Latin America for the first time. Organizers announced Tuesday that 2019's running will take place in Mexico City after the Mexican capital won the right to host the event. The world's best racers will compete at the Foro Sol which forms part of the...

  • 2017 Race of Champions in Miami, Florida
    2018 Race Of Champions to be held in Saudi Arabia

    Organizers of the annual Race Of Champions have made a bold decision to hold the next race in Saudi Arabia, a country known for numerous human rights abuses. Women aren’t even allowed to drive in the country, though the asinine ban is finally set to be lifted in 2018. ROC organizers go so far...

  • 2017 Race of Champions in Miami, Florida
    Juan Pablo Montoya secures 2017 Race of Champions title in Miami

    The Race of Champions is an annual motorsport event held since 1988 that brings together the best drivers from various competitions to compete against one another in a variety of cars. In 2017 the ROC was held on January 21-22 in Miami, Florida and saw some big names compete including Formula One...

  • VUHL is bringing its updated 05 ROC Edition to the Race of Champions in Miami
    Race of Champions bringing all manner of super machines to Miami

    If you are an American motorsports enthusiast, you should already have your tickets ordered and your bags packed. The Race of Champions is landing on U.S. soil for the first time ever. Since 1988, the ROC has been thrilling those who love racing by combining some of the greatest talents across all...

  • Race of Champions is coming to Miami
    2017 Race of Champions is bound for Miami

    The Race of Champions has been thrilling motorsports fans for decades. The first ROC event was in 1988 and it was held in Paris with a lineup of drivers that would make your eyes bulge from your head. The winner that year was Juha Kankkunen and he earned the very first Champion of Champions title...

  • 2015 Race of Champions

    The Race of Champions has been held since 1988 as a means of pitting drivers from all types of racing against each other in equally prepared cars. This year's Race of Champions, which was held November 21-22 at London's former Olympic Stadium, featured 20 racers, and four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel came out on top. The racers competed in a bracket format, taking on one opponent at a time to claim the best of three races. Each round featured different cars, as the drivers took turns in the Mercedes-AMG GT-S, Ariel Atom Cup, Radical SR3 RSX, KTM X-Bow, Euro NASCAR, and the...

  • 2015 Race Of Champions
    London Calling: 2015 Race Of Champions Headed To The U.K.

    The list of drivers for this year's Race of Champions hasn't been confirmed, but we know they'll be luminaries from every corner of the motorsport world, including Formula One, NASCAR, World Rally, IndyCar and even MotoGP. ALSO SEE: Porsche One-Two Finish At 2015 24 Hours Of Le Mans, Corvette...

  • 2012 ROC - Image courtesy of Race Of Champions
    2013 Race Of Champions Canned As Political Strife Grips Thailand

    Every year, champions and top drivers from the motorsport world convene on one venue to pit their skills against one another. Known as the Race of Champions, the motorsport spectacular draws huge crowds to arena venues for a show they just won't see elsewhere. Only this year, there will be no Race...

  • Romain Grosjean after winning the 2012 ROC - Image courtesy of Race Of Champions
    Grosjean Wins 2012 Race Of Champions, Germany Takes Nations Cup

    F1 danger man Romain Grosjean has edged out Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen to take out this year’s Race Of Champions title. Others left in the Frenchman’s wake were fellow F1 drivers Michael Schumacher and David Coulthard, who made it to the semi-finals, as well as recently crowned F1...

  • Heikki Kovalainen crashes hard in the 2010 ROC
    The Race Of Champions Celebrates 25 Years In Bangkok: Video

    For 25 years, the Race of Champions has thrilled fans by bringing together the best drivers in the world in head-to-head competition designed to take each driver outside his comfort zone. In three days, the 2012 Race of Champions will kick off in Bangkok, Thailand, with competitors including...

  • Sèbastian Ogier, making donuts in Dusseldorf.
    2011 Race Of Champions Recap: Video

    Team Germany took the Nations Cup and Sèbastian Ogier took individual honors at this year's running of the Race of Champions.

  • A screen grab from Invictus' Race of Champions game.

    Racing game specialist Invictus will release a Race of Champions game for mobile devices, including the iPhone, IPad and Android.

  • A screen grab from Invictus' Race of Champions game.
    Race Of Champions Game Screeches Onto iPhone, iPad, Android

    As naming norms for sports events go, Race Of Champions is fairly self-explanatory. Take top drivers from the highest reaches of motorsport including Formula 1, NASCAR, the WRC and more, and pit them against each other in front of a stadium audience. The trouble with all this is that it's very much...

  • Tesla at the 2010 Race of Champions
    2011 Race Of Champions Set To Return To Dusseldorf

    The 2011 Race Of Champions will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany

  • Heikki Kovalainen's crash during the 2010 Race of Champions
    Kovalainen, Girlfriend Injured In Race Of Champions Crash

    Lotus Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen is under several days bed rest for a concussion he suffered during his crash at this weekend's Race of Champions (ROC). His girlfriend, Catherine Hyde, a passenger in the car at the time, was more severely injured. Hyde suffered a hiarline fracture of her...

  • Tesla at the 2010 Race of Champions
    Filipe Albuquerque Beats Sebastian Vettel For 2010 Race Of Champions Title

    Undoubtedly one of the most unique motorsports events out there, the annual Race of Champions (ROC) event sees drivers from usually incompatible forms of motorsport take each other on in a single race format. This year, the uniqueness of the sport continued with all the drivers getting behind the...

  • Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium
    2009 Race of Champions heading to Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium

    Undoubtedly one of the most unique motorsports events out there, the annual Race of Champions (ROC) event sees drivers from usually incompatible forms of motorsport take each other on in a single race format - last year we got to see rallying legend Sebastien Loeb beat out champion F1 drivers...

  • Sebastien Loeb in KTM X-Bow

    Five-time World Rally Championship (WRC) winner Sebastien Loeb won today’s 'Race of Champions', held in London's Wembley Stadium. Loeb managed to beat out a veritable who's who of motorsport drivers to come away with the trophy, including seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher. While Schumacher was taken out early on in the event, Loeb faced a tough battle from F1 driver David Coulthard in the finals. With a best-of-three format for the final, Frenchman Loeb took the honors in the first race to put the pressure on the newly retired F1 driver. Coulthard responded in spectacular...

  • Ekström takes top honors at 2007 Race of Champions
    Ekström takes top honors at 2007 Race of Champions

    Reigning Champion of Champions Mattias Ekström managed to take top honors at this year’s Race of Champions event at Wembley Stadium in the UK, beating out motorsport heavy-weight Michael Schumacher in the finals. Both Ekström and Schumacher claimed one win each in the best-of-three...

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