Whincup to return to RoC in 2013

Whincup to return to RoC in 2013


Whincup to return to RoC in 2013


V8 Supercars championship leader Jamie Whincup will return to the Race of Champions for the 2013 event.

Whincup, a four-time V8 champion, made his RoC debut in Bangkok last year. Paired with motorcycle racing legend Mick Doohan in Team Australia, the duo reached the semi-finals of the Nations’ Cup element.

“I really enjoyed my time in Bangkok last year and will use the experience I learnt in my rookie year to be more competitive this year,” said Whincup.

“My biggest weakness last year was getting my head around a left-hand-drive car so I am already on the lookout for a car here in Australia to gain some extra practice.”

The 2013 RoC takes place in Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium on Dec. 14-15. Other drivers confirmed for the event include Michael Schumacher, Tom Kristensen and Sebastien Ogier.

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