At the end of this year, Susie Wolff will become the first woman to compete in the famous Race of Champions, which this time will take place in Brbados. The Scot, who raced in the German DTM series for seven years and has now been working with the Formula One Williams team since 2012, will race against some famous names such as Tom Kristensen, who is a nine-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. It will also be raced by Lotus racer Romain Grosjean, Indianapolis 500 mile race winner Ryan Hunter-Reay, Australian V8 Supercar series driver Jamie Whincup, and first world relics champion and rally legend Petter Solber. "I have a regular job at Williams, but nothing outweighs the adrenaline in the race, so I can't wait to compete with other racers," he told us.
The extremely popular Race of Champions, which is scheduled to take place on December 14 and 15, has been canceled due to political unrest in the Thai capital Bangkok, and the organizers want to hold the event on a different date. As last year, the event is supposed to take place at the Rajamangala Stadium, which was occupied by protesters. As the violent anti-government protests have already claimed four lives, the organizers of the RoC have decided to cancel the race, in which the best racers in the world will compete in the same race cars. In addition to the four-time Formula One world champion and many other top racers, Felix Baumgartner, who became famous for his parachute jump from the edge of space, is expected to take part in this year's race.
The Monster Energy King of Europe finished the 2013 season last weekend. Like last year, the final match took place at the Slovakian "Slovakiaring". 40 drivers from 12 different countries registered for the final race. It was also attended by 13-year-old Adam Zalewski, who let all drivers know that he knows how to drive a car. On Saturday, October 19.10.2013, 200, there was a warm-up day, where teams and drivers prepared their race cars for Sunday's race. Speeds of up to 1km / h appeared when entering the first bend, which is a big improvement since last year's races. On Sunday, the drivers had a meeting early in the morning and then only XNUMX hour to warm up so they hurried to their race cars and drove as far as they could. Then the qualifiers began with the support of a few thousand-strong crowd of fans. At first