Two-time MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo has been pitted against three-time Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel and five-time 500cc World Champion Mick Doohan in this weekends Race of Champions.
The Race of Champions which is being hosted in the Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok, this weekend pits stars from both 2 and 4 wheels against champions past and present in a variety of machines over a stadium race track.
The Race of Champions which is celebrating its 25th anniversary consists of 4 groups, with the winner of each group going through to semi finals and a final.
Some of the vehicles on display this weekend include the Audi R8, VW Scirocco, Toyota GT86 and Lamborghini Gallardo, KTM X-Bow, besides their ROC car designed for this race.
After individual racing on Saturday, Sunday sees racers team up and race in the nation competition in which Lorenzo will be part of the All Stars team to be partnered by Tom Kristensen. Defending champions Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel will be in other group to Lorenzo’s All Star team.
See the full line ups below.
Individual Race Of Champions (Sunday 16 December):
Sébastien Ogier, WRC driver and current ‘Champion of Champions’
Jamie Whincup, V8 Supercar Champion in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012
David Coulthard, F1 driver with 13 Grand Prix victories
Benito War, World Rally Champion in Category production in 2012
Tom Kristensen, eight-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Andy Priaulx, three-time World Touring Car
ROC Asia 1, winner of the race for non-Thai Asian drivers
ROC Thailand 1, national winner of the race in Thailand
Sebastian Vettel, F1 World Champion in 2010, 2011 and 2012
Jorge Lorenzo, MotoGP World Champion in 2010 and 2012
Mick Doohan, five-time 500cc World Champion
ROC Thailand 2 runners-up Thailand’s national career
Michael Schumacher, seven-time World Champion F1
Ryan Hunter-Reay, the IndyCar Series champion in 2012
ROC Asia 2, the second-ranked Asian race for Thai pilots
Romain Grosjean, three podiums in F1 in 2012
ROC Nations Cup (Saturday 15 December)
Team France (Sébastien Ogier and Romain Grosjean)
Team GB (David Coulthard and Andy Priaulx)
Team Americas (Ryan Hunter-Reay and Benito Guerra)
All Stars (Tom Kristensen and Jorge Lorenzo)
Team Germany (Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel)
Team Thailand (The two finalists from Thailand)
Team Australia (Mick Doohan and Jamie Whincup)
Asia Team (The two Asian finalists not Thai)