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Race of Champions in Germany presented this weekend

Almost all series of motorsport have closing their activities in 2011, the stage is set for some prestigious events that will succeed by the end of year festivities.

The first of these competitions took place this weekend then that will be presented the twenty-fourth edition of the Race of Champions.

Created in 1988 by the former vice-world champion rally Michele Mouton and Fredrik Jonsson spouse, this competition was intended to cause a challenge between Formula 1 drivers and rally. But in 2004, when the ordeal migrated to stadiums, Paris, London, Beijing and now Dusseldorf, in central Germany, the drivers road racing world notoriety and one or two stars WRC became the sole prompts organizers.

Race of Champions offers very short elimination races, two drivers at the same time on the course, with the stopwatch to break the tie. The Nations Cup, as the same principle but the drivers are reunited by their nationality, preceded the Race of Champions itself to schedule.

This year, there are among the registered Sebastian Vettel, Michael Schumacher, Jenson Button, the DTM champion Martin Tomczyk, the American driver Travis Pastrana, Sebastien Ogier, etc..

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