Leimer signs up for Race of Champions
28 November 2013 – Newly-crowned GP2 Champion Fabio Leimer has signed up for next month's Race of Champions.
The 24-year-old Swiss, who beat Britain's Sam Bird to the feeder series title, has never taking part in the end-of-season competition before, and joins the likes of Michael Schumacher, Tom Kristensen and Sébastien Ogier on the 2013 roster.
"I am very excited about this invitation to the 2013 Race of Champions and I would like to say a big thank you to the ROC organisers. This will be my first time at a ROC event so it will be an honour to be there and I am already looking forward to the duels with the very biggest names in motor sport."
The event takes place at Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium from December 14-15.
Drivers confirmed for the 2013 Race of Champions:
Michael SCHUMACHER, seven-time Formula 1 World Champion
Tom KRISTENSEN, nine-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner, FIA WEC Champion 2013
Sébastien OGIER, World Rally Champion 2013
Jamie WHINCUP, V8 Supercar Champion 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008
Narain KARTHIKEYAN, Formula 1 driver and ROC Asia Champion 2012
Karun CHANDHOK, Formula 1 driver and ROC Asia Champion 2012
David COULTHARD, 13-time Formula 1 grand prix winner
Susie WOLFF, development driver for the Williams F1 team
Mattias EKSTRÖM, DTM ace and triple ROC Champion of Champions
Mick DOOHAN, five-time 500cc MotoGP World Champion
Fabio LEIMER, GP2 Series Champion 2013