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2010 Race of Champions

2010 Race of Champions
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File:ESPRIT arena in Duesseldorf-Stockum, von Sueden.jpg
The Esprit Arena, the venue for the 2010 Race of Champions.

The 2010 Race of Champions was the 23rd running of the event, and took place over 27–28 November 2010 at the Esprit Arena in Düsseldorf, Germany. It was the first time the event had been held in Germany since 1989, when it was held at the Nürburgring.[1]

Team Germany won a fourth consecutive Nations Cup with Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel defeating Team Britain's Andy Priaulx and Jason Plato 2–1 in the final.[2] In the driver-by-driver Race of Champions itself, Portugal's Filipe Albuquerque defeated multiple World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb 2–1 in the final.[3]

Participants

Country Drivers 2010 series
23x15px23x15px All-Stars Mick Doohan[4] Ex FIM Road Racing
Tanner Foust[5] X Games / Rally America
23x15px Benelux Bertrand Baguette[6] IndyCar Series
Jeroen Bleekemolen[6] ALMS & Porsche Supercup
23x15px France Sébastien Loeb[7] WRC
Alain Prost[8] Andros Trophy / Ex Formula One
23x15px Germany Michael Schumacher[1] Formula One
Sebastian Vettel[1] Formula One
23x15px Great Britain Jason Plato[9] BTCC
Andy Priaulx[10] WTCC
23x15px23x15px Nordic Heikki Kovalainen[11] Formula One
Tom Kristensen[12] Le Mans Series
23x15px Portugal Filipe Albuquerque[13] Italian GT & Superstars Series
Álvaro Parente[13] Superleague Formula & Spanish GT
23x15px United States Carl Edwards[14] NASCAR
Travis Pastrana[15] X Games / Rally America

Cars

ROC Nations Cup

Group stage

Group A

Pos. Team Races Wins Losses Best Team Time Driver Wins Losses Best Time
1 23x15px Great Britain 6 4 2 2:22.3759 23x15px Jason Plato 1 2 1:11.9223
23x15px Andy Priaulx 3 0 1:10.4536
2 23x15px France 6 3 3 2:22.1913 23x15px Alain Prost 1 2 1:11.8307
23x15px Sébastien Loeb 2 1 1:10.3606
3 23x15px23x15px Nordic 6 3 3 2:23.2136 23x15px Heikki Kovalainen 3 0 1:10.9713
23x15px Tom Kristensen 0 3 1:12.2423
4 23x15px Portugal 6 2 4 2:23.7699 23x15px Álvaro Parente 1 2 1:10.8405
23x15px Filipe Albuquerque 1 2 1:12.9294

Group B

Pos. Team Races Wins Losses Best Team Time Driver Wins Losses Best Time
1 23x15px Benelux 6 4 2 2:26.0601 23x15px Bertrand Baguette 3 0 1:12.8820
23x15px Jeroen Bleekemolen 1 2 1:13.1781
2 23x15px Germany 6 3 3 2:24.8746 23x15px Michael Schumacher 2 1 1:12.8815
23x15px Sebastian Vettel 1 2 1:11.9931
3 23x15px23x15px All-Stars 6 3 3 2:25.5769 23x15px Mick Doohan 1 2 1:13.7260
23x15px Tanner Foust 2 1 1:11.8509
4 23x15px United States 6 2 4 2:26.2579 23x15px Carl Edwards 0 3 1:14.4291
23x15px Travis Pastrana 2 1 1:11.8288

Knockout stage

Semi-finals Final
 23x15px Great Britain 2  
 23x15px France 0  
 
     23x15px Great Britain 1
   23x15px Germany 2
 23x15px Benelux 0
 23x15px Germany 2  

Semifinals

Team 1 Time 1 Score Team 2 Time 2 Car
23x15px Great Britain 2–0 23x15px France
Jason Plato 1:15.0992 Alain Prost 1:17.0332 Volkswagen Scirocco
Andy Priaulx 1:09.3941 Sébastien Loeb 1:10.0525 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup
23x15px Benelux 0–2 23x15px Germany
Bertrand Baguette 1:15.0526 Michael Schumacher 1:13.4447 ROC Car
Jeroen Bleekemolen 1:14.0886 Sebastian Vettel 1:11.9271 KTM X-Bow

Final

Team 1 Time 1 Score Team 2 Time 2 Car
23x15px Great Britain 1–2 23x15px Germany
Jason Plato 1:13.4243 Michael Schumacher 1:11.5572 KTM X-Bow
Andy Priaulx 1:14.0864 Sebastian Vettel 1:14.5001 Audi R8 LMS
Andy Priaulx 1:12.8034 Michael Schumacher 1:12.1788 ROC Car

Race of Champions

Group stage

Knockout stage

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
23x15px Sébastien Loeb 1
23x15px Tom Kristensen 0
23x15px Sébastien Loeb 1
23x15px Andy Priaulx 0
23x15px Andy Priaulx 1
23x15px Bertrand Baguette 0
23x15px Sébastien Loeb 1
23x15px Filipe Albuquerque 2
23x15px Filipe Albuquerque 1
23x15px Álvaro Parente 0
23x15px Filipe Albuquerque 1
23x15px Sebastian Vettel 0
23x15px Michael Schumacher 0
23x15px Sebastian Vettel 1

Quarterfinals

Driver 1 Time 1 Car Driver 2 Time 2
23x15px Sébastien Loeb 1:14.7092 ROC Car 23x15px Tom Kristensen 1:14.8440
23x15px Andy Priaulx 1:11.5151 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 23x15px Bertrand Baguette 1:12.7099
23x15px Filipe Albuquerque 1:13.2381 ROC Car 23x15px Álvaro Parente 1:13.5935
23x15px Michael Schumacher 1:11.8648 KTM X-Bow 23x15px Sebastian Vettel 1:11.2882

Semifinals

Driver 1 Time 1 Car Driver 2 Time 2
23x15px Sébastien Loeb 1:09.4713 Audi R8 LMS 23x15px Andy Priaulx 1:10.6438
23x15px Filipe Albuquerque 1:11.2094 KTM X-Bow 23x15px Sebastian Vettel 1:11.3340

Final

Driver 1 Time 1 Car Driver 2 Time 2
23x15px Sébastien Loeb 1:12.6783 ROC Car 23x15px Filipe Albuquerque 1:12.5643
23x15px Sébastien Loeb 1:11.4592 KTM X-Bow 23x15px Filipe Albuquerque 1:11.4827
23x15px Sébastien Loeb 1:12.2498 ROC Car 23x15px Filipe Albuquerque 1:12.0671

References

  1. ^ a b c "Germany to host 2010 Race of Champions". Race of Champions (International Media Productions). 2010-04-26. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  2. ^ Beer, Matt (27 November 2010). "Germany wins Nations' Cup again". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 28 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Beer, Matt (28 November 2010). "Albuquerque takes shock RoC win". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 28 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Gent, James (2010-10-22). "Fan vote to decide RoC participants". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 2010-10-22. 
  5. ^ Beer, Matt (23 November 2010). "Foust completes RoC entry". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 23 November 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "Bleekemolen and Baguette win Benelux vote". Race of Champions (International Media Productions). 10 November 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  7. ^ Elizalde, Pablo (2010-05-24). "Loeb joins 2010 RoC line-up". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  8. ^ "Prost confirmed for Race of Champions". formula1.com (Formula One Administration). 2010-05-19. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  9. ^ "Touring Car star Jason Plato to race for Team GB". Race of Champions (International Media Productions). 8 November 2010. Retrieved 8 November 2010. 
  10. ^ Elizalde, Pablo (2010-06-29). "Priaulx joins 2010 RoC line-up". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  11. ^ Beer, Matt (2010-10-29). "Kovalainen to return to RoC". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 2010-10-29. 
  12. ^ Buckfield, James (2010-06-23). "Kristensen to return to RoC". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  13. ^ a b "Portugal wins ROC South Europe at home in Portimão". Race of Champions (International Media Productions). 2010-08-09. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  14. ^ Beer, Matt (2010-09-17). "Carl Edwards to return to RoC". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 2010-09-17. 
  15. ^ English, Steven (2010-08-13). "Pastrana signs up for RoC return". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 2010-08-13. 

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