The McLaren driver, Jenson Button, will be the seventh Formula 1 driver to dispute the November 20 and 21 Race of Champions 2015. It will not be the first occasion on which the british participate in this event that usually put an end to the year car (although this edition will be held a week before the GP of Abu Dhabi). I already did it in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011. The first two appearances of the Button in this competition were in London, a city that will host the test in 2015: “I can’t wait to get back in the Race of Champions again, and especially for running at home, in the Olympic Stadium of London”, stated in words gathered by the official website of Formula 1.
The world champion of 2009 will be flying in the main event and also in the team race. Will represent Great Britain in the duel of nations, next to the pilot of the Endurance World Championship (WEC), Alex Buncombe: “I look forward to being a companion of Alex. it is Always a very special event, with a good atmosphere. In these races you race with riders of your own discipline and others around the world. We have the opportunity to meet with old friends, and make new friends from the different categories of the engine, so that we enjoy inside and outside of the track”.
The mate Fernando Alonso is keen to appear in the Olympic Park Queen Elizabeth: “it is Always very fun, everyone puts the goal in giving a good show to the fans and, of course, we just want to be a little calm before you give it all uploaded to the car to take the exit. Germany we beat at Wembley in 2007 and 2008, so it is about time that we get now that we’re going to compete on the other side of London“.
Seven drivers present at the Race of Champions 2015
Button has been the last announcement of the long list of drivers present in Formula 1 that will compete in this ‘Race of Champions’. Romain Grosjean, champion of champions 2012, try to repeat title. Sebastian Vettel and Hulkenberg will team for Germany (the Ferrari man has won up to six times the Nations Cup next to Michael Schumacher). In addition, Felipe Massa, Daniel Ricciardo, and Susie Wolff will also be in London. The pilot of Williams, for his part, will close not only the season, but his career in motorsport.