February 4th, 2022

Rallycross experts on standby

Three rallycross experts are on standby for an emergency mission at this year's Race Of Champions.

Photo: Race Of Champions

According to the organizer, the three rallycross drivers Andreas Bakkerud (Norway), Anton Marklund (Sweden) and Timo Scheider (Germany) are on site in Pite Havsbad, Sweden as reserve drivers.

Due to the still present Corona situation, the organizer has also scheduled Emma Kimilainen (Finland) and the yet to be found winner of this year’s eROC as additional backups, should any of the previous participants have travel or infection problems.

Drivers competing at the 2022 Race Of Champions World Final

Sebastian Vettel – four-time F1 World Champion

Mick Schumacher – FIA F2 and F3 Champion

Jimmie Johnson – seven-time NASCAR Cup Champion

Mika Hakkinen – double F1 World Champion

Valtteri Bottas – winner of 10 F1 grands prix

Sébastien Loeb – nine-time World Rally Champion

Tom Kristensen – nine-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner

Johan Kristoffersson – four-time FIA World Rallycross Champion

Petter Solberg – FIA World Rally and World Rallycross Champion

Oliver Solberg – rising WRC star

Mattias Ekström – double DTM Champion and World Rallycross Champion

Helio Castroneves – four-time Indy 500 Winner

Colton Herta – youngest IndyCar Series race winner

Didier Auriol – 1994 World Rally Champion; four-time ROC Champion of Champions

Benito Guerra – reigning ROC Champion of Champions

Timmy Hansen – FIA World Rallycross Champion

David Coulthard – winner of 13 F1 grands prix

Jamie Chadwick – double W Series Champion

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