MotoGP star Jorge Lorenzo joins bill for London Race of Champions

Yamaha MotoGP star Jorge Lorenzo has joined the line-up for this year's Race of Champions event in London

MotoGP star Jorge Lorenzo joins bill for London Race of Champions

The two-time world champion will be making his ROC return, having previously taken part in the 2012 edition in Bangkok.

There, he partnered Tom Kristensen in an 'All Stars' team in the Nations Cup, making it as far as the semi-finals.

Lorenzo, who currently sits second in the 2015 MotoGP standings, joins motorcycle racing legend Mick Doohan on the list of competitors confirmed for the event at the former Olympic Stadium on November 20-21.

"This is an exciting year in MotoGP and I can now look forward to rounding it off by taking on the world's best drivers at the Race of Champions," said the Spaniard.

"Of course I don't underestimate the challenge of racing them at their own game but I'm glad to see Mick Doohan in the field too.

"We'll both do our best to remind them that bikers can race on four wheels too. I hope the public enjoy it and have fun with all of us.

"Now all that's left is for me to work hard over the rest of the MotoGP season to come to London as a triple world champion rather than a double world champion."

Formula 1's Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo have previously been confirmed for the event, along with 2014 winner David Coulthard, Kristensen and Petter Solberg.

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