V8 Supercars star Jamie Whincup to return to Race of Champions

V8 Supercars championship leader Jamie Whincup will return to the Race of Champions for the 2013 event

V8 Supercars star Jamie Whincup to return to Race of Champions

Whincup, a four-time V8 champion, made his RoC debut in Bangkok last year.

Paired with motorcycle racing legend Mick Doohan in Team Australia, the duo reached the semi-finals of the Nations' Cup element.

"I really enjoyed my time in Bangkok last year and will use the experience I learnt in my rookie year to be more competitive this year," said Whincup.

"My biggest weakness last year was getting my head around a left-hand-drive car so I am already on the lookout for a car here in Australia to gain some extra practice."

The 2013 RoC takes place in Bangkok's Rajamangala Stadium on December 14-15.

Other drivers confirmed for the event include Michael Schumacher, Tom Kristensen and Sebastien Ogier.

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