A trio of British and European Ginetta stars have been named amongst a ten driver shortlist battling it out for a slot in this year’s Race of Champions Skills Challenge presented by TAG Heuer.
Newly-crowned 2015 European Le Mans Series LMP3 champion Charlie Robertson, 2014 Ginetta GT4 Supercup vice-champion David Pittard and 2013 British GT4 champion Rick Parfitt Jnr are amongst the entry.
The ROC Skills Challenge sees drivers tested on a range of driving skills as they set times around an specially designed obstacle course, which includes tricky corners, 360° turns and precision parallel parking.
The diverse list of ROC Factor finalists features endurance GT driver Bradley Philpot, Gymkhana driver Dmitrij Sribnyj, karter Shane Burke, British Hillclimb star Scott Moran, former Nissan GT Academy runner-up Des Foley, Lotus Cup UK front-runner Alex Reed and British GT driver Jamie Stanley.
The winner will take on the likes of Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo in the Skills Challenge, with the winner decided by a public vote on the ROC Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/theraceofchampions
The 2015 Race of Champions will take place in the Olympic Stadium in London on November 20-21, with the Skills Challenge coming on the Friday evening prior to the start of the ROC Nations Cup.