One year after the Olympic Games, The Race Of Champions was held for the first time out of Europe, in the iconic Beijing’s Birds Nest Stadium. Mattias Ekström completed his third victory in Race Of Champions, defeating Michael Schumacher in the final - just as he had two years earlier at Wembley. But again Schumacher didn’t go home without silverware as he and Sebastian Vettel won the ROC Nations Cup for the third time for Team Germany. This time defeating the British team represented by Jenson Button and Andy Priaulx.
Watch the official Race of Champions documentary On The Line! Available to rent or buy on Motorsport.tv!
|Channel||Race Of Champions|
|Program||On The Line|
|Episode title||ROC Beijing 2009 - ROC Weekend Best of|
|Date added||15 January 2021|
|Original date||4 November 2009|
|Production||Race Of Champions|