2004 was the first year that The Race Of Champions moved up to the big league of international stadiums with its debut at the Stade de France in Paris. The switch mate The Race Of Champions much more accessible for fans and took the event to the next level of global prominence. Finland’s Heikki Kovalainen won the individual Race Of Champions and defeated in the semi-final the legendary Michael Schumacher, also making his first ROC appearance. The Finn jumped on to the roof of his Ferrari to celebrate as the 64,000 spectators cheered the surprise young winner.
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|Channel||Race Of Champions|
|Program||On The Line|
|Episode title||ROC Paris 2004 - Highlights|
|Date added||18 January 2021|
|Original date||4 December 2004|
|Production||Race Of Champions|