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Sebastian Vettel

Schumacher and Vettel team up again for Race of Champions

Sebastian Vettel will team up with compatriot Mick Schumacher in the 2023 edition of the Race of Champions.

Sebastian Vettel and Mick Schumacher will reunite to compete in the 2023 Race of Champions in January.

The event will be Vettel's first race commitment since officially retiring from Formula 1 racing at last month's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The event will also be Schumacher's first race event since signing as Mercedes reserve driver for the 2023 season.

As well as the individual event, both will team up to compete for Team Germany in the ROC Nations Cup.

Competing alongside the German duo are the likes of Mika Hakkinen and Valtteri Bottas (Team Finland), as well as David Coulthard and Jamie Chadwick (Team GB). F2 Champion Felipe Drugovich will also compete.

The combination of Mick Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel competed in the ROC in 2022 and 2019, whilst Vettel won individual events in 2015 and 2019.

Vettel previously competed alongside Michael Schumacher, with Team Germany taking the Nations Cup from 2007 - 2012.

“I’m delighted that Mick will be joining me at the Race Of Champions again – for my first race since my retirement from Formula 1," commented Vettel.

"Neither of us has much experience on snow and ice so it was a steep learning curve in Sweden earlier this year.

"I ended up surprising myself by getting to the individual final against Sébastien Loeb and now I can’t wait to come back and team up with Mick to see if we can take Team Germany all the way to another ROC Nations Cup title.”

The contest takes place in Sweden on the weekend of 28th-29th January.

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