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Boost your music career with Race Of Champions

Sat 10 October 2015

Boost your music career with Race Of Champions

Boost your music career with Race Of Champions
    • Race Of Champions (ROC) launches ROC Soundtrack, the search for a soundtrack for the ROC London 2015 motor sport spectacle this 20-21 November
    • Unknown acts invited to submit original ROC-inspired soundtracks with chance of being heard by millions across the world
    • MOBO award-winning singer/songwriter and confirmed driver in this year’s ROC Celebrity Skills Challenge presented by TAG Heuer, Ella Eyre, to help judge the finalists
    • Winning track to be played live at the event inside the former Olympic Stadium at Stratford
    • Artist of chosen track also to win VIP tickets to the event, a stay at the Shangri-La hotel in London’s Shard and the opportunity to DJ at the afterparty

 

The end of season motor sport spectacle, the Race Of Champions (ROC), is giving budding DJ/producers and musicians a unique opportunity to have their original track heard by millions with its new ROC Soundtrack competition.

Taking place in front of the crowds at the former Olympic Stadium in Stratford London over 20-21 November, the event will be televised live to viewers around the world, where the winning track will be played throughout, giving the type of money-can’t-buy exposure upcoming talent can only dream about.

MOBO award-winning singer/songwriter Ella Eyre, who has today been confirmed as one of the drivers to compete in the ROC Celebrity Skills Challenge presented by TAG Heuer against the likes of Olympians Chris Hoy and Ben Ainslie at this year’s event, has also lent her support to the competition, taking a role in judging the finalists.

“It’s great that an event as big as this is helping to discover up-and-coming music talent,” said Eyre.

“These are the sorts of opportunities any young artist needs. It’s a test for musicians and producers to work to a brief too, getting the right vibe for motor sport, hitting the right tempo and still making a track that people want to hear. It’s the type of thing I would have jumped at!”

The only stipulations for entries are that tracks must be the artist’s own work, must include the words ‘ROC’ and ‘Race Of Champions’ and should be less than three minutes long.

The artist that meets those criteria and is judged to be the best will not only win fantastic levels of exposure, they will also receive:

      • 4x VIP tickets to the Race Of Champions
      • A one-night stay in the Shangri-La hotel in London’s Shard
      • Opportunity to DJ for a 30 minute slot at the exclusive afterparty



With big names in the motor sport world such as four-time F1 Champion Sebastian Vettel, reigning ROC Champion of Champions David Coulthard and Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo all taking part, and a host of celebrities joining in the fun, it will be an event not to forget, especially for the winning ROC Soundtrack artist.

For more details about how to enter visit www.raceofchampions.com.



Notes to Editors: Tickets for ROC 2015 in London are now available via www.ticketmaster.co.uk/roc. For access to rights-free high-resolution imagery and to keep up with all the latest news ahead of this year’s event please visit www.raceofchampions.com, Race Of Champions on Facebook plus @raceofchampions and #ROCLondon on Twitter.



Drivers confirmed for the 2015 Race Of Champions:

      • Sebastian VETTEL, four-time Formula 1 World Champion
      • Tom KRISTENSEN, nine-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner
      • Petter SOLBERG, World Rallycross Champion 2014, World Rally Champion 2003
      • David COULTHARD, reigning ROC Champion of Champions
      • Mick DOOHAN, five-time 500cc MotoGP World Champion
      • Daniel RICCIARDO, three-time Formula 1 grand prix winner
      • Jorge LORENZO, double MotoGP World Champion
      • Nico HÜLKENBERG, F1 star and 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours winner
      • Nelson PIQUET Jr, reigning FIA Formula E Champion
      • Felipe MASSA, 11-time Formula 1 grand prix winner
      • Jason PLATO, double British Touring Car Champion
      • Susie WOLFF, Williams Martini Racing Official Test Driver



Drivers confirmed for the ROC Celebrity Skills Challenge presented by TAG Heuer:

    • Chris HOY, six-time Olympic gold medallist in cycling
    • Ben AINSLIE, four-time Olympic gold medallist in sailing
    • Ella EYRE, MOBO Award-winning singer/songwriter

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