Race Of Champions (ROC) announced today the distribution plans for a 48-minute production featuring the premier personalities and memorable action that have made the annual RACE OF CHAMPIONS a defining event for drivers and global audiences. Available to a number of international markets through Apple iTunes, Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, Vimeo and Motorsport.tv starting December 15, 2020, On The Line is the first in a planned series of documentaries from ROC and provides personal accounts of the role risk plays at the top level of sport. It takes viewers from the early days and influence of the World Rally Championship through generations of superstars from Formula 1, NASCAR, Le Mans, IndyCar, before putting the spotlight on the emerging talents coming up through the ranks of sim racing. Viewers hear first-hand from Sebastian Vettel, David Coulthard, Tom Kristensen, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Sebastian Loeb, Travis Pastrana and many more of the champions that have left their mark on the world of racing. “For a long time, we’ve wanted to tell more of the ROC story. This is just a taste of it, our first dive into more than three decades of archived footage,” said Race Of Champions co-founder, Fredrik Johnsson. On The Line will be made available through additional streaming platforms and in a number of translations.
About Race Of Champions: The ultimate showdown in motorsports, Race Of Champions (ROC) brings together many of the world’s greatest drivers from motorsport’s major disciplines —from Formula 1 and NASCAR to LeMans, Rally X, MotoGP and IndyCar— and sets them free to battle head-to-head in identical machinery to seek out the answer to the one question that truly matters…Who is the fastest of them all? Since 1988, ROC has been hosted in some of the world’s most prestigious venues including Beijing’s Bird’s Nest and London’s Olympic stadiums, Stade de France in Paris, Wembley Stadium in London, Miami’s Marlins Park, Foro Sol in Mexico plus a wide range of exotic locations all over the world from Bangkok to Barbados to Riyadh. The event enjoys a rich record of attracting global superstars from every corner of motorsport. Formula 1 World Champions Sebastian Vettel, Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button have raced against NASCAR stars Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Busch brothers Kyle and Kurt, IndyCar’s Juan Pablo Montoya and Ryan Hunter-Reay, World Rally greats Sébastien Loeb, Sébastien Ogier and Colin McRae, as well as prominent figures from other classes including record Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen, X Games legend Travis Pastrana plus MotoGP icons Mick Doohan, Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi.