Nelson Piquet Jr. adds Race of Champions to busy 2015 schedule

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Nelson Piquet Jr. has won the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship with NEXTEV TCR, is in contention for the Red Bull Global Rallycross championship with SH Rallycross, raced an Indy Lights car for Carlin and tested an IndyCar for Team Penske in 2015.

So why not add the global Race of Champions and its various cars to his incredibly versatile 2015 plate?

Piquet will join countryman Felipe Massa on Team Brazil in the ROC Nations Cup this year. The event is set for November 20-21 at the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the home of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.

For Piquet, it will mark a return to the same city where he won the Formula E crown, London, having done so at Battersea Park.

“It’s been a brilliant year for me and there is no better way of rounding it off than an appearance at the Race Of Champions,” Piquet said in a release.

“I already have plenty of happy memories of London from this year as it was the scene for the FIA Formula E finale in June. That day I had to battle my way through the field and ended up winning the title by a single point so I hope that will be a good omen for the Race Of Champions as well.”