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Schumacher confirmed for Race of Champions

ESPN Staff
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Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel have won the last six Nations' Cups at the Race of Champions © Getty Images

Michael Schumacher has confirmed he will take part in this year's Race of Champions for Team Germany.

Schumacher has won the last six Nations' Cup titles at the Race of Champions, securing victory alongside Sebastian Vettel on each occasion. With the pair victorious in Bangkok last year Schumacher says the pair will attempt to repeat the feat in 2013 as he looks to match the number of Formula One world championships he has won.

"I announced after last year that I wanted to come back to win again," Schumacher said. "Both Sebastian and I are competitive guys and once we are sitting in any car and the visor goes down we just want to be first over the finishing line. The fact that it will be the seventh title this year makes it even more interesting, at least for me. So be prepared for a hot Team Germany to enter the ROC Nations Cup."

Schumacher retired from Formula One for a second time at the end of 2012 after a three-year comeback with Mercedes.