Daniel Ricciardo will become the latest Formula 1 race winner to compete in the annual Race of Champions event, this year to be held in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park stadium.

The Red Bull Racing driver, who won three races en route to third in the overall standings last season, will strive for individual glory in the end-of-year event before representing Australia in the Nations' Cup, where he will be teamed with motorcycling legend Mick Doohan.

Doohan is a 'veteran' of the RoC having competed on six occasions, but this will be Ricciardo's first time at the event. Previous winners include Ricciardo's former team-mate Sebastian Vettel, who has already confirmed his place in the growing line-up.

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"It's an honour to be invited to the Race Of Champions and I'm really looking forward to racing inside the tight confines of London's former Olympic Stadium. It will be very different to what I'm used to in Formula 1 but I can't wait to try out ROC's wide range of cars in quick succession. It looks like a serious challenge but I'm ready for anything.

"It's also very special to be able to represent my country, especially as team-mate to someone like Mick Doohan. The word 'legend' is overused in sport but Mick is one of the few who genuinely deserve it. What he's achieved is incredible and I've seen he's a mean competitor on four wheels too. Now we need as many Europe-based Aussies as possible to come to London to cheer us on, then let's see what we can do."

After being held in Barbados last year, the Race of Champions will return to European soil in 2015 and will be held in the stadium that famously hosted London's 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.