Formula 1's most well known commentator, Murray Walker will get back behind the microphone next weekend for the Race of Champions event at Wembley Stadium.
Murray will be on-hand for Sky Sports'
live coverage of the extravaganza, as the likes of Michael Schumacher, Jenson Button
and David Coulthard
compete on a purpose-built race track under the famous arch.
“The Race of Champions is a brilliant concept and it's going to be a fantastic occasion,” he noted. “The driver line-up is great and the venue unique. I'm raring to get into the Sky Sports
“The prospect of seeing Michael Schumacher back in the seat is mouth-watering. I also can't wait to see how the likes of Jenson Button, David Coulthard
and Andy Priaulx get on against him too.”Sky Sports'
live coverage will be presented by Georgie Thompson, who presents A1 Grand Prix on Sky
, as well as Sky Sports News
“We've got motorsport legends on the track, and now we've got one in the commentary box,” said Thompson. “I can't wait to work alongside Murray on what should be an unforgettable day of motorsport.”
The Race of Champions was created in 1998 and features a multitude of drivers from various formats, racing one another in identical cars on a parallel track to determine a 'Champion of Champions'.
Over 16 drivers will compete in a series of knockout heats in their own division to determine their class champion. Then in a shootout to determine who is the master of motorsport, the winners from the two divisions go head to head in a super final.