|Grosjean has another reason to smile|
Group A saw champion Ogier dominate, winning all of his races, David Coulthard took two wins to progress. V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup beat Production World Rally Champion Benito Guerra but both finished behind Ogier and Colthard in the group table.
|Priaulx crashed out in spectacular fashion|
Formula One World Champion and Moto GP Champion Sebastien Vettel and Jorge Lorenzo were drawn together in Group C. However, it was the 4 wheel champion who progressed with another 2 wheeled champion in the form of legend Mick Doohan joining Vettel in the quarter finals. Thailand's Tin Sritrai beat both Lorenzo and Doohan but missed out on the quarter finals due to a time penalty.
|Ho-Pin Tung was impressive|
In the Semi Finals, Tom Kristensen defeated David Coulthard whist Romain Grosjean brushed aside Michael Schumacher.
|youth and experience faced off in the final|
Grosjean's win makes him the fourth French ROC winner after Didier Auriol, Sebastien Loeb and 2011 winner Sebastien Ogier and the third first time winner in as many years whilst Tom Kristensen lost out in the final for the second consecutive year.