Thomas Voeckler put in a stellar performance to claim the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire after last year's bitter-sweet third place. The Frenchman made hay of the queen stage from Middlesbrough to Scarborough with another of his signature rides. The 36-year-old jumped clear with Nicolas Roche 5 km before the line and outsprinted his breakaway companion to grab both the stage win and the overall victory. Voeckler was crowned champion of the second edition with 6'' to spare on Roche and 16'' on...
The third and final day is the stage of Captain Cook, starting in his birthplace of Middlesbrough and finishing in the famous family seaside town of Scarborough. This stage will appeal to climbers as it includes six King of the Mountain classifications (KOM) over a 198km distance.
The stage in pictures
Tour de Yorkshire - 01/05/2016 - Troisième étape : Middlesbrough / Scarborough (198km) - Royaume-Uni - Thomas VOECKLER (DIRECT ENERGIE), Nathan HAAS (TEAM DIMENSION DATA), et Adam YATES (ORICA GREENEDGE) sur le podium. © Charlotte GRAHAM / ASO
Middlesbrough / Scarborough
Middlesbrough is the leisure, retail and business heart of Teesside, with a rich heritage and ambitious plans. The town's most famous son is explorer James Cook, whose...
Jersey wearers after the stage 3
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