Tour de France 2014 in North Yorkshire
6:01am 3rd January 2014
2014 sets to be an excting year for North Yorkshire after winning the bid to host the launch of the Tour de France.
The cycling race will start in Leeds on the 5th of July, passing through picturesque countryside before arriving in Harrogate.
The second stage of the competition will start in York and head towards Sheffield.
James Brennen from York Racecourse explains why York is suitable to stage such a sporting event, and what it will bring to the area.
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