Weekly Race Summary 27 EN - Leg 8 Wk 3

ID

509674

SHOOT DATE

11 May 2018

PRODUCTION COMPANY

VOR

DESCRIPTION
After 15 days at sea the Volvo Ocean Race fleet concluded Leg 8 in Newport, RI, a city with a rich sailing history and host of the Race for the second consecutive time. The 5,600 nautical miles leg came down to the wire with all seven teams finishing within just over 3 hours - and the first two with just one minute difference.

This week we cover
-The thrilling, last-minute come back of MAPFRE stealing 1st place from Team Brunel;
-Disappointment of Dongfeng Race Team who relinquished leg podium and overall leading position;
-Warm welcome in Newport to the fleet and local team Vestas 11th Hour Racing.
SHOTLIST
Duration 06:12 - script attached:
https://bit.ly/2jNJGTi
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Contact

  • Television Volvo Ocean Race
    Broadcast team
    Spain
    0034 966 011 100
  • Sabina Mollart Rogerson
    Head of News - Sunset+Vine
    United Kingdom
    +44 207 258 6800
    +44 7922 140148
  • Gloria Schiavi
    TV News & Broadcast Relations Coordinator
    Spain
    +34 966 011 100