42ND GRAND PRIX BAD HOMBURG - VIRTUAL CRIT RACE

YURIY RYASHKO - 07/30/2021

As in the previous year, Bad Homburg's open criterium road race will run virtually, in its 42nd edition, on Sunday, August 1st, 2021 5:00 p.m. CEST on ROUVY. The special guests will be Nils Politt from Bora-Hansgrohe and John Degenkolb from Lotto-Soudal. 

In these times of the Corona pandemic, the RSC Bad Homburg and the mayor of the city of Bad Homburg have come up with this alternative race format again, following last year's great success and remarkable attendance.

 

 

Everybody can and is welcome to participate. For free. (Link for an additional 14 Days Free ROUVY Trial)

Ambitious, amateur athletes and specially invited World Tour pro riders, this year's Tour de France stage winner, Nils Politt (Bora-Hansgrohe) and “Local Hero”, John Degenkolb (Lotto-Soudal), will join and fight in this virtual crit race. The race will be on the filmed, real but virtually augmented, race course of 40 km (25 laps).

 

 
Broadcast

You are welcome to follow and watch the event that will be live-streamed on the YouTube channel here

Although the colorful cycling festival on Kaiser-Friedrich-Promenade is canceled in the real world - virtually everyone can still enjoy the great atmosphere and excitement on your home screen. As in the previous year, Robert Bengsch will be the anchorman and commentator; he also commentates for major cycling events such as the Tour de France at Eurosport TV.

 

Registration

Bad Homburg's Mayor Alexander Hetjes strongly supports this form of "Corona safe" sports event. The organizers Moritz Dick and Friedrich Uwe Janovszki are again very happy to present this high-class cycling competition.

The race is open for registration HERE

 

Other details, in German, are on www.grandprixbadhomburg.de

 

 

About event organizer

The RSC Bad Homburg is the local cycling club for professional and amateur cyclists in the Frankfurt Rhein-Main urban area, Germany. 

https://www.rsc-bad-homburg.de/

 

Vaccination is an all-time topic. We support this! Please visit our charity site: 

https://www.endpolio.org/

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