Friday, September 04, 2009

Closing In On Nice, France: Istanbul Europa Race Nibble

"Even with less than 300 miles to the finish of the first leg of the Istanbul Europa Race, the positioning and posturing is still going on, with no clear benefit or preference on either side of the course as the leaders close on Nice. Michel Desjoyeaux and the crew of Foncia has stolen the theoretical lead by virtue of their gains in the west closer to the island of Sardinia. A small shift and the ability to skirt more around the outside of a blocking bubble of high pressure has been the key to Foncia's gain today." ~ Further Reading

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