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Dongfeng Race Team takes early lead in Volvo Ocean Race

Sunday, November 05, 2017 - 01:33

The Dongfeng Race Team makes an impressive start from Lisbon in Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race to take an early lead

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SHOWS: LISBON, PORTUGAL (NOVEMBER 5, 2017) (VOLVO OCEAN RACE VNR - ACCESS ALL) 1. VARIOUS OF START OF RACE 2. BOATS GOING UNDER BRIDGE 3. VIEW OF BOATS PAST BIRDGE 4. VARIOUS OF DONGFENG TEAM 5. AERIAL VIEW OF BOATS 6. AERIAL VIEW OF DONGFENG 7. VARIOUS AERIAL VIEWS OF BOATS RACING 8. DONGFENG BOAT APPROACHING BRIDGE 9. VIEW OF DONGFENG TEAM FAR AHEAD OF OPPOSING BOATS 10. DONGFENG TEAM MEMBER JUMPS OFF BOAT 11. TEAM BRUNEL 12. TEAM AKZONOBEL STORY: The Dongfeng Race Team produced a strong start to take an early lead in the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday (November 5). Day one of the second leg of the race began in the picturesque waters off Lisbon, Portugal, with the seven teams facing a 7,000 nautical mile journey to Cape Town, South Africa. Dongfeng Race Team, skippered by Charles Chaudrier, opened up an impressive 0.2 nautical mile lead after just an hour of racing from Team Brunel. Vestas 11th Hour Racing, winner of the first leg from Alicante to Lisbon, was back in fifth, already 1.6 nautical miles behind Dongfeng Race Team. The Volvo Ocean Race consists of eleven legs, with the finish set for The Hague, Netherlands, on June 30 next year. POSITIONS IN LEG 2 AT 1500GMT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5: 1. Dongfeng Race Team 2. Team Brunel +0.2nm 3. MAPFRE + 0.6 4. Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag +0.9 5. Vestas 11th Hour Racing +1.6 6. Turn the Tide on Plastic +1.8 7. team AkzoNobel +1.8

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Dongfeng Race Team takes early lead in Volvo Ocean Race

Sunday, November 05, 2017 - 01:33