VIDEO: Tour chief hails town link up

Welcome to Yorkshire chief Gary Verity has hailed the impact next year’s cycle race will have on Scarborough and Bridlington.

Mr Verity was speaking at the launch of the Tour de Yorkshire in Leeds on Monday.

Full details of the route will be revealed on January 21, but the race is expected to become a flagship cycling event with an outstanding place in the international calendar including international teams.

Scarborough and Bridlington will both be host ‘cities’ for the event in May.