CHRIS FROOME WINS YELLOW ... JAG
Pedalling a bike across France for three weeks in searing heat does have its benefits
connoisseur's choice!) has been wrapped in a specially adapted yellow and black version of the Team Sky livery and presented to him on his victory in this year's Tour. And, yes, keen pedallers though some of us at PH may be, the idea of ragging an F-Type up Ventoux does appeal more than riding a bike up it. And offers the seed of an idea. Hello, is that the Jaguar press office...?
Froome's customised F-Type should at least help him stand out in his Monaco home and sees him join a list of pro cyclists with an appetite for fast cars, including McLaren 12C owner Mark Cavendish (also customised in ... 'Cavendish Green', natch) and occasional Radical racer Chris Hoy. And should prove as entertaining in all those coastal tunnels as it will on the hairpins up into the mountains.