Tour of Britain director would be 'staggered' if Tour de France goes ahead

Stage 4 of Tour of Britain
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Mick Bennett, director for the 2.Pro-ranked Tour of Britain said in an interview with ITV on Monday that he is optimistic his race can be held in 2020. The event is scheduled for September 6-13 which puts it in a slot overlapping with the Tour de France. All professional races are still up in the air until the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic is better understood.

With the French government keeping restrictions against mass gatherings in place until the beginning of September, Bennett said he would be "totally staggered if the Tour de France goes ahead".

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