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Voeckler aims to race again this season

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Thomas Voeckler (Europcar)

Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) (Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)
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Team Europcar's Cyril Gautier and Thomas Voeckler in the day's breakaway

Team Europcar's Cyril Gautier and Thomas Voeckler in the day's breakaway (Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)
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Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) after a mechanical

Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) after a mechanical (Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) has said that he hopes to return to racing before the end of this season after suffering a broken collarbone as a result of a collision with a car. The incident occurred prior to Tuesday’s first stage of the Tour du Limousin.

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Peter Cossins has written about professional cycling since 1993 and is a contributing editor to Procycling. He is the author of The Monuments: The Grit and the Glory of Cycling's Greatest One-Day Races (Bloomsbury, March 2014) and has translated Christophe Bassons' autobiography, A Clean Break (Bloomsbury, July 2014). 

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