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Volvo Race - Team Brunel leads

 
Bouwe Bekking's Team Brunel takes lead of Leg 10 from MAPFRE

At just before 01:00 UTC on Thursday, Brunel passed Dongfeng to take second spot – and now has the leg 10 lead to complete a huge 24-hour comeback at a crucial point in the race.

On the Race's penultimate leg, Brunel know that if they can take the win, it could set up a grandstand Leg 11 with the three leading boats all on the same points.

The first boats are expected to arrive in Gothenburg tonight Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

Leg 10 Positions as at 19:30 UTC on Thursday 14 June:

1. Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking) MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández) -- distance to finish -- 26 nautical miles
2. MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández) + 0.6 nm
3. Team AkzoNobel (Simeon Tienpont) + 7.2 nm
4. Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier) + 13 nm
5. Turn The Tide on Plastic (Dee Caffari) + 15 nm
6. Vestas 11th Hour Racing (Charlie Enright) + 20 nm
7. Sun Hung Kai Scallywag (David Witt) + 65 nm

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