21 September 2013

USA stays alive, wins Race 13 of the America's Cup, Press Conference LIVE video


America's Cup Press Conference LIVE Friday (Sept 20) video above (Point Standings after Race 13: NZ 8; USA 3; first team to 9 points wins the Cup)

Oracle Team USA stayed alive, winning Race 13 Friday in lighter air. Emirates Team New Zealand led at Mark 1 but was penalized on the first downwind leg as Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA closed the gap and had right of way. Racing continues Saturday, September 21, with Races 14 and 15 scheduled starting at  1:15 pm PT (US), 4:15 pm ET (US), 8:15 pm UTC, LIVE (virtual eye and audio) at americascup.virtualeye.tv. More info at americascup.com., New Zealand needs just one more win to take the Auld Mug back to Auckland, New Zealand.  More info at americascup.com. Race Replays at: http://www.youtube.com/user/AmericasCup/videos


Ainslie First Time Tactician - Tactician Ben Ainslie on ORACLE TEAM USA's performance, and his childhood dreams of racing in the America's Cup. (Published September 19, 2013)

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Sailing-Oracle trips up N. Zealand, wins America's Cup race 12
Reuters
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