13 June 2015

Volvo Ocean Race, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing Leads After 8 Legs

Volvo Ocean Race Overall Standings after 8 Legs graphic
Volvo Ocean Race Overall Standings after 8 Legs - source: volvooceanrace.com
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing Leads Volvo Ocean Race After 8 Legs (see above) Note:  Each team gets the same points as their finishing position, eg first place gets 1 point. All legs count and lowest score overall wins. In-Port Race results are only used in the event of a tie in the overall Race.

Volvo Ocean Race Schedule:
In-Port Race: Sunday, June 14, 2015
Leg 9 start: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Tale of two victories | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - The Leg 8 finish in Lorient will be one to remember, as it brought us two memorable moments that will forever be part of the history of this race. On one hand, Team SCA achieved the first leg victory for a female team in 25 years. And on the other hand, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing essentially clinched the 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race with their podium finish.

Volvo Ocean Race - Thursday early morning and the fleet arrives in Lorient, Brittany, France. The penultimate leg of the race is wrapped up now - time for a French break.

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