Three Teams Tied for 1st Heading Into Final Leg of Volvo Ocean Race

Friday, June 15, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Sports Team

Team Brunel takes lead at Volvo Ocean Race
With just one leg to go, three teams are in a virtual three-way tie for first place in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race.

Team Brunel of the Netherlands held off Spain’s Team MAPFRE to win leg ten to Gothenburg, Sweden on Thursday.

Brunel’s win gives them 65 points overall, tied with MAPFRE, and they are both just one point ahead of China’s Team Dongfeng.

According to race officials, Dongfeng will likely get a bonus point for the fastest elapsed time, giving them 65 points. 

Winner Take All Leg 11 Begins

Leg 11 of the race from Sweeden to the Netherlands starts on June 21. It is the final leg of the race.

The race will finish on June 30.


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