Hammer returns to Limburg following successful kick off in Stavanger
Limburg, Netherlands – The world's best pro-cycling teams are preparing to go all out against each other for the second weekend in-a-row as the Hammer Series moves from Norway to the Netherlands.
Hammer Series racing is all about the team - there are no individual prizes - with each event featuring three races over three days. The Hammer Climb, Hammer Sprint and Hammer Chase are designed to test every facet of bike racing and the strongest team is sure to come out on top.
Another weekend of superb #hammerseries action at @hammerlimburg commences with the Hammer Climb at 5pm CET on Friday. Check out this explainer guide to how @HammerSeries races work 🔨🔨🔨 pic.twitter.com/wjv23wg512— Velon CC (@VelonCC) May 31, 2018
Watch the action
But how can you join the excitement if you are not lucky enough to be at the race? Live coverage, results and in-race data will be streamed live on Facebook, Twitter and Daily Motion free of charge as the action unfolds.
Last weekend's opening event in Stavanger pulled in a huge number of fans across the globe on social media.
For full details on where else you can watch, visit the Hammer Series website.
⚡️Climb, Sprint, Chase! Three incredible days of high intensity race action at @HammerStavanger is complete! Check out some of the ‘best bits’ from our on-bike cameras!#HammerSeries #BattleoftheTeams pic.twitter.com/2xaGeGnvrV— Hammer Series (@HammerSeries) May 28, 2018
Mitchelton-SCOTT triumph at Hammer Stavanger
Mitchelton-SCOTT produced yet another world-class performance to triumph in the Hammer Chase at Hammer Stavanger and achieve a clean sweep of victories. The Australian team won Friday's Hammer Climb, Saturday's Hammer Sprint and powered to victory in a time of 53'47" in Sunday's Hammer Chase with some serious power by Cameron Meyer.
#HammerSeries @HammerStavanger - A sample of Cameron Meyer's data as @MitcheltonSCOTT ride a fantastic Hammer Chase. They worked as a well-functioning unit, everyone taking their turn at front, keeping tempo until the line to win by a significant margin. #FeeltheBurn pic.twitter.com/Kgpat29Uy3— Hammer Series (@HammerSeries) May 27, 2018
Infront, as the co-owner, is responsible for media and sponsorship sales for the Hammer Series on an international basis as well for the TV production. Furthermore, it is handling together with Velon the event - as well as the brand management for the entire event series. An integral part of this joint collaboration was also the strategic concept and development of the Hammer Series with its new and attractive race format.
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