Win a seat in the Tour de Yorkshire race car!

Enjoy the best seat in the house for the thrilling Tour de Yorkshire
Enjoy the best seat in the house for the thrilling Tour de Yorkshire

Here’s your chance to be involved like no-one else in the Tour de Yorkshire with an incredible prize that money can’t buy.

We’ve teamed up with race chiefs and Doncaster Council to offer one lucky reader the chance to get up close to the drama and excitement of the sporting spectacular.

And that’s because we are giving YOU and a guest of your choice the chance to take up a seat inside one of the two high-speed race cars which will accompany the riders along the whole length of stage two of the Tour route between Otley and Doncaster.

The car, a top-of-the-range Mercedes, will form part of the fleet of vehicles that will accompany pro riders along the length of the route.

The two lucky winners will enjoy the thrill of speeding along the course with a professional driver amongst buzzing crowds and breath-taking scenery.

Doncaster Council, in partnership with the Free Press, Welcome to Yorkshire and race organisers Amaury Sport Organisation, have teamed up to offer this stunning once in a lifetime prize.

In order to stand a chance of winning, we want to know who in Doncaster is most excited for the Tour de Yorkshire - so get your thinking caps on and tell us!

Whether it’s a photo of you kitted out in full cycling gear, a poem about the activities in your local area or a sketch of your fantastic land-art and decoration ideas, we want to hear from you.

A panel of judges will select one lucky winner, who can take a guest with them on the unforgettable trip.

All you have to do to stand a chance of winning is send us your name, address and daytime phone number - together with your drawing, poem, letter etc. Text entries must be no longer than 300 words.

Entries should be sent by post to: Tour de Yorkshire Competition, Editorial Department, Doncaster Free Press, 39 Printing Office Street, Doncaster, DN1 1TP. Alternatively, entries can be emailed to

Terms and condition:

All entrants must be 18 or over.

Deadline for entries is Friday 22 April 2016, winners will be notified by Monday, April 25

The competition winner and guest will be given free transport to the start of the race in Otley on Saturday 30 April 2016, times to be confirmed.

They will need to make their own travel arrangements for returning home after the race has finished.

Competition entrants should be no longer than 300 words if text.