Cycling stars Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins race through the region
Thousands of people lined the streets of Nottingham today as the second stage of the Tour of Britain started at the castle.
Olympic gold medalist Bradley Wiggins takes part in the Tour of Britain today, with Nottingham Castle hosting the second leg.
For the latest on today's Tour of Britain finale, visit the ITV Meridian website, as the final stage takes place in Surrey.
The cycle race passed through Nottingham and Staffordshire earlier this week.
Earlier this week the cycle race set off from Nottingham, before going through Derbyshire, and on to Staffordshire en route to Knowsley near Liverpool.
Today people in Stoke where able to get a glimpse of some of the biggest names in the sport.
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Marc De Maar for United Health Care has won Stage 5 of the Tour of Britain in Stoke-on-Trent. Sep Vanmarcke came second with Boy Van Poppel in third.
Mark Cavendish finished more than 8 minutes behind and has lost the overall lead.
Mark Cavendish is currently struggling at the back of the peloton on Stage 5 of the Tour of Britain.