Sir Paul Smith says he's delighted to make the official posters for the Tour de France, as part of the cultural celebrations for the event coming to the UK.
Sir Paul, from Nottingham, was asked by the Culture Secretary and Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid and has designed 3 posters to mark each stage. The race, which starts in Leeds tomorrow, is expected to pass through north Derbyshire on Sunday.
Team Sky's Team Principal, Sir Dave Brailsford, who is from Derbyshire, has said the team's dream is "to win the Tour de France" later this year.
He was speaking at the official Jaguar unveiling of Team Sky's new Pinarello Dogma F8 bike for this year's race.
The new bike will make its competitive debut when Tour de France racing begins on Saturday 5 July.
Birmingham born Dan Martin has won stage nine of the Tour de France in Bagneres-de-Bigorre with Chris Froome retaining the yellow jersey.