Brett Lancaster of Orica Green Edge has retired following a crash early in Stage 5 of the Tour of Britain. The stage began in Stoke-on-Trent.
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.