Champions prepare to race through streets

Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses. The Wiggins team in city EMN-150906-170228009
Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses. The Wiggins team in city EMN-150906-170228009

Olympic and Paralympic champions are preparing to race through Peterborough streets as activities around the Pearl Izumi Tour Series begin.

British medal winning stars including Joanna Rowsell and Dame Sarah Storey will be part of the Matrix Fitness UK women’s tour, which will begin at 5.30pm in Cathedral Square.

The men’s race, including Olympic champion Ed Clancey and a team run by cycling superstar Sir Bradley Wiggins, starts at 7.30pm.

Events have already started, including a pedal cart race for Peterborough businesses earlier this afternoon.

Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses.Top womens team WNT riders Brett Tait, Charline Joiner, Jo Tinley and Lydia Boylan EMN-150906-170242009

Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses.Top womens team WNT riders Brett Tait, Charline Joiner, Jo Tinley and Lydia Boylan EMN-150906-170242009

Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses. Teams on ther podium EMN-150906-170215009

Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses. Teams on ther podium EMN-150906-170215009

Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses. Winners  Perkins Engines Noel Toone, Al Dales, Andy Keen and Wayne Bradley EMN-150906-170158009

Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses. Winners Perkins Engines Noel Toone, Al Dales, Andy Keen and Wayne Bradley EMN-150906-170158009

Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses EMN-150906-170132009

Tour Series 2015 Peterborough City Centre. KMX kart racing by local businesses EMN-150906-170132009