The Dutch-based squad is losing its main sponsor after this season and will fold
Hoogerland was motorpacing in preparation for the Tour Méditerranéen when a turning car struck him
A year after a France Television car forced him into a barbed wire, Hoogerland still seeking damages
Dutch hardman was struck by a car and thrown through a barbed-wire fence in 2011 Tour
Johnny Hoogerland gained a new legion of fans for his heroic ride to claim the KOM jersey after a television car blasted him off the road and into a barbed wire fence. With blood pouring from his legs and backside, Hoogerland soldiered on to the finish of stage 9, where he first went on stage, in tears, to receive his jersey, before being loaded into an ambulance for a ride to the hospital where he received 33 stitches.
AURILLAC, France (AFP) – Team Sky's Spanish rider Juan Antonio Flecha, who was hit by an overtaking France TV car during the Tour de France, has expressed his regret that the driver had not come to say sorry for causing the accident.