Australian motorsport ace Mark Webber has confirmed he will take part in this year’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100.
The ex-Formula 1 star, who twice won the British Grand Prix and is back at Silverstone this weekend (8-10 July) as part of the Channel 4 presenting team for the 2016 race, is riding for the London Youth charity.
Webber, 39, will be riding alongside more F1 royalty in the shape of Paul and Dylan Stewart, the son and grandson of Jackie Stewart.
Other famous faces taking part in the mass participation event on Sunday 31 July include RnB star Lemar, 2013 X Factor winner Sam Bailey, comedian Hugh Dennis, England’s World Cup winning rugby captain Martin Johnson and former England cricket captain Allan Lamb.
Double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes and radio DJ and TV presenter Jo Whiley will be among those riding the new Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 which is designed as a first mass participation sportive for novice cyclists and also takes place on 31 July.
The full media release from organisers Prudential RideLondon is available here.