The Global Cycling Network‘s Facebook page is offering the race live for most of Europe, a first for many countries. Other notable live broadcasters for the race include NBCSN for the US, L’Équipe La Chaine in France, Ziggo Sport in the Netherlands and the TV2 stations in Denmark and Norway.
There are 10-6-4″ at finishes and 3-2-1″ at intermediate sprints, two per stage. Timing and results of this race are undertaken by Matsport.
The Movistar Team has finished twice as runner-up overall in the TDU, with Alejandro Valverde (2012), Javi Moreno (2013) and – back as Caisse d’Épargne – with uis León Sánchez (2010).