Fans cheer on Tour de France cyclistsSports Laventie, France - 09 July 2012
The third stage of the 99th Tour de France took place on July 3, 2012, between Orchie and Boulogne-sur-Mer.
All along the race, cycling fans gathered not only to cheer on their favorite athletes, but also to collect gifts from passing cars, carrying manufactured goods from different companies using the occasion to advertise their products.
An accident occurred between a spectator and one of the cars.
The photos above were taken in Laventie, in France's Pas-de-Calais department.