Kiwis storm to early lead in Bermuda
Team New Zealand are in a commanding position in the America’s Cup Final leading 3-0 after day two of racing against the defending champions Oracle Team USA.
Great vantage point for— Brendan Paddick (@BrendanPaddick) June 18, 2017
americascup</a> race in spectacular <a href="https://twitter.com/Bermuda">Bermuda between
EmiratesTeamNZ</a> & <a href="https://twitter.com/OracleTeamUSA">OracleTeamUSA. Almost race time. Go #ETNZ! pic.twitter.com/IvkoRFnpnf
The Kiwis have now won the first four races after Oracle entered the final with a one-point advantage after an earlier regatta.
which Team New Zealand wiped after the first race on Saturday.
New Zealand are now just four wins away from the eight required to win the world’s oldest international sporting competition.
AmericasCup</a> Match presented by <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LouisVuitton?src=hash">#LouisVuitton</a> in Bermuda is now underway. Explore the races at <a href="https://t.co/GzDDpifL7W">https://t.co/GzDDpifL7W</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LVAC?src=hash">#LVAC</a> <a href="https://t.co/9IqRSwC2E7">pic.twitter.com/9IqRSwC2E7</a></p>— Louis Vuitton US (LouisVuitton_US) June 19, 2017
Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill said his crew had to make some ‘‘serious changes.”
It is not the first time Oracle has been up against it in 2013 they came back from 8-1 down to nick the trophy from New Zealand when it was the first to nine.