February 4, 2013 |
VALENCIA, Spain - A 2009 snapshot shows the president of Spain's Valencia region cruising along in a $200,000 Ferrari. It was Francisco Camps' victory lap, after presiding over the Formula One European Grand Prix and the America's Cup yacht race. Valencia was dubbed the "California of Spain" for its gorgeous coastline, modern architecture and mind-set. Construction of upscale homes and resorts was booming. Four years later, that Ferrari photo has become an embarrassing reminder of Valencia's heady growth years - and how much has gone awry since then.
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July 1, 2007
A crew member for Emirates Team New Zealand is pretty much on his own during the fifth race of the America's Cup finals Friday off Valencia, Spain. The Kiwis lost the race to defender Alinghi of Switzerland.
August 31, 1992 |
Ingrid Haringa of the Netherlands defended her world championship in the women's 30-kilometer points race on the first day of the weeklong World Cycling Championships at Valencia, Spain.
February 25, 1991
Spanish rider Melchor Mauri won the 49th Tour of Valencia, Spain, cycling race, a 578-mile, six-stage event, with a time of 23:56:14.
September 2, 1992 |
Mike McCarthy became the first American ever to win a gold medal in the five-kilometer professional pursuit at the World Cycling Championships in Valencia, Spain, when he beat Briton Shaun Wallace and his wind-resistant Lotus superbike.