Seasoned ‘Super-domestique’, Dom Chabol, experiences the most dramatic three days of his life as he faces the end of his time with his team, the end of his career, and even the end of his life, at the opening Irish stages of the notorious 1998 Tour de France, known as the ‘Tour Du Dopage’. Hope comes in the form of dynamic young Irish medical graduate, Lynn Brennan – or does it?
- " The film moves effortlessly between the thrills of the race and the agony suffered to take a team to the winners' circle… " – Carissa Pavlica
- " Taupe is terrific in the lead role, delivering an intensely physical performance that's further heightened by James Mather's almost fetishistic camerawork. " – Matthew Turner
- " The Racer is a fictional story but it's a competent dramatic depiction of the real-life issues faced by a doper cyclist whose entire self-esteem is wrapped up in the sport. " – Carla Hay