Astana's Lieuwe Westra caught speeding at 118mph

Dutchman was clocked at nearly 60kmph (37mph) over the speed limit when driving on a road near Akkrum in the Netherlands

Lieuwe Westra wins stage seven of the 2014 Dauphine-Libere

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Police caught team Astana rider Lieuwe Westra on radar driving 189 kilometres per hour (118mph) in the northern part of the Netherlands on Wednesday evening.

"It is what it is," Westra told Dutch Leeuwarder Courant website. "I just drove too fast."

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