Scarecrow of Brent Bookwalter crashing into parked car at Tour of Britain gets thumbs up from recovering rider

BMC Racing rider sees the funny side of his crash

The Mowbrays' effort wasn't enough to win the scarecrow festival

(Image credit: Rebecca Mowbray/Facebook)

A scarecrow of Brent Bookwalter crashing into the back of a parked car at the Tour of Britain has received the approval of the American rider as he sees the funny side of his nasty crash.

Bookwalter, who is currently recovering from concussion sustained in the crash, was sent a photo of the scarecrow by Rebecca Mowbray, whose family live in Retford - where the crash took place - and had created it for the Ordsall Scarecrow Festival last week.

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