Cofidis seems to be ahead to Excursion de Pologne after receiving wildcard
Jun 25 2019 01:05 am CET
Crew Cofidis is already having a look ahead to the Excursion de Pologne after receiving one of the most Wildcards for the WorldTour race.
The Polish race will likely be held between the 3rd and the 9th of August of 2019 and Cofidis has been one of the most invited groups to be at the place to begin. “Participating in races at the UCI International Excursion calendar supplies an exquisite alternative for our group,” mentioned Cofidis’ group supervisor Cedric Vasseur. “We’re more than happy to were invited to the Excursion de Pologne for the second one yr in a row. This race may be a vital exhibit for our sponsor.
“The Excursion de Pologne has carved out the most important area at the UCI International Excursion calendar and yr after yr this tournament has endured rising, each as a sports activities tournament and when it comes to media protection. I’ve additionally had the risk to take part as a rider; the primary time was once in 1999, then in 2006 and 2007. I’ve to mention that I’ve some very fond reminiscences of this race, particularly of the unbelievable enthusiasm of the Polish crowds.”
A roster that mixes riders that will even participate within the Excursion de France and others that will likely be making ready for the Vuelta a España, will likely be at the place to begin in Poland. “In 2019, we’ve got been gaining energy on all fronts,” defined Vasseur. “The season goes moderately neatly, we’ve already garnered greater than 10 victories. We wish to do our highest to honour the invitation to the Excursion de Pologne. We can be bringing a prime calibre formation, made up 50% through riders who will likely be popping out in their enjoy on the Excursion de France and 50% through riders who will likely be coaching in particular for Poland and the Vuelta Espana.
“As all the time, the Excursion de Pologne will be offering a path this is without delay gorgeous and significant. There will likely be levels for sprinters and different fractions with terrain suited for assaults, in addition to gruelling levels within the mountains. For the sprints, we will be able to depend on Nacer Bouhanni, however I’m anticipating just right performances from riders like Jesus Herrada, Mathias Le Turnier, Darwin Atapuma, Luis Angel Matè and Filippo Fortin. Our minimum function for the Excursion de Pologne will likely be to present a just right struggle and win a level.”
The opposite wildcards went to Gazprom-RusVelo, Crew Novo Nordisk and the Polish Nationwide Crew.