Enric Mas wins Excursion of Guangxi: That is one thing particular that I will be able to all the time bear in mind
Oct 22 2019 10:03 pm CET
Enric Mas (Deceuninck-Fast-Step) has effectively defended his GC lead within the Excursion of Guangxi and took the full victory of the race.
Mas used to be secure during the remaining level of the Chinese language race through his teammates and controlled to go the end line with the pack, keeping up as such the five-second benefit he had on EF Training First’s Daniel Martinez. The Spaniard additionally crowned the younger rider classification on the finish of the race.
“Profitable the Excursion of Guangxi, my remaining race with the Wolfpack, is one thing particular that I will be able to all the time bear in mind,” mentioned Mas on the finish of the level. “I am thrilled to take what’s the maiden GC victory of my profession and say good-bye to this incredible staff – who believed in me and gave me the risk to show professional 3 years in the past – in this type of way.
“I have realized so much over those previous seasons, made vital development and am extraordinarily thankful for the time spent right here, as it is been a memorable run stacked with stunning moments. This win do not need been conceivable with out my strange teammates, who gave their all and secure me this week. They’re an implausible crew, whom I’m glad to name pals.”
Deceuninck-Fast-Step has concluded the season on the most sensible of the UCI staff classification for the 8th time in a row with 68 victories -including two Monuments and 8th Grand Excursion levels. “It is been an unforgettable 12 months, from which we will be able to draw a large number of pride, a affirmation of the onerous paintings and dedication all of us installed each unmarried day,” mentioned the staff’s CEO Patrick Lefevere.
“Relating to Enric, I wish to say how satisfied we’re that he confirmed professionalism till his remaining day with the staff. We also are glad that he has been a part of our squad, the place we introduced him after following him and his development from a tender age. His doable used to be on show in lots of races, adding remaining 12 months’s Vuelta a España, and we’re positive he’s going to succeed in extra giant issues one day, so we would like him excellent success.”