Dan McLay claimed his first race at WorldTour stage on Friday after the Briton received a host dash end on the finish of level two on the Excursion of Guangxi.
McLay, 27, who will sign up for Arkéa-Samsic subsequent season following two years with EF Schooling First, beat Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott) to the road whilst Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain-Merida) was once relegated following a deadly dash
Ackermann took the chief’s jersey of off Fernando Gaviria (UAE Workforce Emirates) after the level one winner completed again in 8th spot whilst McLay climbed 23 spots to 3rd following the 152.3km level from Beihai to Qinzhou.
German sprinter Ackermann additionally took the lead within the issues and younger rider classifications. There have been no categorised climbs and so Guillaume Martin (Wanty-Gobert) retained his lead within the mountains classification.
The Excursion of Guangxi continues on Saturday with the 143km level round Nanning and concludes subsequent Tuesday with the overall day of racing on this yr’s WorldTour.
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