Fabian Cancellara: «You don't think about records»


Three-times Paris-Roubaix winner Fabian Cancellara is everybody's favourite and can eye several records should he win for a record-equalling four times on the Roubaix velodrome on Sunday.

But the Swiss made it clear history was not his priority on the eve of the start in Compiegne.

“To be honest, you don't really think about records before the race. It's something you think about after the race, when it's done. Before the race, it's all about concentration,” said Spartacus, boosted by his Tour of Flanders victory last weekend.

The Trek Factory Racing team leader made it clear it was now up to his rivals to lift the gauntlet in the Hell of he North.

“They say I'm the man to beat but really I think it's now up to the others to show their cards. I've won this race before, I've won those great classics in the past, I've already won one this year. I could be content with just a waiting game,” he said.

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