Stefan Küng: “I owe my teammates a beer”
It was a really hard and tactical race today. To react all the time was not easy. I had had to stop for a nature break and that’s why I was behind when the peloton split after 47k. By the time the group were organised to chase, the first bunch had a minute over us. After going through all that happened today, it is nice to be at least on the podium. This is a big achievement...
Wout van Aert: “It was a big surprise to feel this good on the race”
I am not disappointed to be the runner-up because it was a big surprise to feel this good on the race. In the final, Stefan [Küng] and I could drop the other favourites and catch most of the people up the road… yet Dylan [van Baarle] kept putting time into us, so I guess he was the strongest today. I’m very happy to be on the podium.
After the race it...
Dylan van Baarle: “I felt I was the strongest”
I am still buzzing with my performance today. The feeling when I came to the Velodrome was just amazing – I can’t put it into words. I had never experienced what it was like to be the first guy here. I knew the feeling of being the last guy, though, as I was OOT last year. I got goosebumps when I saw Dave [Brailsford, Ineos Grenadiers’ Team Principal] on the...
Van Baarle seals first Roubaix victory for Ineos Grenadiers
169 riders took the start on the 119th edition of Paris-Roubaix at 11:15, off to ride 257,2 kilometres between Compiègne and the Vélodrome André Pétrieux in Roubaix. It was a hectic start, with no less than 48,8 kilometres covered in the first hour of racing, during which many riders tried (and failed) to establish a breakaway. It was at kilometre...
6th place for Petit
Anticipating Stuyven, Pichon and Van der Poel.
Van Aert comes home in 2nd place
Right ahead of Küng, Devriendt and Mohoric.
Podium places up for grabs
Van Aert, Küng, Mohoric and Devriendt enter the velodrome.
Dylan van Baarle wins Paris-Roubaix
Extraordinary ride by the Ineos Grenadiers rider.
Van Baarle in the Velodrome
This two laps at the Vélodrome André-Petrieux are going to be such a joyful ride for the Dutchman.
Acceleration from Stefan Küng
With 4 kilometres to go, the Swiss rider has attacked trying to secure a podium place. Unfortunately for him, he has not been given any leeway by his companions.
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