The stage film - 01/09 - 18:24

Pogacar and Quintana, co-princes of Andorra

The 20 yo wonderkid Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) has claimed a spectacular stage win in Cortals d’Encamp after an action-packed day of racing. Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana Pro Team) lit up the race with 20km to go and a thunderstorm made the race even more brutal. The ace leader Nicolas Edet (Cofidis) had already been dropped with 45km to go. Nairo Quintana (Movistar...

Interview - 01/09 - 20:55

Quintana: “It’s likely I’ll lose La Roja on the time trial”

Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team): “I’m very happy. It was a great day for me and for the whole Movistar Team. We have gained some time back on the GC. Let’s see how the ITT pans out. It’s likely I’ll lose La Roja against better time triallist such as Primoz Roglic or my teammate Alejandro Valverde. Anyway, I’m sure I’ll do a good performance,...

Interview - 01/09 - 20:50

Lopez: “We wanted to do great things”

Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana Pro Team): “It wasn’t anything special. We entered the gravel section with a lead of about 30 seconds and unfortunately the bike slipped and I crashed in a curve. The legs were good, we wanted to do great things. In the end, we’ve lost some seconds but not too much. We’re going to fight with what’s left of La Vuelta, and...

Interview - 01/09 - 20:47

Pogacar: “It’s incredible to win ahead of such champions”

Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates): “It’s just incredible. I was looking my opportunity. Yesterday, when I looked at the weather, I was happy with the rain forecast. I tried to follow the attacks. Then I went full gas in the gravel section and in the end it just went perfect. Today was a tricky stage. It’s incredible to win ahead of such champions.”


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