- Intermediate sprint 0
- Stages victory 0
- Victories 6
- Podiums 16
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Carapaz: “I’m very moved”
Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers): “I’m very happy with how La Vuelta has been going, we were up there in the fight and above all I’m very moved. It’s a great podium. [About Movistar pulling], everyone is looking for their own interest, I don’t have any comment. I knew the climb, I had done it in 2018 when we came with Nairo [Quintana] and I knew...
Carapaz: “This 10’’ advantage is great”
Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers): “This climb made a natural selection. We already spent a lot of energy yesterday. And tt was a very hard stage today. I remembered it from 2017 but it’s been incredible. I tried in the end, Mas and Carthy also went for it and I continued with my pace and that gave me a 10’’ advantage. That’s great for us, we’re...
Carthy and Carapaz come out on top at L’Angliru
Hugh Carthy (EF Pro Cycling) took his first Grand Tour stage victory on Sunday, and what a win this is! The young British climber made the most of the mighty slopes of the Alto de L’Angliru (up to 23.5%) to win stage 12 with a 16’’ gap to Aleksandr Vlasov (Astana), Enric Mas (Movistar) and Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers). Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) dropped...
Carapaz : “Quite an easy day”
Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers): “We knew the finale was a bit dangerous. We had seen the finish a first time and we wanted to be in a good position not to take any chance. In the end, it was quite an easy day. We expected it to be more nervous.”
Carapaz: “Quite a nice duel with Roglic”
Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers): “It’s been a very animated stage and we’ve seen a strong Roglic, but we’re still in the fight. The truth is this duel has been quite nice and it motivates me because it makes it more for an exciting race, mostly for the fans but also for us with the level we’re riding at. It seems like we have a couple of easier...
Carapaz: “The team was up to the task”
Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers): “It’s been a very fast stage, from the start and also afterwards. We spent a lot of energy today. I think we kept the situation under control, we tried to stay calm and we knew things were not too dangerous with the finale. We tried to keep the breakaway under control and I think we finished with a good gap. It’s been incredible,...
Carapaz: “It’s a privilege to defend the jersey”
Richard Carapaz (Movistar): “First of all it’s a major satisfaction. We’d been working very well for the whole week, we had a strong plan and we went for it. It worked great and this is a reward for the team. I spoke with Andrey [Amador]. We handle things very well in wet conditions, the idea was to go quite fast on the downhill and see how things were for the...
Izagirre and Carapaz dominate Aramon Formigal
A hard wet day of racing in the Pyrenees saw Ion Izagirre (Astana) fly to victory through the breakaway while Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) took La Roja from Primoz Roglic’s shoulders as the new overall leader of La Vuelta 2020. Ion Izagirre dropped his breakaway companions with a strong attack 3km away from the summit finish. Richard Carapaz finished 12th of the stage...
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