2021 Edition

Stages won 1
General Ranking 5
Competitors in race 7
Sporting managers : PIVA Valerio / ROSSIGNON Jean-marc

INTERMARCHE - WANTY - GOBERT MATERIAUX

The last team to join the WorldTour peloton, Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériau, will be one of the teams making its debut in La Vuelta 21. The Belgian team joined the professional peloton in 2009 under the name of Willems Verandas. Since then, it has maintained a strong team for the central-European country, accompanying riders from other nationalities in the fight to obtain partial victories and overall triumphs in one-week races.

Sponsored by the Intermarché supermarkets in 2021, the team still preserves its sponsorship from Wanty that has accompanied it throughout the majority of its successes. Its main ones were the earned by Enrico Gasparotto in the Amstel Gold Race 2016 and, more recently, Taco van der Hoorn in the Giro d’Italia 2021. The current Belgian team line-up features two riders who have previously obtained partial victories in La Vuelta: Estonian rider Rein Taaramäe (2011) and Dutch rider Danny van Poppel (2015).

  • Final victory0
  • Stages victory0
  • Red jersey0
  • Other race Won0

Overall victories: 0

Stage victories: 0

Leader jerseys: 0

Victories in secondary classifications: 0

IN FIGURES
3: The participations of Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériau in Grand Tours prior to 2021. Just this season, it has doubled that number, by participating in the Giro, the Tour and La Vuelta.

KEY DATES

  • April 17th 2016: The already-retired Enrico Gasparotto wins his second Amstel Gold Race, the team’s first and the most prestigious victory for the Belgian team to date.
  • May 10th 2021: In a very emotive stage, Dutch rider, Taco van der Hoorn, who almost did not make it into the team this season, manages to escape and obtains a solitary victory during the third stage of the Giro d’Italia.

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