Tom-Jelte Slagter Gets Victory At Haut Var Opening Stage

Strong Saturday for Cannondale Pro Cycling Team highlights diverse roster Cannondale Pro Cycling Team enjoyed a victory and a second-place finish on Saturday in two different races, highlighting the team’s ability to perform in both sprint and uphill finishes. Tom-Jelte Slagter took a daring victory at Haut Var, a two-day French tour, 10 minutes after Wouter Wippert finished runner-up to … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team’s Amaël Moinard Wins At Haut Var

Amaël Moinard won the final stage of the Tour du Haut Var Sunday to register the BMC Racing Team's sixth victory of the season on his way to placing third overall. Evans Finishes Fourth Moinard beat Carlos Betancur (AG2R La Mondiale) in a two-up sprint after the pair broke away on the final climb of the 203.4-kilometer race. Moinard said he knew the Côte des Tuilières ascent "perfectly" and … [Read more...]

Samuel Sánchez Debuts For BMC Racing Team At Haut Var

The BMC Racing Team's roster for Tour du Haut Var this Saturday and Sunday will include a pair of former world road champions – Cadel Evans and Thor Hushovd – and past Olympic road race champion Samuel Sánchez, who will be making his season debut. Several Options For Success Hushovd was runner-up on a stage at the Tour Méditerranéen last week while helping teammate Stephen Cummings to … [Read more...]

Haut Var Special For Philippe Gilbert

Despite being a past winner of Haut Var, Philippe Gilbert of the BMC Racing Team said he is taking a relaxed approach to the two-day French race that begins Saturday. Hushovd A Protected Sprinter The winner in 2005 when the race was only one day, Gilbert said it would be special to win again. But the Belgian national champion said he is approaching early season races the same as he did last … [Read more...]