The Hammer Series, in 2017 launched, will be in 2018, not one but two weekends to take place. That made the organization, Velon, on Tuesday on their website.
The format, which will be contested in teams and consists of three races, was during its first edition in June 2017 in the Netherlands a great success. Therefore, added the organization this season an extra weekend. Between 25 and 27 may is a first edition, finished in the Norwegian Stavanger, a week later (1-3 June) returned to Dutch-Limburg.
The organizers had all the presence of WorldTour teams as BORA-hansgrohe, Quick-Step Floors and Lotto Soudal announce.
The Hammer Series consist of three separate races with different formulas. A klimkoers is interspersed with a sprinterswedstrijd to end up with a team pursuit. Last year, Team Sky’s victory in the first edition on its name, after a strong denouement in the team pursuit with Team Sunweb.
What a win for @TeamSky! Hammer Sport Fields Limburg Champions! pic.twitter.com/ToaWrMhzZD
— Hammer Series (@HammerSeries) June 4, 2017