Quick Step Floors was the best in the openingsetappe of the Adriatica Ionica Race, a new Italian stage race. The team manager Patrick Lefevere won the team time trial of 23.6 miles, with fourteen seconds ahead of UAE Emirates. Elia Viviani is the first leader.
With Niki Terpstra as large engine turned Quick Step soon a masked down where the other teams one by one the teeth on each bites. Quick Step, without Belgians, got it eventually for UAE Emirates and Pull Segafredo. For Quick Step, it is already the 39th victory of the season.
There is in Italy one Belgian at the start: Ben Hermans. Are Israel Cycling Academy finished a fourteenth place at 1’59” of the winners. Or Hermans the competition is applying, is the question. The contest ends Sunday and then in Binche the BK on the program. Among others, Italy and the Netherlands) have their national championship, just like the Tour, with a week shifted.
The Adriatica Ionica Race is a brand-new five-day stage race. The standings will be Friday, in a decisive move has to be laid when the finish line is located on the Passo Giau.