Quick Step Floors are 70th victory of the season after a win in the first leg of the Round of Turkey (WorldTour). However, went to teammate Fernando Gaviria in the final smash, so the ‘Wolfpack’ in the last resort the rifle from the shoulder needed to change. But Maximiliano Richeze took quickly to the role of finisher and won for Sam Bennett and Jean-Pierre Drucker.
The Argentinian of Quick Step Floors got it after 150 km in a sprint in Konya for the Irishman Sam Bennett (Bora-hansgrohe) and the Luxemburger Jempy Drucker (BMC). He is also the first leader. First compatriot, Christophe Noppe in eighth place, for Edward Theuns that ninth was.
Fernando Gaviria finished after his fall, as last, at almost five minutes. Afterwards he responded, however, on Twitter: “Here I am even happier with it than with a victory of myself.” Later was a broken collarbone adopted by the Colombian. His season ends so in a minor key.
Patrick Lefevere was very proud of the 70th seizoenszege: