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Italian Eros Capecchi drive next season for Quick-Step

Eros Capechhi drive also next season for the Belgian team Quick-Step Floors, in 2019 Deceuninck-Quick-Step. The 32-year-old Italian climber extended his contract for a season, so you made the WorldTour team Sunday known.

Beginning 2017 reached Capecchi, at that moment, a rider from Astana, an agreement he signed up Patrick Lefevere. The Italian climber experienced little success in his two seasons for Quick-Step Floors. His best result was a tenth place in the first stage of the Tour de Romandie. The provisional high point in his career experienced Capecchi in the Giro of 2011, when he was the eighteenth trip won for Marco Pinotti and Kevin Seeldraeyers. On his counter are 16 major rounds.

“There is a lot of speculation around my future. It has also taken some time for cutting the knot, but I am very happy that I my extended stay can announce”, writes Capecchi on the website of Deceuninck-Quick-Step. The team will be next season out of 25 riders.

“My period with this team was very special. The record number of victories of 2018 I will never forget. This team is a big and beautiful family, in which the winning mentality and the atmosphere of not only the riders belong to, but also the entire staff,” said Capecchi. The Italian drove previously for Liquigas (2005-2007), Scott-American Beef (2008), Fuji-Servetto (2009), Footon-Servetto (2010), Liquigas-Cannondale (2011-2012), Movistar (2013-2015) and Astana (2016).

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