News | Paris-Nice | Tirreno-Adriatico • March 9, 2022
Ackermann 6th in Terni as UAE attack the race
Pogačar and Soler light it up in Italy
Pascal Ackermann showed a good pair of sprinting legs, taking 6th place on stage 3 of Tirreno-Adriatico from Murlo to Terni (170km).
The stage was lit-up with 27km to go when Pogačar and Soler moved away after an intermediate sprint point along with World Champion Julian Alaphilippe (Quick Step Alpha Vinyl) and Tao Geoghegan Hart (Ineos-Grenadiers) quickly building up a gap of 25 seconds.
The sprinters teams were forced to pull the bunch hard to bring them back inside the final kilometres, before Ackermann placed himself in the head of the bunch, finishing in 6th place and he searches for his first win in UAE colours.
In the overall standings Pogačar remains 3rd at 14’’ from race leader Filippo Ganna (Ineos-Grenadiers).
At Paris Nice, Brandon McNulty was the best placed in the time trial on stage 4 between Domérat to Montluçon (13.4km), finishing in 14th spot at 36’’ from stage winner and new race leader Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma).
Tirreno-Adriatico stage 3 results
1. Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) 4:07:24
2. Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ) s.t
3. Olav Kooij (Jumbo-Visma) s.t
6.Pascal Ackermann (UAE Team Emirates) s.t
Tirreno-Adriatico – general classification after the 3rd stage
1. Filippo Ganna (Ineos-Grenadiers) 9:48:04
2. Remco Evenepoel (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl) +11 ”
3. Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) +14 “
Paris-Nice Stage 4 results
1.Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) 16:20
2.Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) +2
3.Rohan Dennis (Jumbo-Visma) +6’’
14.Brandon McNulty (UAE Team Emirates) +36’’
Paris-Nice general classification after stage 4
1. Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) 11:51:05
2.Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) +10”
3.Christophe Laporte (Jumbo-Visma) +28”