News | Itzulia Basque Country • April 3, 2019
Top team headed to the Itzulia Basque Country
The UAE Team Emirates aiming for results in the Basque Country
For the Itzulia Basque Country, April 8 to 13, the menu consists of six stages. The UAE Team Emirates selected a high-quality formation to fight for the win in northern Spain.
Sports Director Neil Stephens (Aus), supported by his colleague Aurelio Corral (Esp) and supervision from General Manager Matxin (Spa) will guide the following seven riders:
– Sergio Henao (Col)
– Daniel Martin (Irl)
– Manuele Mori (Ita)
– Tadej Pogačar (Slo)
– Edward Ravasi (Ita)
– Rory Sutherland (Aus)
– Diego Ulissi (Ita)
“We will be racing in the Basque Country with a very balanced team, ready and with the right qualities to try to get a result and be protagonists.“ said Matxin. “We have high-calibre riders to lead the team and for supporting the men doing so. Expect to see Mori, Ravasi and Sutherland doing some serious leg-work for the stars.
Henao has always done well in the Itzulia Basque Country, with three career podiums; Martin is always a guarantee and has rode an excellent Volta a Catalunya; Ulissi knows this race perfectly well and Pogačar can make his mark every time he takes the start of a race”.