18 August 2019

Laurens De Plus conquers the Binck Bank Tour


A three-man move in the final resulted in the Belgian finishing third on the stage and topping the overall. It’s his first career win, 41stof the season for the Bianchi-equipped team

Team Jumbo-Visma keeps adding to a very successful season, as the Bianchi-equipped team claimed another overall success in a World Tour race on Sunday August 18th. Laurens De Plus celebrated his first career pro win by taking the overall classification of the Binck Bank Tour, the Dutch-Belgian stage race rode from August 12th to 18th.

Third placed before the stage, De Plus won it all by entering in the decisive 3-man move in the finale of stage 7, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw – Geraardsbergen (178,1 km), featuring several Muurs of the Tour of Flanders. De Plus broke away from the top-riders group with 19 km to go along with Greg Van Avermaet and Oliver Naesen, with the latter eventually taking the three-man sprint ahead of the Olympic Champion. Third place was enough for De Plus on top of the GC, ahead of Naesen (+0.35) and Tim Wellens (+0.36), and give Jumbo-Visma their 41st win of the season.

Fellow Team Jumbo-Visma rider Mike Teunissen closed 6th on the day as well as in the overall, 1.04 down on De Plus.

JANSEN RUNNER-UP IN NORWAY

Team Jumbo-Visma secured another solid result in the final stage of the Arctic Race of Norway, Lødingen-Narvik (165,5 km) on Sunday August 18th. Norwegian National Champion Amund Grøndahl Jansen finshed 2nd in the wake of solo winner Markus Hoelgaard, and ahead of overall winner Alexey Lutsenko.

Jansen himself finished 8th overall, 51 seconds down on Lutsenko.

THE BIKE OF TEAM JUMBO-VISMA

Team Jumbo-Visma is equipped with Oltre XR4, Bianchi’s ultimate aero road racing machine. Engineered with the Bianchi CV system powered by Countervail, developed and tested in cooperation with World Tour Team Jumbo-Visma, Oltre XR4 is designed to maximize the aerodynamic advantage and control.

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