Circus - Wanty Gobert - Tormans will appear at the start of Paris-Nice. The organisation, ASO, sent a last minute invitation to the Belgian Team which will discover the race to the sun for the first time, next Sunday in Plaisir. Following the cancellation of the Strade Bianche, Paris-Nice is added to the programme of the Belgian Pro Team. A first one for Circus-Wanty Gobert-Tormans at this appointment importantissime on the routes of the spring classics. The riders did the recon of the Strade Bianche on Thursday before taking the direction of the French capital to honor its first invite to Paris-Nice! The selection for this stage race will be published on Friday.
Jean François Bourlart (general manager) :
« For several years we were candidates for Paris-Nice, which perfectly integrates into the preparation for the classics. The upheaval of the past days wasn't easy for anyone. So we're very happy to add this race to our programme. I want to thank ASO for their confidence and I'm convinced that we'll have a competitive team on all terrains at the start of this essential spring race! There's no doubt that Paris-Nice will be a pivotal moment in our season start. »