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Provence (2): Doubey finishes with the first group on Les Crêtes

Provence (2): Doubey finishes with the first group on Les Crêtes

The hilly second stage at the Tour de la Provence (14/02, 2.Pro) was animated by a three man breakaway. The last escapee of the trio was caught with 22 kilometer to go. The Russian rider Aleksandr Vlasov was the strongest on the climb towards les Crêtes and took a solo victory and the race lead. Fabien Doubey finished in the first group in 29th position. The queen stage on Saturday arrives on the Mont Ventoux.

Stage 2:

1.Aleksandr Vlasov
2.Wilco Kelderman +0:24
3.Alexey Lutsenko
29.Fabien Doubey +0:44
74.Jérémy Bellicaud +4:04
79.Thomas Degand +5:04
119.Timothy Dupont +13:21
121.Kévin Van Melsen
124.Yoann Offredo
DNS Ludwig De Winter (ziek)

Provisional general classification:

1.Aleksandr Vlasov
2.Wilco Kelderman +0:28
3.Alexey Lutsenko +0:30
29.Fabien Doubey +0:54
72.Jérémy Bellicaud +4:14
79.Thomas Degand +5:14
123.Timothy Dupont +13:31
129:Yoann Offredo
137.Kévin Van Melsen