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Konig Notches First Grand Tour Stage Win for NetApp-Endura

09/1/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill

Konig Notches First Grand Tour Stage Win for NetApp-Endura

NetApp-Endura has taken its first Grand Tour stage victory. Leopold Konig did the honors for the German squad. The Czech rider overtook Igor Anton (Euskaltel-Euskadi) in the last km to win Stage 8 of the 2013 Vuelta a Espana, a 166.6-km ride from Jerez de la Frontera to Alto de Penas Blancas, in 4:09:46. Daniel Moreno (Katusha) finished second at 0:01, and Nicolas Roche (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff) took third at 0:05. Roche’s placing was good enough to take the red jersey from Vincenzo Nibali (Astana).

NetApp-Endura has taken its first Grand Tour stage victory. Leopold Konig did the honors for the German squad. The Czech rider overtook Igor Anton (Euskaltel-Euskadi) in the last km to win Stage 8 of the 2013 Vuelta a Espana, a 166.6-km ride from Jerez de la Frontera to Alto de Penas Blancas, in 4:09:46. Daniel Moreno (Katusha) finished second at 0:01, and Nicolas Roche (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff) took third at 0:05. Roche’s placing was good enough to take the red jersey from Vincenzo Nibali (Astana).

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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 8

08/31/2013| 0 comments
by Roadcycling.com

2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 8

Leopold König climbs to stage victory for Team NetApp-Endura in Vuelta a Espana 2013; Nicolas Roche takes overall Vuelta a Espana lead for Saxo-Tinkoff.

Leopold König climbs to stage victory for Team NetApp-Endura in Vuelta a Espana 2013; Nicolas Roche takes overall Vuelta a Espana lead for Saxo-Tinkoff.

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Stybar Breaks to Victory at Vuelta

08/31/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill

Stybar Breaks to Victory at Vuelta

Zdenek Stybar (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) has won Stage 7 of the Vuelta a Espana 2013. Stybar took a two-up sprint from world road race champion Philippe Gilbert (Team BMC Racing) to win the rolling, 205.9-km ride from Almendralejo to Mairena de Aljafare in 4:51:27. Robert Wagner (Belkin) won the sprint for third at 0:01. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the red jersey.

Zdenek Stybar (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) has won Stage 7 of the Vuelta a Espana 2013. Stybar took a two-up sprint from world road race champion Philippe Gilbert (Team BMC Racing) to win the rolling, 205.9-km ride from Almendralejo to Mairena de Aljafare in 4:51:27. Robert Wagner (Belkin) won the sprint for third at 0:01. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the red jersey.

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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 7

08/30/2013| 0 comments
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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 7

Team Omega Pharma-QuickStep's Zdenek Stybar beats Philippe Gilbert in finish line sprint; Team Astana's Vincenzo Nibali keeps overall Vuelta a Espana lead.

Team Omega Pharma-QuickStep's Zdenek Stybar beats Philippe Gilbert in finish line sprint; Team Astana's Vincenzo Nibali keeps overall Vuelta a Espana lead.

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Morkov Overtakes Martin at Line, Wins Stage 6 of Vuelta

08/30/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill

Morkov Overtakes Martin at Line, Wins Stage 6 of Vuelta

Michael Morkov (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff) has won Stage 6 of the Vuelta a Espana. The Danish road champion took a bunch sprint after daylong breakaway Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) was captured in the last 30 m. Morkov took the rolling, 175-km ride from Guijuelo to Caceres in 3:54:15, with Maximiliano Richeze (Lampre-Merida) outsprinting Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack-Leopard) for second. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the red jersey.

Michael Morkov (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff) has won Stage 6 of the Vuelta a Espana. The Danish road champion took a bunch sprint after daylong breakaway Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) was captured in the last 30 m. Morkov took the rolling, 175-km ride from Guijuelo to Caceres in 3:54:15, with Maximiliano Richeze (Lampre-Merida) outsprinting Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack-Leopard) for second. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the red jersey.

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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 6

08/29/2013| 0 comments
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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 6

Danish national champion Michael Mørkøv wins stage 6 of La Vuelta a Espana 2013; Time trial world champion Tony Martin caught on the line; Vincenzo Nibali maintains overall Vuelta a Espana lead.

Danish national champion Michael Mørkøv wins stage 6 of La Vuelta a Espana 2013; Time trial world champion Tony Martin caught on the line; Vincenzo Nibali maintains overall Vuelta a Espana lead.

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Matthews Sprints to Stage 5 Win

08/29/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill

Matthews Sprints to Stage 5 Win

Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) has won Stage 5 of the Vuelta a Espana 2013. The 22-year-old Australian took a bunch sprint to score the biggest victory of his career. Matthews won the hilly, 174.3-km ride from Sober to Lago de Sanabria in 4:28:22. Maximiliano Richeze (Lampre-Merida) finished second, and Gianni Meersman (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) finished third. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the red jersey.

Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) has won Stage 5 of the Vuelta a Espana 2013. The 22-year-old Australian took a bunch sprint to score the biggest victory of his career. Matthews won the hilly, 174.3-km ride from Sober to Lago de Sanabria in 4:28:22. Maximiliano Richeze (Lampre-Merida) finished second, and Gianni Meersman (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) finished third. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the red jersey.

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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 5

08/28/2013| 0 comments
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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 5

Michael Matthews sprints to victory in stage 5 of La Vuelta a Espana 2013; Vincenzo Nibali maintains overall Vuelta a Espana lead.

Michael Matthews sprints to victory in stage 5 of La Vuelta a Espana 2013; Vincenzo Nibali maintains overall Vuelta a Espana lead.

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Moreno Wins Stage 4 of Vuelta; Nibali Retakes Red Jersey

08/28/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill

Moreno Wins Stage 4 of Vuelta; Nibali Retakes Red Jersey

Daniel Moreno (Katusha) has vaulted to victory in Stage 4 of the Vuelta a Espana. The Spaniard jumped away from the peloton on the climb to the finish to win the rugged, 189-km ride from Lalin to Fisterra in 4:37:47. Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack-Leopard) finished second, and Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) took third. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) has retaken the red jersey from Chris Horner (RadioShack-Leopard), who fell off of the Italian’s pace at the end of the stage.

Daniel Moreno (Katusha) has vaulted to victory in Stage 4 of the Vuelta a Espana. The Spaniard jumped away from the peloton on the climb to the finish to win the rugged, 189-km ride from Lalin to Fisterra in 4:37:47. Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack-Leopard) finished second, and Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) took third. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) has retaken the red jersey from Chris Horner (RadioShack-Leopard), who fell off of the Italian’s pace at the end of the stage.

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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 4

08/27/2013| 0 comments
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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 4

Daniel Moreno climbs to victory in stage 4 of Vuelta a Espana 2013; Vincenzo Nibali takes over race lead from Chris Horner.

Daniel Moreno climbs to victory in stage 4 of Vuelta a Espana 2013; Vincenzo Nibali takes over race lead from Chris Horner.

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