Astana’s Felline 9th in dramatic stage 5 final of Santos Tour Down Under NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A group of riders have attacked close to the top of Kerby Hill, the only climb of stage 5 with 20 km to go to try to isolate the sprinters. This attack created a small group of riders, who stayed away for the next 14 km, but after a hard chase the main peloton with all the sprinters inside came across them with 6 km to go to play the stage victory in a dramatic final, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Astana’s De Vreese breaks away again in Santos Tour Down Under Stage 4 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Despite of a hilly profile in the first part of the distance, the fourth stage of 152.8 km from Norwood to Murray Bridge provided a good possibility to the sprinters to fight for a stage win. The only factor which could play a role was a crosswind, expected to blow in the final of the race. But, in fact, the wind was not strong enough to create echelons and, finally, everything ended with a bunch sprint won by the Australian Caleb Ewan, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Astana’s De Vreese most competitive rider in Santos Tour Down Under Stage 2 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - It was a good day for Astana Pro Team at the Santos Tour Down Under with Laurens De Vreese becoming the most competitive rider of stage 2 and Fabio Felline and Luis Leon Sanchez bringing the first Top-10 places in 2020 season, finishing at 5th and 8th positions in Stirling, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Astana’s sprinters play first stage in fast final during Santos Tour Down Under Stage 1 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The 2020 Santos Tour Down Under has been opened by the first stage of the race around Tanunda with a total distance of 150 km. With a few KOMs in the menu the first mountain points have been played today, but, in general, it was a perfect day for the sprinters and the stage ended with a much-expected bunch sprint, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Schwalbe Classic: Astana’s Manuele Boaro keeps on attacking in first race of season NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana Pro Team has started its 15th cycling season with a traditional pre-race criterium held in Adelaide just before the start of the first UCI WorldTour race of the year Santos Tour Down Under.
Astana Pro Team and Argon 18 end partnership NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The only Kazakh WorldTour squad Astana Pro Team would like to confirm the end of partnership with the Canadian road bike manufacturer Argon 18, which started in January 2017. The partnership has been ended by the mutual agreement as both, the team and the bike manufacturer have decided to continue their adventure in the world of professional cycling separately, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.