Astana bids farewell to Kazakh rider Daniil Fominykh NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Daniil started his cycling career in the Kazakh Cycling Project, where he managed to become a professional rider and stayed on the highest level of cycling for seven years, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Experienced rider Laurens de Vreese leaves Astana NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Laurens joined the team in 2015, and was already a strong and experienced rider, a specialist in the Northern Classics. Over the last six years with the Kazakh team, Laurens participated at more than 21 Classic races like Paris – Roubaix, Ronde van Vlaanderen or Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Milano-Sanremo, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Hernando Bohorquez leaves Astana NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Hernando joined the team among his training partner and friend, Miguel Angel Lopez, and turned into a rider the team always could relied on. A loyal rider, always there to help and give his all, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the club.
Miguel Angel Lopez leaves Astana after 6 years to start new chapter NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Miguel Angel Lopez is about to start a new chapter in his professional career after he turned from a WorldTour newcomer into a real leader over the last six years in the Kazakh team, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Kazakh champion Lutsenko stays with Astana – Premier Tech for another season NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Champion and Tour de France stage winner, Alexey Lutsenko has extended his contract with the Kazakh-Canadian team for the upcoming season, rounding out Astana – Premier Tech’s final 31-rider roster for the 2021 season.
Astana – Premier Tech renews contracts for 2021 season NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Seven contract extensions for the Kazakh-Canadian team as Manuele Boaro, Rodrigo Contreras, Jonas Gregaard Wilsly and Davide Martinelli as well as Gorka and Ion Izagirre and Spanish Road Campion Luis Leon Sanchez have re-signed their contracts with Astana – Premier Tech for the 2021 season, the Astana Pro Team’s official website reads.
Astana’s Vlason 11th in his debut Vuelta a España race NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Aleksandr Vlasov finished 11th in the final general classification of the Vuelta a España. The Spanish race became the first ever full Grand tour for Astana Pro Team rider after he had to abandon the Giro d’Italia during the second stage due to gastroenteritis, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Ion Izagirre is 3rd atop Alto de la Covatilla, Vuelta a España, Stage 17 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Ion Izagirre did a very strong race on the last mountain stage of the Vuelta a España 2020. The Astana Pro Team rider attacked from the breakaway on a steep cobble part together with two more riders, opening a nice gap.
Astana’s Sanchez and Aranburu spend strong day in breakaway in Vuelta a España Stage 15 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The longest stage of 75th edition of the Vuelta a España (230.8 km from Mos to Puebla de Sanabria) with a hilly profile and 5 categorized climbs looked like a good opportunity for a breakaway. So, the stage began with attacks right from the start as many teams wanted to send their riders in the breakaway, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Astana’s Vlasov among GC contenders in Vuelta a España Stage 14 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The breakaway of 7 riders made it to the finish and played the stage victory in an explosive final in Ourense. Astana’s Aleksandr Vlasov showed good legs at the uphill finish, arriving together with other GC contenders 3 minutes 44 seconds behind the break, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Astana’s Vlasov keeps 9th place in GC after time trial in Vuelta a España Stage 13 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Vuelta a España began its third week with the individual time trial of 33.7 km from Muros to the top of a short but very steep climb Mirador de Ézaro in Galicia, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Astana’s Vlasov finishes in main group of Vuelta a España Stage 9 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The ninth stage of the Vuelta a España from the military base in Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo (157.7 km) ended with a much-expected bunch sprint. The German rider Pascal Ackermann has been named as the stage winner after Sam Bennett was relegated due to irregular sprint, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Astana’s Vlasov impressive in Vuelta a España Stage 8 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Aleksandr Vlasov has showed his improving form today at the 8th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Astana Pro Team rider looked strong during the whole final climb Alto de Moncalvillo, while inside the last 2 km he made a strong attack from the red jersey group, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Astana’s Izagirre takes beautiful win in Vuelta a España Stage 6 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On a very cold rainy day in the Pyrenees Ion Izagirre took a beautiful victory atop the famous climb Aramón Formigal. The Astana Pro Team rider made a strong attack from the breakaway group with some 3 km to go, taking a good gap enough to take his debut stage win at the Vuelta a España. By winning today’s stage Ion Izagirre became the 100th rider in cycling history, who won the stages of all three Grand tours!, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Astana’s Fuglsang 6th in overall in Giro d’Italia Stage 21 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - It has been a difficult Giro d`Italia for the Kazakh team, losing two riders already at the start of the race, then on stage 18, close to Milan, Manuele Boaro had to abandon the race following a crash. Nevertheless, the Astana Pro Team riders showed fighting spirit on all 21 stages and take home sixth place on the general classification with Jakob Fuglsang, who finished the final TT in 31st place, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.