19 March 2019

Primoz primed again

A distanza di poco più di due settimane dal successo nella Generale all'UAE Tour con cui aveva aperto la stagione, Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo-Visma) è diventato il primo sloveno a vincere la Tirreno-Adriatico NamedSport, aggiudicandosi la 54a edizione della Corsa dei Due Mari con piccolissimo margine di appena 31 centesimi di secondo su Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott).

19 March 2019

Roglic wins the 54th Tirreno-Adriatico by 0.31 seconds Yates

The Slovenian rider Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo – Visma) has won the 54th edition of the Tirreno-Adriatico NamedSport. The race podium was completed by Adam Yates (Mitchelton – Scott) and Jakob Fuglsang (Astana Pro Team). Victor Campenaerts (Lotto Soudal) won the final stage, a 10km Individual Time Trial in San Benedetto del Tronto.

19 March 2019

The final ITT has started!

Good morning from Stage 7 of the Tirreno-Adriatico NamedSport; the final stage. The race, organised by RCS Sport/La Gazzetta dello Sport, ends with a 10km Individual Time Trial in San Benedetto del Tronto. The fight for General Classification is still open; race leader Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) and current second-place man Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo-Visma) remain separated by 25 seconds, with narrow margins meaning all the podium positions are to be decided.

18 March 2019

Julian Alaphilippe gets into sprinting mode before Milan-Sanremo

Stage 2 winner Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step) created something of a surprise by taking a second victory at the end of a bunch sprint after losing contact with his team-mate Elia Viviani, who he was going to lead out. The Italian national champion crossed the line in third place with Davide Cimolai (Israel Cycling Academy) coming second. The 2019 Tirreno-Adriatico NamedSport GC will come down to a duel against the clock between race leader Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) and current second-place man Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo-Visma) who remain separated by 25 seconds ahead of the closing Individual Time Trial in San Benedetto del Tronto.

18 March 2019

Julian Alaphilippe wins in Jesi

Adam Yates keeps the Maglia Azzurra

18 March 2019

Stage 6 has started, Verdicchio wine stage!

The flat finale seems to prelude to a bunch sprint. It is the Verdicchio Wine Stage, celebrating Verdicchio, the world-famous white wine produced in this area of the Marche Region.

17 March 2019

Fuglsang, a victory for Scarponi

Jakob Fuglsang wins at Recanati and beats Yates (who extends his advantage over challengers in GC), Roglic and Dumoulin

17 March 2019

Jakob Fuglsang wins in Recanati

Adam Yates takes the second place and keeps Maglia Azzurra

17 March 2019

Stage 5 has started!

From Colli al Metauro to Recanati (180km). This is the “walls” stage

16 March 2019

A Stage Up and Down, a Winner Down and Up

Kazakhstan national champion Alexey Lutsenko of Astana claimed stage four of Tirreno-Adriatico NamedSport in a four-man sprint despite crashing twice during his epic solo ride over the Capuccini climb near Fossombrone. Second and third on the day, Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo-Visma) and race leader Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) extended their advantage over challengers Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) and Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step).