GP Ouest France - Plouay - Race Overview

ORICA-GreenEDGE has finished outside the top ten at the GP Ouest France – Plouay this afternoon, missing out on a late escape group that held off a fast closing peloton.

Australian champion Simon Gerrans was the highest placed finisher in 51st position.  Sylvain Chavanel (IAM) took out the victory.

Sport director Matt White said the team had stuck to their strategy, taking charge of at the front of the peloton alongside Katusha.

“The race was going pretty much on plan for most of the day,” White said.

“The guys took the responsibility to control the breaks that were going all day.  

Read the full race report here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) - IAM Cycling 5:38:26
2 Andrea Fedi (ITA) - Neri Sottoli-Yellow Fluo ST
3 Arthur Vichot (FRA) - FDJ.fr ST
4 Cyril Gautier (FRA) - Team Europcar ST
5 Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) - Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team ST
6 Tim Wellens (BEL) - Lotto Belisol ST
7 Ben Hermans (BEL) - BMC Racing Team ST
8 Alexander Kristoff (NOR) - Team Katusha 0:00:02
9 Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) - Trek Factory Racing ST
10 Jurgen Roelandts (BEL) - Lotto Belisol ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
51 Simon Gerrans (Aus) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:02
53 Jens Keukeleire (Bel) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:02
132 Michael Albasini (Sui) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:05:01
146 Svein Tuft (Can) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:08:49