La Drome Classic - Race Overview

2015 Classica San Sebastian winner Adam Yates has finished in the top ten for the second time in two days, placing sixth at La Drome Classic after another day of fast and aggressive racing in the Ardeche region of France.

The race was won by Czech champion Petr Vakoc (Etixx-Quickstep), claiming his second victory of the weekend at the Boucles Drome Ardeche.

Sports Director Dave McPartland was pleased with the team’s performace over the two races.

“We can be very satisfied with our performances here over the weekend," McPartland said. "We raced solidly as a team and Adam was unfortunate again today not to make it onto the podium.”

Read the full report here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Petr Vakoc (CZE) - Etixx - Quick-Step 5:08:57
2 Jan Bakelants (BEL) - AG2R La Mondiale ST
3 Arthur Vichot (FRA) - FDJ 0:00:06
4 Julien Simon (FRA) - Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:00:06
5 Pieter Serry (BEL) - Etixx - Quick-Step 0:00:06
6 Adam Yates (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:06
7 Romain Feillu (FRA) - HP-BTP Auber 93 0:00:06
8 Romain Bardet (FRA) - AG2R La Mondiale 0:00:06
9 Anthony Maldonado (FRA) - HP-BTP Auber 93 0:00:06
10 Lilian Calmejane (FRA) - Direct Energie 0:00:06
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
6 Adam Yates (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:06
20 Simon Yates (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:16
24 Christian Meier (CAN) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:22
33 Jhoan Esteban Chaves Rubio (Col) - ORICA-GreenEDGE
48 Michael Albasini (SWI) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:03
60 Amets Txurruka (SPA) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:41
81 Luka Mezgec (SLO) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:05:09