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.
|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|
|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|