New challenges in Catalonia and Flanders for Movistar team

Movistar Team continues with their busy schedule in March with the Volta a Catalunya (from Monday) and three classics in Belgium on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

With no rest after their participation in Paris-Nice, and classics and Milano-Sanremo this Sunday, Movistar Team keeps tackling hard races into its 2013 calendar and will face no less than ten days of competition next week: the seven-stage Volta a Catalunya –one of the four Spanish World Tour races- from Monday and three Flemish classics in Belgium –, GP E3 Harelbeke and - on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, respectively.

For the 93th edition of the Volta, José Luis Arrieta and José Luis Laguía will lead a strong squad that features Alejandro Valverde, together with , Rubén Plaza, , Sylwester Szmyd, Imanol Erviti, and Eros Capecchi. The Catalan race will not have any time trials and includes two mountain-top finishes on Wednesday (Vallter 2000) and Thursday (Port Ainé). In turn, the trio of classics preceeding the legendary and Paris-Roubaix will see Movistar Team represented by Fran Ventoso, José Joaquín Rojas, , , Enrique Sanz, Eloy Teruel, Jesús Herrada and , with Chente García Acosta on the team car as DS.

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