Omega Pharma – Quick-Step will be busy in the next days with several National Time Trial Championships. OPQS had much success in the 2012 National Championships, with hopes for similar results in 2013.
Sylvain Chavanel — four-time National TT Champion — will be pursuing a record fifth national championship on Thursday, June 20th .
On Friday, Tony Martin will be defending his German National TT Championship. Bert Grabsch is another OPQS rider that will participate — he is a two-time German TT Champion. Michal Golas and Michal Kwiatkowski will also participate in the Polish National TT Championship. Young Kwiatkowski has ambitions for a top result in this event.
Another OPQS rider racing on Friday is Peter Velits, who will defend his Slovak National TT Championship. Friday will also be a day for young Carlos Verona. He will race the Spanish National TT Championship.
France: Sylvain Chavanel
Slovakia: Peter Velits
Poland: Michal Golas, Michal Kwiatkowski
Germany: Tony Martin, Bert Grabsch
Spain: Carlos Verona