Thor Hushovd Leads BMC Racing Team To 2013 Vattenfall Cyclassics

Arctic Tour of Norway winner Thor Hushovd headlines the ’s roster for Sunday’s in Hamburg, Germany.

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Assistant Director Fabio Baldato said the Norwegian road champion has six strong riders to support him in the 246-kilometer WorldTour race. “Thor is really motivated and in great shape,” Baldato said. “We also have two others, Manuel Quinziato and , who were very strong in the final stage of the last weekend. So I am hoping we can do something great with Thor.” Hushovd has won eight races this season, including two stages each at the Arctic Race of Norway and the . Baldato said Marcus Burghardt, who is racing in his home country, has recovered from the sickness that forced him to withdraw from the . “It’s important that he can do the first 150 to 200 kilometers just to help us control things.” The race is one of three the will be competing in Sunday, along with the final stage of the and Stage 2 of the Vuelta a España.

Roster (Aug. 25):
Adam Blythe (GBR), Marcus Burghardt (GER), Thor Hushovd (NOR), (FRA), (SUI), (ITA), Manuel Quinziato (ITA).

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Fabio Baldato (ITA)

Doctor:
Dario Spinelli (ITA)

Staff:
Bus Driver: Filip Sercu (BEL). Mechanics: Peter De Bleecker (BEL), Glen Vandevyvere (BEL). : Bernd Coutteau (BEL), Maarten Vanduffel (BEL), Freddy Viaene (BEL).

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