BMC Racing Team Announces Roster For Canadian WorldTour Races

Fresh off a two stage wins and a runner-up finish overall at the , the will field a roster full of contenders for two one-day WorldTour races in Canada, Grands Prix es Québec and Montréal.

‘Opportunities For Any Situation’
stage winner and overall runner-up will be joined by three riders (Marcus Burghardt, and Steve Morabito) who helped the win the team classification at that race. Joining them is winner , – who was runner-up last year in Québec City – and , who has runner-up finishes on stages of the Giro d’Italia, the and the Tour de Wallonie. “We have a lot of guys going really well now,” Assistant Director Jackson Stewart said. “That means more opportunities for any situation that the race throws our way. It’s nice to know that you have so many guys that can win out of the right situation.” Friday’s race in Québec City is 16 laps of a 12.6-kilometer circuit (201.6 km) while the race in Montréal on Sunday is 17 laps of a 12.1-km circuit (205.7 km). Van Garderen said he has been training hard in Aspen since winning the last month. “I definitely feel motivated for the later part of the season,” he said. “Sometimes it’s hard to get motivated this late in the year so you just ride out the rest of the season. But this year, I’ve been taking it very seriously and staying on track.”

Download the official race sheet (PDF with roster, bios, statistics, etc.):

Grand Prix es Québec/Montréal Roster (Sept. 13, 15):
(USA), Marcus Burghardt (GER), (AUS), (FRA), Steve Morabito (SUI), (ITA), (BEL), (USA).

Sport Director:
Jackson Stewart (USA)

Dario Spinelli (ITA)

Chief Communications Officer:
Georges Lüchinger (LIE)

Bus Driver: Andrzej Bek (POL). Mechanics: Antonio Biron (ITA), Aaron Fairley (USA), Ian Sherburne (USA). Soigneurs: Jeremiah Ranegar (USA), Trudi Rebsamen (USA), Freddy Viaene (BEL).

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