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"The perfect goodbye would be to finish top of the rankings and win our last WorldTour race with Alberto."

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23.09.2016 @ 16:10 Posted by Renaud Breban

The Tinkoff team hopes to shine in the last UCI World Tour race of the year, Il Lombardia. It will be the last chance to see the fluorescent yellow jersey on the highest level and according to general manager Stefano Feltrin, the team will support Alberto Contador.

 

The WorldTour ranking is the last goal for the team.

 

"The perfect goodbye would be to finish top of the rankings and win our last WorldTour race with Alberto," Feltrin told Cyclingnews. "The last race for us is Abu Dhabi but Lombardy is our last WorldTour event. At the moment Peter Sagan is doing well in Eneco and Alberto is training for Lombardy. Of course Movistar is well in front but we’re not going to give up. Mathematically we can still do it, and although they have a strong team, and the races suit them, we can do very well too. It’s not easy but it’s possible."

 

The Russian team will now sell the team buses.

 

"We’re selling everything that belongs to us and then sending the rest back to our partners. We’re selling vehicles, equipment and it’s a lot of stuff. I don’t know the value because that depends on the market value but we’ve only just done the inventory. When it comes to selling, you also have to consider that there are several teams doing to the same thing."

 

 

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