BMC Racing select their strongest ever team for Tour de Suisse

Richie Porte followed by Tejay van Garderen

The BMC Racing team have named what they suggest is 'one of the strongest teams' they have ever taken to a stage race for the Tour de Suisse , with Richie Porte , Tejay van Garderen and Greg Van Avermaet all in the seven-rider roster for the important pre-Tour de France stage race. Also in the squad for the nine-day race are Alessandro De Marchi, Simon Gerrans, Stefan Kung and Michael Schär. Porte recently became a father but is looking forward to making his debut at the Tour de Suisse after opting for the nine-day race as his final block of racing before the Tour de France. Porte will face Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa (Movistar), Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) and Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo), with Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) using the Swiss race to polish his form for the Tour de France. “I’m excited to race Tour de Suisse for the first ...

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