Deceuninck-Quickstep Hungry To Continue Winning Streak At Tour De France

Julian Alaphilippe is the team's star rider

The Deceuninck-QuickStep team have won 46 races so far this season and are hungry to continue their winning streak at the Tour de France , targeting the opening stage - and with it the first race leader's yellow jersey - on Saturday through Elia Viviani and also Sunday’s team time trial. Both stages take place in Brussels, and if the Belgian team can win on home roads, they hope the momentum will help Julian Alaphilippe win other stages and inspire Enric Mas to perform well in the general classification. Team manager Patrick Lefevere is always hungry for success but also knows how to avoid putting hid riders under too much pressure. "I’ll be happy if we keep winning. We're ambitious, especially for the opening stages. We've also got Enric for the GC in his first Tour and let's have some fun with Julian Alaphilippe like last year," Lefevere said on ...

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