Uran leads EF Education First-Drapac at Tirreno-Adriatico

Rigoberto Uran (EF-Drapac) wins over Nairo Quintana (Movistar)

Rigoberto Uran will make his European racing debut at Tirreno-Adriatico this week, leading the GC aspirations of EF Education First-Drapac . The Colombian was third overall and won a stage at Colombia Oro y Paz last month to start his season. Uran's best result at the 'race of the two seas' came in 2015 when he finished third overall. He was then eighth in 2017 and enters the 2018 edition of the race with a team backing his bid for GC success. The majority of his teammates are from the classics squad but will have Simon Clarke and Daniel Moreno for when the roads start heading uphill. For the sprint days, the team is backing Sacha Modolo for the stage win as he hones his condition ahead of Milan-San Remo. The trio of Taylor Phinney, Tom Van Asbroeck and Sep Vanmarcke will support Modolo in the sprints while also looking ...

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