An incident involving a Quick-Phase Alpha Vinyl group vehicle and the peloton brought about havoc at Brabantse Pijl these days, with various riders, which includes their have rider Julian Alaphilippe, falling to the deck.
With 21km to go and heading into the last lap, eight riders experienced made a breakaway group at the front of the race. Among the them was Remco Evenepoel (Brief-Step Alpha Vinyl), Ineos Greandiers riders Tom Pidcock, Ben Turner and Magnus Sheffield, Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal), Benoît Cosnefroy (AG2R Citroën) and Warren Barguil (Arkéa Samsic), building a hole of a moment concerning on their own and the peloton.
🚘Automóvil del Speedy Stage provoca una 💥caída y varios ciclistas fueron al suelo, entre ellos 🇫🇷Julian Alaphilippe quien se mostraba muy adolorido. 🇧🇪 #BP22 #BP2022 #BrabantsePijl #Noticiclismo #Ciclismo pic.twitter.com/eeL5xKOU4XApril 13, 2022
In get to capture up to their lead rider, a Rapid-Stage Alpha Vinyl crew motor vehicle tried to navigate the targeted traffic of the peloton while crossing the complete line for the remaining lap of the race at Overijse.
Even so, Bryan Coquard (Cofidis) rider failed to see the motor vehicle attempting to edge past, and with minor space for manoeuvring, he swerved back again into the route of rest of the riders to stay clear of the car or truck. This unexpected improve of movement observed him knock into Julian Alaphilippe, leading to him and several other riders to crash in a bizarre moment.
The environment winner lay on the floor for an extended interval of time, tending to an wounded elbow. However, he finally managed to get up and back on a new bike, but experienced minimal time to make any even further inroads on the race.
Magnus Sheffield finished up profitable the race, accelerating from the leaders with just underneath 4km to go. The 19-year-outdated managed to power away from the powerful team of riders chasing him, finally ending a remarkable 37 seconds forward of 2nd-put Benoît Cosnefroy, with Tim Wellens in 3rd.
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