Mitchelton-Scott’s Daryl Impey showed exactly why he’s the defending champion when he swooped into Campbelltown to claim victory and the 10 second bonification.
So often the key to winning this race is staying in contention until Friday and Saturday’s race defining stages. Daryl Impey did just that. The 33-year-old South African finished second on the penultimate and queen stage of the Santos Tour Down Under to take the overall lead on countback with one day remaining. His Mitchelton-SCOTT teammates kept him safe on Sunday’s 90km criterium around Adelaide to preserve the biggest victory of his career and become the first South African rider to win the event. Continue reading
First WorldTour race of the year winds up with the Adelaide circuit sprint. It was hectic, it was fast, there were some cheeky chances taken and I don’t think anyone predicted the final GC podium.