Amstel Gold Race preview

The Amstel Gold Race is the first – and youngest – of the three Ardennes classics. Sponsored by the Dutch beer giant, the race is traditionally unpredictable, with its undulating parcours favouring anyone from puncheurs such as Philippe Gilbert, to pure climbers like Frank Schleck or Damiano Cunego. Surprisingly, it’s the only Dutch race to feature on the UCI WorldTour itinerary.

What kind of race is it?

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