The highest-ranked German cycling team will compete at the Tour of California with a strong and highly motivated squad. NetApp – Endura intends to repeat last year's successes on the home turf of its first name sponsor, NetApp. Last year, the team posted a stage win, a podium spot for a stage and 11th place overall. For 2014, the team is well equipped for both the
For the third time, following 2011 and 2013, Team NetApp – Endura will participate in America’s most prestigious cycling race, the Amgen Tour of California. Last year, the team was able to claim victory in the queen stage, when Leopold Koenig clinched his first win of the season on Mount Diablo. This year the same mountain top finish is on the agenda, as well.
Team NetApp – Endura has been invited by the Flanders Classics organizers to compete in the 76th Gent – Wevelgem race. Only a week after Milan – San Remo, the highest ranked German team will thus be competing in the next major WorldTour classic. As at the Primavera, Team NetApp – Endura will be competing in the Flanders spring classic for the first time.
Headline Sponsors Endura would like to congratulate Team NetApp-Endura on their invite to the take part in the world’s largest cycle race, the Tour De France. The Scottish based cycle clothing brand has supported the team since UK based Endura racing merged with German Team, NetApp in 2012. This wildcard entry means there will be two teams wearing Endura kit competing in the 21 stage, 3,656 kilometre race which starts in Leeds, UK.
Bartosz Huzarski was able to win third place in the 16th stage of the Vuelta a Espana. He showed his fighting spirit on the demanding Sallent de Gállego mountain finish, ceding only to Warren Barguil (Argos-Shimano) and Rigoberto Urán (Sky).
The highest-ranked German cycling team is setting off on its first Vuelta a España with a strong selection of riders.
Team NetApp-Endura has named 13 riders to its preliminary lineup for the Vuelta a España. On August 24, nine of these selected riders will be at the starting line for the Grand Tour.
Team NetApp-Endura's Russ Downing made a rare UK racing appearance for the British National Circuit Race Championships in York on Sunday evening. Riders from a number of teams made attempts to break clear of the peloton in front of the huge crowds that lined the historic city's streets, but no meaningful break formed.
In the mass sprint on Sunday in Santa Rosa, Daniel Schorn sprinted into second place. The 24-year-old Austrian from Team NetApp-Endura was only outpaced by Peter Sagan (CAN). The final stage in this year's Tour of California produced no changes in the overall rankings. Tejay van Garderen (BMC) scored his first tour victory. Leopold Koenig, winner of yesterday's queen stage, was the best-placed rider for Team NetApp-Endura in eleventh place.