Ineos suspends its participation in all races until Volta a Cataluña
In a sign of mourning for the death of its sports director, Nicolas Portal, he stopped participating in competition until March 23
The death of Nicolas Portal, the sports director of Team Ineos, has shaken the structure of the team emotionally. With only 40 years, Portal died of a heart attack in his home in Andorra and the team He has decided to suspend his participation in all the races that are held until March 23.
That is the date set for the reappearance from the team of Chris Froome, the start day of the Turn to Catalonia. The British team will stop participating in races as emblematic as the Paris-Nice, the Tyrrhenian-Adriatic and the Milan-San Remo, although the Italian tests are pending to decide if they continue ahead despite the coronavirus.
The list of races in which Ineos will stop participating is the following: Strade Bianche, Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico, Milan-San Remo, Nokere Koerse and Bredene Koksijde Classic.