Landa, Quintana and the Izagirre, great favorites of the GP Indurain

The race will take place in Navarre on the eve of the Itzulia. In the last ten years, only Simon Yates and Spilak have interrupted the Spanish triumphs.


This Saturday April 6 comes a new edition of the GP Miguel Indurain. The race will maintain the change of last season, when he placed the goal in the center of the Immaculate, in addition to presenting an important novelty: the riders must overcome a ground in the purest Strade Bianche style at the start of the day, which will be an appetizer before the decisive ascents.

The greater hardness of the 193 kilometers that make up the 2019 Indurain GP will arrive in the second half of the test, with ports Like Guugguillano (1st category), Lezaun (2nd) and Eraul (2nd) . In this one-day race, which serves runners to improve their set-up in the face of Return to the Basque Country (will begin on April 8 ), have historically shone Spanish runners. Of the last ten editions, eight victories have been stamped by national runners: David de la Fuente (2009), Joaquim Rodríguez (2010), Samuel Sánchez (2011), Dani Moreno (2012), Alejandro Valverde (2014), Angel Vicioso (2015), Ion Izagirre (2016) and again Valverde last year.

In this way, Only two foreign cyclists have managed to impose themselves in the last ten years: Simon Spilak (2013) and Simon Yates (2017) . Precisely the Mitchelton set will be one of the favorites to victory, supported by a powerful block with Mikel Nieve, Nick Schultz and Lucas Hamilton, among others. Also they emphasize equipment like Movistar (with Mikel Landa and Nairo Quintana), Astana (the hermanos Izagirre) , UAE (Sergio Henao) or Cofidis (Jesus Herrada) . In the Plaza de los Fueros de Estella will be given the pistol shot of departure at 12:20 hours.



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