Jasper Philipsen (UAE Emirates) won stage 15 of the Vuelta a Espana in an uphill sprint finish. Stage 15 of the Vuelta a Espana was the longest of the race at 231km in length. The day was lengthened further due to the fact there was a prevailing headwind throughout the stage. With over 4000m of climbing but with no climbs categorised higher than cat 3, it seemed today would be another good chance for the breakaway. Every NTT Pro Cycling rider got involved in trying to make the break, but eventually when a group of 13 riders got up the road, we had missed the.
NTT Pro Cycling team principal Douglas Ryder remains confident that the team will be able to secure a solution to keep the team “on the road” in 2021. Speaking at a special virtual event for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, of which the team are ambassadors, Ryder was reflecting on the team’s overall journey, performances in 2020 as well as what the future may hold for Africa’s only UCI-registered WorldTour outfit. It was announced in early October that current title partner NTT Ltd. would not renew their sponsorship of the team; seeing Ryder in a race against time to secure the necessary funding to.