It has been a positive day for the Astana Pro Team at Santos Tour Down Under. In this very hot summer, the stage was evolving as it had been predicted by our sports director.
After a long escape, the race was heading to a selective bunch sprint on the Stirling hill. Right in the topic moment of the start of the sprint, Lieuwe Westra, who was perfectly driving the captain Luis Leon Sanchez, has been involved in a bunch crash that took him out from the sprint and obligezed Sanchez to brake.
"Let's see it in a positive way: we are in very good conditions and I didn't fall down today" - concluded the European Champion.