Astana Pro Team finished record season in Guangxi
Today, Astana Pro Team finished its record season with the final stage of the Tour of Guangxi. In the past 13 seasons, the team never won so many races as in 2019, with a total of 40 victories (37 wins in Astana colors and 3 wins in national teams). The 12 general classification wins of the Kazakh team is a new record as well, as it’s 5 more than the old record of Astana Pro Team. In total, 15 different riders of the team were able to win at least a one-day race or GC, equalizing the team’s record. The rider with the most wins was Kazakh champion Alexey Lutsenko, scoring 10 victories in 2019, which is another record: Never before a rider from Kazakhstan won so many races in one season. Next to that, Jakob Fuglsang finished third in the UCI WorldTour classification in the most successful season of his career, winning the Monument race Liége-Bastogne-Liége and stage race Critérium du Dauphiné.