Juan Jose Lobato climbed to fifth place on the Mur de Saint-Roche in the Tour de Wallonie stage three. LottoNL-Jumbo team-mate Amund Grohndahl Jansen animated the early hours with an escape.
Dylan Groenewegen sprinted to win his first grand tour stage in the best way, on the closing stage of the Tour de France in Paris, on the Champs Élysées. Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dutch sprinter bolted to the front with 250 metres remaining and held it to the line.
Juan Jose Lobato sprinted to a sixth place in the second stage of the Tour de Wallonie today in . LottoNL-Jumbo team-mate Victor Campenaerts escaped with a group earlier in the day, but the group caught them before the final.
A flat tyre at a crucial moment in the Tour de Wallonie’s opening stage cost Juan Jose Lobato his chance to compete for the win. Benjamin Thomas won the stage from Stavelot to Marchin and took the lead in the classification.
A forced bike change prevented Primoz Roglic from battling for the stage win in the Tour de France’s stage 20 time trial in Marseille. The Slovenian of team LottoNL-Jumbo was unable to shift down and lost much time due to it and the bike change.
Timo Roosen felt unwell and was force to quit the Tour de France during the 19th stage today to Salon-de-Provence. Roosen, who is an important chain in Dylan Groenewegen’s sprint train, had no energy and no more power in his legs.
A day after Primoz Roglic’s heroic Tour de France stage win, Team LottoNL-Jumbo cooled its jets as much as possible in the 18th stage to the Col d’Izoard. Warren Barguil won the stage ahead of the yellow jersey group led by race leader Chris Froome.
Primoz Roglic won the 17th stage of the Tour de France with a solo move over the Galibier Pass and a hair-raising descent to Serre-Chevalier. The Slovenian rider, arriving 1-13 minutes ahead of the Chris Froome yellow jersey group, gave Team LottoNL-Jumbo its first win of the 2017 Tour.
George Bennett, who sat 12th overall, had to abandon the Tour de France in the 16th stage of the Tour de France today. Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s classification rider felt unwell over the last couple of days and was unable to follow the pace today.
LottoNL-Jumbo’s Primoz Roglic fought his way in an escape through the Massif Central of the Tour de France, but could not hold back eventual solo stage winner Bauke Mollema.
LottoNL-Jumbo’s Timo Roosen escaped with a group today in the 14th stage of the Tour de France to Rodez, where Mike Matthews won the uphill kick.
George Bennett slips to 11th overall in the Tour de France because he “just wasn’t good enough” to stay with the stars like race leader Fabio Aru in the 13th stage to Foix but “it’s not over yet.”
LottoNL-Jumbo’s George Bennett rocketed up the final kick of the Tour de France’s Peyragudes stage to move to ninth overall in the standings. After 12 stages, he sits 4-24 minutes behind new race leader Fabio Aru.