Tour of Flanders 1.UWT 1.4.2018
Pretek Tour of Flanders sa uskutoční vo Veľkonočnú nedeľu 2018. Vysilujúci pretek spojený s krátkymi,strmými a vačšinou dláždenými stúpaniami. Jazdci odštartujú z Antverp, absolvujú 265 km a na trati zdolajú osemnásť náročných stúpaní. Vo finále pretekári musia zdolať náročnú kombináciu dláždených stúpaní Oude Kwaremont/Paterberg. Potom bude nasledovať trinásť kilometrov do cieľa kde spoznáme víťaza 102 ročníka Tour of Flanders. Peter ukázal, že je v dobrej forme, víťazstvom na preteku Gent Wevelgem. V tomto ročníku bude mať príležitosť na úspech ako to ukázal v roku 2016 ked sa stal po prvý krát víťazom na tomto legendárnom veľmi náročnom monumente.
E3 HARELBEKE 1.UWT 23.3.2018
E3 Harelbeke will take place on Friday, the 23rd of March. This year, the race amounts to 206 kilometres and takes in fifteen hills. ‘The little Tour of Flanders’, as the race has been called, features on the racing calendar as of 1958. E3 opens the Flemish week – E3 Harelbeke, Gent-Wevelgem, Dwars door Vlaanderen and the Tour of Flanders build. The four Classics are held within a ten days period. Peter has won this race in 2014 in four men sprint.
Milano – San Remo 2018 1.UWT
Milan-San Remo will be held on Saturday, the 17th of March. The first Monument of the cycling season, called „La Primavera“ is the longest (291 km) one day race on the professional calendar. The race is played out on a routes of Northwest Italy with the finish on the Italian Riviera . Decisive climb of the race Poggio is crested with 5.4 kilometres remaining before a flying and technical descent into San Remo and finishing on Via Roma.
TIRRENO ADRIATICO 2.UWT 7 to 13th March 2018
The 53rd edition of the Tirreno Adriatico starts on the Tyrrhenian coast and is set to finish obviously on the Adriatic coast.Also called „Race of the two Seas“. This year’s Queen Stage runs to ski resort Sasso Tetto and the last climb amounts to 14 kilometres. Michele Scarponi is honoured with a finish of Stage 5 in Filottrano after a short and sharp ascent. Peter will use this race as a good preparation and last test before unpredictable Milano-SanRemo. Peter has good chance of winning Stages 2,3,5 and 6 as we had seen in previous years. 2017 two stage victories and points jersey , 2016 points jersey. That is very promising to see some more. GO SAGAAAAAN!
STRADE BIANCHE 1.UWT 3.3.2018
The 12th edition of the Strade Bianche will be held on Saturday, the 3rd of March 2018. The Italian one-day race is gaining prestige with every year and while the name may suggest otherwise, history is still young with an inaugural edition held in 2007. Strade bianche is ‘white roads’ in Italian and refers to the sections of unpaved roads. After a 16% climb in the old town, the race finishes on the Piazza del Campo in Siena. It will be the first race for Peter in season 2018 on the „Old Continent“. Peter has shown his good form in Australia and will have another opportunity to win this beautiful race.