Vuelta a San Juan organisers have introduced that Peter Sagan will make his debut with Workforce TotalEnergies on the Argentinian stage race that can return in 2022 and be contested between January 30-February 6.
2020 winner Remco Evenepoel can be anticipated to return to the race to kick-off his 2022 season, with La Gazzetta dello Sport reporting that Filippo Ganna and new Ineos Grenadiers teammate Elia Viviani will even make their season debut within the race. An Italian nationwide staff can be possible to participate.
The two.Professional race was cancelled in 2021 as a result of COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic however will add an eighth day of racing subsequent yr. The Vuelta a San Juan, will proceed because the lead-off occasion on the America Tour highway calendar and mark the season debut for numerous high-profile riders.
Previous to the 2021 cancellation, race organisers had confirmed that Peter Sagan would journey, together with Chris Froome and João Almeida. 4 or 5 high-profile riders are more likely to headline the race, with different WorldTour groups travelling to South America within the absence of the Tour Down Underneath in Australia.
The Vuelta a San Juan first befell in 1982 and stepped as much as change into a UCI 2.1 race in 2017, which started the attraction for WorldTour groups. The occasion fashioned a part of the brand new UCI ProSeries in 2020, which was gained by Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-QuickStep) forward of Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers).
Sagan rode the Vuelta a San Juan in 2019 and 2020, racking up high ten outcomes on 5 phases at every outing, together with second place on stage 2 in San Juan in 2020 and on stage 4 in 2019. Sagan will maybe rejoice his thirty second birthday on the race, which falls on January twenty sixth, 4 days earlier than the opening stage.
Full particulars of the race route are anticipated to be revealed shortly.
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