• 2016/03/09 Lupus racing in Republica Dominicana
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      Stage Win for Lupus Racing Team

       

      First UCI Race of 2016

       

       

      Three Podiums in One Week at Dominican Republic Stage Race

       

      The Lupus Racing Team came together to deliver a stage win and two additional podium finishes at their first UCI stage race of the season, the 37th Vuelta Independencia Nacional Republica Dominicana, Feb. 27-Mar. 5. The team raced aggressively by putting riders in the daily breakaways.

       

      Michael Olheiser (USA) solo'ed to victory on stage seven of the eight-day UCI 2.2 race in the Dominican Republic, and Matthieu Jeannès (France) and Evan Murphy (USA) finished third in stage two and stage eight, respectively. In addition, the Team also claimed five Top 10 finishes, fifth on stage one team time trial, seventh (Chad Beyer) on stage two, eighth (Chris Horner) and 10th (Olheiser) on stage four and fifth (Evan Murphy) on stage five.

       

      Beyer finished 18th overall in the final general classification, and the Lupus Racing Team placed fourth overall in the final general team classification out of 20 international teams.