Cavendish and co get Ghent Six Day underway with fans banned from drinking beer in track centre amid Covid concerns

Hangovers are on standby for those watching inside the Kuipke Velodrome

Ghent Six Day 2021
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The Ghent Six Day got underway on Tuesday evening with the usually exhilarating racing on the wooden track of Kuipke Velodrome.

But some fans will not be waking up with the usual Ghent Six hangover as no beer is being served in the centre of the track due to Covid-19 safety measures.

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