Etixx-QuickStep still hunting for big Classics win

Belgian team Etixx-QuickStep looking for victories closer to home during the Classics season

Niki Terpstra escapes in the 2015 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

(Image credit: Watson)

The Etixx-QuickStep team usually has more Classics race wins in the bag by this point in the season, but 2015 has not been very fruitful so far in Northern Europe for the Belgian super-squad.

However, Patrick Lefevere's outfit still leads the win count for 2015, with 18 victories, and its sponsors are happy. Given its Belgian roots, though, everyone would be more at ease with a classic win.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.