Mark Cavendish to race at the Ghent Six

Manxman returns to iconic track event for the first time since 2007.

Mark Cavendish, Omega Pharma-QuickStep 2013 launch
(Image credit: Nico Vereecken)

Mark Cavendish will be the star turn at this year’s Ghent Six, as organisers today confirmed he will team up with Omega Pharma-Quick Step team-mate Iljo Keisse at the popular event.

Cavendish is a double World champion in the Madison, and will use his time competing alongside Keisse at the famous track meeting [November 18-23] as part of his preparations for the 2015 season.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.