Mark Cavendish to race Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne

Etixx-Quick-Step sprinter Mark Cavendish will attempt to win his second Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne as his team name strong weekend lineups

Mark Cavendish wins Stage 7 of the 2015 Tour de San Luis

(Image credit: Watson)

Mark Cavendish will build up for his classics season at this Sunday's Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne, lining up alongside reigning champion Tom Boonen for Etixx-Quick-Step.

Cavendish won the Belgian semi-classic in 2012 and will be among the favourites for the race once more with a strong team around him.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.