Scott Thwaites 'very likely' to debut in Milan-San Remo with Mark Cavendish

Yorkshireman Scott Thwaites likely to join fellow Brits Mark Cavendish and Steve Cummings in Dimension Data's line-up for Milan-San Remo

Scott Thwaites in 2017 Strade Bianche.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Scott Thwaites will "very likely" race Milan-San Remo for the first time with Dimension Data captain and fellow British rider Mark Cavendish next Saturday (March 18). The team is planning to give him the green light to race the Italian monument ahead of the cobbled classics.

Thwaites previewed the final kilometres of Milan-San Remo on Monday with Cavendish and Edvald Boasson Hagen, the leaders for the race with Steve Cummings.

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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.