Alberto Contador dismisses idea of disqualification from Giro d'Italia

Race leader laughs off suggestions that he could be punished for removing his helmet to put on a cap

Alberto Contador on stage six of the 2015 Giro d'Italia (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

One day after Sky's Richie Porte received a two-minute penalty for receiving help from a rival rider in the Giro d'Italia,  Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) laughed off the idea that he could be disqualified for riding without a helmet today near Imola.

Television images showed the race leader without his helmet momentarily as he put on a cap on during the 11th stage from Forlì to Imola, which was hit with a series of rain showers.

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