Ineos Grenadiers head to Spain for 2021 season opener

The British team look set to start their race on the Spanish island Mallorca

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Ineos Grenadiers’ expected first race of the 2021 season will be the Challenge Mallorca.

With the Tour Down Under not running as a WorldTour race in January because of the coronavirus pandemic, the traditional European curtain-raiser on the island of Mallorca will likely instead be Ineos’ racing bow in 2021.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.