Vincenzo Nibali disqualified from Vuelta a España for holding onto team car (video)

Astana team leader out of the Vuelta on stage two after being caught on camera taking a tow

Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) with Chris Froome (Team Sky) on stage two of the 2015 Vuelta a Espana (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Astana team leader Vincenzo Nibali has been disqualified from the Vuelta a España for taking unauthorised assistance from his team car on stage two.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.