Mark Cavendish to lead Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl at the Classic Brugge-De Panne

Manxman will battle it out with the fast men at Belgian race that has become a sprinter's classic

Mark Cavendish
Mark Cavendish shepherded by his teammates at Milano-Torino last week
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Mark Cavendish is to lead Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl at the Minerva Classic Brugge-De Panne on Wednesday.

Fresh from his win at Milano-Torino last week, the Manxman will be aiming for yet another first-time victory in a race, which would be the 160th of his career.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.