After a textbook leadout from the team, Kirsten Wild was able to win this race for the 5th time, and the second year in a row for the team.
Team: Julie, Charlotte, Kirsten, Thea, Tatiana, Lauren
Our best race so far this season, with the best possible result, a win for Kirsten.
Team: Lauren, Julie, Charlotte, Kirsten, Thea, Vita
Strong performance in this race, with 5th in the TTT, victory and 3 podiums for Kirsten.
Team: Julie, Charlotte, Kirsten, Thea, Tatiana, Emilie
The Ronde van Drenthe weekend consist of 3 UCI-races, first one the 12.March, second one 14.March and the 3d on 15.March. For the first time we could muster the formidable Dutch sprinter Kirsten Wild. The first race, Drentse8 Van Dwingeloo saw young Emilie Moberg getting into the descisive break and sprinting to a 4th place, behind 2 time world champion Giorgia Bronzini (Wiggle). This Video show the finish, which saw a spectator bringing down Loren Rowney (Velocio SRAM). This spectator was taken care of by the police. For Moberg, this was her best result so far this season.
On the Saturday World Cup race, the team suffered a string of small setbacks when 4 of the 6 riders punctured. Worst was when Kirsten Wild punctured out of the lead group late in the race. Even if the team worked hard and got her back to the leaders just before the final, Kirsten could only manage a 11th place. Jolien Dhoore (Wiggle) won.
For the sundays race, Novilon Ronde van Drenthe, everything was allright again. Kirsten Wild won her first race for 2015 in typical style, when she beat ex-Hitec rider Chloe Hosking (Wiggle) in the bunch sprint.
Team: Kirsten Wild, Emilie Moberg, Miriam Bjørnsrud, Lauren Kitchen, Julie Leth, Tatiana Guderzo, Shana van Glabeke
Results: Drentse 8, Ronde van Drenthe and Novilon Eurocup
After sitting over Ladies Tour of Qatar, Hitec Products rider Kirsten Wild (33) achieved her big goal of the season when she won the World Championship title on Saturday on the track in Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines, France. The notorious sprinter showed her class in the scratch event when she beat Australian Amy Cure in a tight finish. She capped of the championships with a bronze medal in the omnium on Sunday. Kirsten Wild will make her debut on the road for Team Hitec Products in Ronde van Drenthe in Nederland 12.March.
The full results are here