Movistar Looking To Complete The Winning Run

[W:Movistar Team] have won all four Europe Tour stageraces held in Spain in 2012 and aspire to do the same in the last one this weekend: the [W:Vuelta a Madrid]. Movistar Team line up this weekend in the 26th Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid with the goal of completing their spectacular performances, including the overall victory, in all four 2.1 Europe Tour stageraces (Andaluc?a -Valverde-, Murcia ?Quintana-, Castilla y Le?n ?Moreno- and Asturias ?Intxausti-) held in Spain. The Madrilian race will be the last one in Spain under that category -Burgos, in August, will be a 2.HC-, and the telephone squad will look forward to completing their streak there and repeating last year’s triumph by Rui Costa. The Blue squad will line up with [W:Juanjo Cobo], Jonathan Castroviejo, [W:Iv?n Guti?rrez], Jes?s Herrada, Angel Madrazo, Javi Moreno, Rub?n Plaza and Colombian Nairo Quintana, all of them directed by Yvon Ledanois. This year’s race will be a two-stage event: Saturday (12.00 CET) will see a 7.8-kilometer individual time trial being held in Madrid’s Casa de Campo Park, while Sunday’s stage will be a 178km mountain trek from Colmenar Viejo to the Puerto de Morcuera (Cat. 1), tackled for the first time with 70k to go after three Cat. 3 ascents and the passage through Canencia (Cat. 2) prior to the final climb.

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