By Monika Prell
Earlier this year, the directors of the Team Caisse d'Epargne communicated to Pablo Lastras that they would not renew his contract, however, times have changed, and the 31 year-old Spaniard has renewed.
Lastras had already spent ten years in the team's organization, and he was keen on continuing. His desires resulted in a winning the queen stage of the Eneco Tour and sixth overall in the Tour of Poland. The opinion of Caisse Directeur Sportifs José Miguel Echavarri and Eusebio Unzúe changed, and a contract renewal was offered.
"We reached a satisfying agreement. Eusebio [Unzúe] congratulated me for the attitude I showed in the last races, and I believe that continued the affection that has existed for the many years of our relationship," commented Lastras. He was reported as "very satisfied" to be able to continue in the team where he has spent his entire sporting career.