Quick Step nets most wins in five years

The Quick Step team proudly proclaimed that it was named the team with the most wins in the last...

The Quick Step team proudly proclaimed that it was named the team with the most wins in the last five years on Thursday. The team cited statistics compiled by Christian Lagneaux of the web site velo-club.net which counted 212 UCI wins for the team over the past five seasons.

The wins include 81 by sprinter Tom Boonen alone, as well as Richard Virenque's Tour de France stage win in 2004, Paolo Bettini's two world championship titles and his Olympic gold medal (2004) and two of Michael Rogers' three consecutive world time trial titles.

In total, the team scored 14 stage race overall victories, 133 stage wins and 65 one-day races, with Boonen as the winningest rider in the last five years, ahead of his competitors Alessandro Petacchi and Robbie McEwen.

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