Belgium turns its eyes to Vanmarcke for Tour of Flanders

In the absence of Tom Boonen, a nation has turned its lonely eyes to Sep Vanmarcke ahead of Sunday’s Tour of Flanders. Sporza’s straw poll of Belgian former Ronde winners on Saturday morning pointed to him as the favourite, with Eddy Planckaert, Peter Van Petegem and Edwig Van Hooydonck all plumping for the LottoNL-Jumbo man.

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