Cosnefroy: I'd be happy if Ineos weren't racing Brabantse Pijl

OVERIJSE BELGIUM APRIL 13 Benoit Cosnefroy of France and AG2R Citren Team competes in the breakaway during the 62nd De Brabantse Pijl La Flche Brabanonne 2022 Mens Elite a 2051km one day race from Leuven to Overijse BP22 on April 13 2022 in Overijse Belgium Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Cosnefroy (right) and Barguil (left) rounded out the podium behind Magnus Sheffield at Brabantse Pijl (Image credit: Luc ClaessenGetty Images)

For the third time in a week, Benoît Cosnefroy finished a race in the runner-up spot, with Wednesday's Brabantse Pijl delivering the same result as the Circuit de la Sarthe and Amstel Gold Race.

The AG2R Citroën leader was the first of two Frenchman on the podium behind Ineos Grenadiers teenager Magnus Sheffield in Overijse, with Arkéa-Samsic's Warren Barguil taking third place after Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal) was relegated for an illegal finishing sprint.

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