Dave Brailsford: We're here to win the Tour de France

Ineos Grenadiers manager Dave Brailsford (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The Ineos Grenadiers team start a new chapter of their Tour de France history, with Egan Bernal named the sole team leader and Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas absent. Yet for team manager Dave Brailsford, the goal remains the same: overall victory and another yellow jersey in Paris, even if the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic means the race might not last three weeks and make it to Paris.       

“We’re here to win the Tour de France,” Brailsford said at the Ineos Grenadiers video press conference on Friday. 

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.