Belgian Davitamon-Lotto has announced that Dirk Van Steelant, one of the team mechanics, passed away on the evening of Tuesday, September 6, after long illness. On stage 12 of the Vuelta a España tomorrow, the team will wear black armbands to commemorate Van Steelant, whose last mission with the squad was the Tour of Qatar at the beginning of the season.
The latest race content, interviews, features, reviews and expert buying guides, direct to your inbox!
Thank you for signing up to Cyclingnews. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.