Lelangue confident Lotto Soudal can stay in WorldTour

Lotto Soudal general manager John Lelangue at the 2019 Il Lombardia
Lotto Soudal general manager John Lelangue at the 2019 Il Lombardia (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Lotto Soudal CEO John Lelangue insists that his team will continue to race aggressively without focussing too much on UCI points in 2022, despite the team languishing in the danger zone of relegation from the WorldTour in 2023.

As Cyclingnews reported this week, there are will be only 18 spots for the WorldTour starting in 2023 and the UCI is expected to draw the line below the top teams in the points rankings from 2020 through 2022. Lotto Soudal is currently 20th and close behind Cofidis, Intermarché-Wanty Gobert and Israel-Premier Tech.

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