Tour de France: Ineos vow to fight on despite Pogacar's continued dominance

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Richard Carapaz has struggled to distance Tadej Pogacar at the Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Despite not being able to gain time back on any of their major GC rivals on stage 15 of the Tour de France, Ineos Grenadiers directeur sportif Gabriel Rasch has refused to throw in the towel and vowed that team leader Richard Carapaz will fight on all the way to Paris.

The 2019 Giro d’Italia winner sits fourth in the overall standings, 5:33 behind the unshakeable Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates), who is just a week away from winning back-to-back Tours.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.