Vuelta a Espana: Aggressive Simon Clarke tries his luck in Lugo finale

Simon Clarke (Cannondale-Drapac)

Simon Clarke (Cannondale-Drapac) (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)

Stage 5 of the Vuelta a Espana might have been suited to the sprinters but that didn't stop Simon Clarke (Cannondale-Drapac) from springing a surprise attack in the closing kilometres into Lugo. The attack from Clarke was matched by Philippe Gilbert (BMC) as the duo went clear in an attempt to foil the sprint teams.

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