Team Ineos will host their first-ever race on the virtual platform Zwift and you can watch the head-to-head battle live on Cyclingnews on Sunday, April 12 at 5pm BST / 12pm EDT.
The British WorldTour team's has been divided into six mini-teams led by Tour de France champions Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas, Egan Bernal, along with Giro d'Italia winner Richard Carapaz, former world champion Michal Kwiatkowski and Tao Geoghegan Hart.
Team Ineos will begin the day with eRides that will start at 3pm BST / 10am EDT where Zwifters can join a host of the team's riders on a Watopia route.
The team said that the rides will take approximately 40 minutes to an hour on a route suitable for all ability categories A - D on Zwift, and that Team Ineos riders will join each group ride.
Later the same day, Team Ineos will then go head-to-head in a six-heat race starting at 5pm BST / 12pm EDT and fans will be able to watch a live streaming of the event on Cyclingnews.
Team Ineos will field six mini-teams that will race against each other up the 12km Alpe du Zwift climb.
We're thrilled to announce that all 30 @TeamINEOS riders will do battle in Sunday's @GoZwift eRace. In a Team vs Team format - which of these lineups will produce the winner? 🏆 pic.twitter.com/L51TGGSR44April 10, 2020
Let's take a closer look at the course for today's eRace. A flat start leads into the mighty Alpe du Zwift 🏔️📺 Here's the link to watch from 5pm BST > https://t.co/ngtyBS5Km9 pic.twitter.com/YmsHFMi9OUApril 12, 2020
Kirsten Frattini is an honours graduate of Kinesiology and Health Science from York University in Toronto, Canada. She has been involved in bike racing from the grassroots level to professional cycling's WorldTour. She has worked in both print and digital publishing, and started with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. Moving into a Production Editor's role in 2014, she produces and publishes international race coverage for all cycling disciplines, edits news and writes features. Currently the Women's Editor at Cyclingnews, Kirsten coordinates global coverage of races, news, features and podcasts about women's professional cycling.
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