Wout van Aert unbeatable in Loenhout

ZOLDER BELGIUM DECEMBER 27 Wout Van Aert of Belgium and Team JumboVisma celebrates winning during 17th Superprestige HeusdenZolder 2021 Mens Elite SuperprestigeCX SPHeusdenZolder on December 27 2021 in Zolder Belgium Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
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Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) made it six wins in a row for the 2021-2022 cyclo-cross season, taking out the Azencross in Loenhout ahead of Michael Vanthourenhout (Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal) and Toon Aerts (Baloise Trek).

Unlike his previous wins, where he rode away solo early in the race, Van Aert waited until the penultimate lap to ditch Quinten Hermans (Tormans CX) and Laurens Sweeck (Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal) in pursuit of Vanthourenhout, who attacked through the pit mid-lap.

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Full Results
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Wout Van Aert (Bel) Jumbo-Visma 0:56:16
2Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:00:14
3Toon Aerts (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:00:27
4Corne van Kessel (Ned) Tormans - Circus Cyclo Cross Team 0:00:41
5Laurens Sweeck (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:00:54
6Quinten Hermans (Bel) Tormans - Circus Cyclo Cross Team 0:00:59
7Felipe Orts Lloret (Spa) Burgos-BH 0:01:04
8Tim Merlier (Bel) Alpecin - Fenix 0:01:10
9Vincent Baestaens (Bel) CX Team Deschacht-group Hens-containers Maes 0:01:17
10Toon Vandebosch (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:01:25
11Niels Vandeputte (Bel) Alpecin - Fenix 0:01:32
12Jens Adams (Bel) 0:01:33
13Tom Meeusen (Bel) CX Team Deschacht-group Hens-containers Maes 0:01:34
14Eli Iserbyt (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:01:41
15Daan Soete (Bel) CX Team Deschacht-group Hens-containers Maes 0:02:09
16Thomas Mein (GBr) Tormans - Circus Cyclo Cross Team 0:02:20
17Gianni Vermeersch (Bel) Alpecin - Fenix 0:02:31
18Kevin Kuhn (Swi) Tormans - Circus Cyclo Cross Team 0:03:13
19Thijs Aerts (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:03:17
20Lander Loockx (Bel) CX Team Deschacht-group Hens-containers Maes 0:03:33
21Curtis White (USA) Cannondale/Cyclocrossworld 0:03:42
22Tony Periou (Fra) Team S1 Neo Loudeac 0:03:45
23Arne Vrachten (Bel) 0:04:02
24Kerry Werner (USA) 0:04:13
25Kevin Suarez Fernandez (Spa) Nesta - MMR CX Team 0:04:15
26Seppe Rombouts (Bel) 0:04:16
27Robin Alderweireld (Bel) 0:04:49
28Mathijs Wuyts (Bel) 0:04:54
29Stan Godrie (Ned) 0:04:56
30Julian Siemons (Bel) 0:05:07
31Valentin Guillaud (Fra) Team Guevel Immobilier Laval Cyclisme 53 0:05:43
32Jonas Degroote (Bel) 0:05:47
33Mario Junquera San Millan (Spa) Unicaja Banco - Gijon 0:05:52
34Mathieu Morichon (Fra) Team Royalbikeshop.Com 0:05:57
35David van der Poel (Ned) Alpecin - Fenix 0:06:15
36Marcel Meisen (Ger) Alpecin - Fenix 0:06:16
37Valentin Humbert (Fra) Team S1 Neo Loudeac 0:06:44
38Caleb Swartz (USA) 0:06:46
39Senne De Meyer (Bel)
40Ingmar Uytdewilligen (Bel) 0:07:07
41Klaas Groenen (Ned) 0:07:14
42Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Bahrain Victorious 0:07:16
43Nick Peers (Bel) 0:07:18
44Lorenzo Marasco (Fra) Sebmotobikes CX Team 0:07:19
45Kenneth Van Compernolle (Bel) 0:07:21
46Siebe Tormans (Bel) 0:07:25
47Alex Colman (Bel) Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise 0:07:26
48Grégory Careme (Bel)
49Matej Ulik (Svk)
50Dries Van Gestel (Bel) TotalEnergies
51Celestin Guillon (Fra)
52Florian Hamm (Ger) Schamel p/b Kloster Kitchen
53Ondřej Zelený (Cze)
54Maarten Van Staeyen (Bel)
55Yelle Leaerts (Bel)
56Cameron Jette (Can)
57Andrew Giniat (USA)
58Mathieu Taburet (Fra)
59Finnegan O'Connor (USA)
60Philipp Heigl (Aut)
61Rory Jack (USA)
62Tyler Cloutier (USA)
63Andy Ruts (Bel)
64Yannick Mayer (Ger)
65Frederick Junge (USA)
66Gauthier Heymes (Fra)
67Greg Bruynseels (Svk)
DNFDiether Sweeck (Bel) IKO - Crelan
DNFYentl Bekaert (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions
DNFTim De Schuyter (Bel)
DNFNicholas Lando (USA)

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