Team Ineos will pull out of Tour if it is not safe, warns Dave Brailsford

17 April 2020 08:45
Brailsford taking no chances over coronavirus precautions Grand Départ of rescheduled Tour scheduled fro 29 August Dave Brailsford has said he would pull his Team Ineos squad out of the rescheduled 2020 Tour de France if he felt that the race’s precautions against coronavirus were not panning out in a “measured, intelligent and responsible way.”“We would reserve the right to withdraw the team should we deem it necessary,” he told the Guardian, citing his team’s withdrawal from racing in March as Covid-19 infections gathered pace, prior to the Paris-Nice stage race. “Whilst the race is on, we will plan to participate, but equally we will monitor the evolving nature of how things play out, as we did prior to Paris-Nice,” Brailsford said. “This is a sensible, responsible and reasoned approach.” Related: August Tour de France 'recipe for disaster', public health expert warns Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian