Racing 13 May 2018
Carapaz wins Giro stage 8
Ecuadorian climber from Movistar Team beats GC contenders with brilliant late attack.
Richard Carapaz took down another wall in his astonishing progression as a WorldTour cyclist with his biggest victory to date, a maiden stage success in a three-week stagerace. The rider from the Ecuador did so in style, leaving all GC contenders behind with a brutal acceleration with 1.5 kilometers remaining of the climb to Montevergine di Mercogliano and reaching the finish solo, having chased down a long, early breakaway in the process. Under soaking rain, 'Richie' was still comfortable and near the...