The W52-FC Porto made a strong start on Sunday and Vinhas did not escape the UCI, but José Gonçalves (Katusha), Jóni Brandão (Efapel) and Nelson Oliveira (Movistar) are even more favored.
Raúl Alarcón (W52-FC Porto) has expressed his desire to fight for the Tour of Portugal on Saturday, despite the crampons fracture he suffered a few days ago at GP Abimoti, and THE GAME talked with his colleagues to hold the Melgaçu national championship this Sunday , Spain, they say, remain a priority.
"He has been our leader in the past two years, I do not doubt he will win again," said António Carvalho, who repeated: "I do not even think I'm going up in the yellow hierarchy." Joaquim Silva, who goes to Qinghai Lake in China, agrees: "That's the gentleman, the name says everything." He had the defiance, but he soon came back, we have one or two that we can handle. "
Rui Vinhas, informed by the UCI about the use of betamethones in Portugal after a violent accident, has been cleansed, and this Sunday will be fine for the state championship.
The dragon, which has six titles, but the last in 1982, carries the biggest names but is not popular at 193 km. José Gonçalves (Katuša) wants double, after winning the krono – "That's the goal, because I never won" – Brother Domingos (Caja Rural) intends to confirm again; Nelson Oliveira (Movistar), the most polite, and Jóni Brandão think again to win. "There are technical zones, but it's difficult. The circuit is good for attacks," says Efapel's leader.
Sporting-Tavira, with Tiagom Machado and Frederico Figueired, also dreams. "It's a good way for me, with a complicated last-onset," says Frederico.