Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team Report
Allan Davis finishes 2nd at legendary Milan - San Remo one-day race.
Team Discovery Channel rider Allan Davis was a late signing to the squad but wasted no time in showing his worth as he scored one of the biggest results of his career in Italy on Saturday. At approximately
Assistant Sports Director Sean Yates was impressed with the entire Team?s performance stating, ?When you have six of your eight-man team in the front group as you close in on the finish you know the boys have put in a good effort. Allan was looked after all day by the guys and did a great job of saving himself for the final. Popo was equally as impressive, getting away twice in the final
Davis, known as a fast finisher, had marked this race as one of his 2007 objectives and was very happy with the outcome at day?s end. ?I have never had so many teammates around me at the end of a World Cup race. The Team was incredible and having the guys there at the end gave me extra motivation. Popovych was incredibly strong at the end of the race and helped to get me in a great position in the final kilometers of the race. After that it was up to me,? commented Davis. About the final sprint and his second place finish Davis stated, ?With
Following the final standings at Milan San Remo, the third Pro Tour race of the 2007 season, Team Discovery?s Alberto Contador still remains atop the overall UCI Pro Tour rankings. Team Discovery is racing in Spain this week at the Vuelta a Castilla y Leon.