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Always an entertaining race, the Bretagne Classic was created in 1931 and throughout the years has delivered several surprises, as well as some illustrious winners. Held in the heart of French heartland, the race starts and finishes in town of Plouay, which nearly two decades ago hosted the Road World Championships.
UCI WorldTour one-day racing continues for BMC Racing Team in France this weekend with Greg Van Avermaet headlining a strong roster for Bretagne Classic Ouest-France on Sunday (27 August).
For it's second edition, the Bretagne Classic Ouest-France changes its format to include a figure of eight lap which is inclusive of two climbs of the Mur de Bretagne. Riders will tackle a total of 227 kilometres on the longer lap before crossing the line to do a 13.9 kilometre circuit to the finish.
BAHRAIN MERIDA Pro Cycling Team is heading to Bretagne Classic Ouest race in the upcoming weekend.