Critérium du Dauphiné 2015 Stage 3: BMC wins TTT, Dennis yellow jersey

BMCIn a tricky team time trial with alot of false flat world champion BMC takes the win. So Van Garderen is the GC man in bonus, but Nibali and Valverde do serious business as well. Froome is half a minute down after Sky losing two riders early in the race on the demanding track. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results stage 3 Critérium du Dauphiné

1. BMC Racing Team
2. Astana + 0.04
3. Movistar + 0.05
4. Etixx Quickstep + 0.18
5. Orica-GreenEDGE+ 0.23
6. Team Sky + 0.35
7. Cannondale-Garmin + 0.42
8. Lampre Merida + 0.47
9. IAM Cycling + 0.49
10. Bora Argon 18 + 0.53

GC after stage 3
1. Rohan Dennis (aus)
2. Tejay van Garderen (usa) s.t.
3. Andrey Grivko (urk) + 0.04
4. Vincenzo Nibali (ita) s.t.
5. Lieuwe Westra (nld) s.t.
6. Rein Taaramae (est) s.t.
7. Michele Scarponi (ita) s.t.
8. Gorka Izagirre (spa) + 0.05
9. Alejandro Valverde (spa) s.t.
10. John Gadret (fra) s.t.

24. Chris Froome (gbr) + 0.35
45. Wilco Kelderman (nld) + 0.54
65. Bauke Mollema (nld) + 1.15

Race report
The intermediate time check comes after 14 km’s and BMC makes it in 15’56”. They are fastest at the line also. Van Garderen’s team is fastest in 29’58” with Astana (Nibali) and Movistar (Valverde) close in 30’02” and 30’03”. Both Etixx and Sky lost two riders early in the race and they finish behind.

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