The 22-year-old hasn’t raced because his shock relocation from Team DSM at the start of the year. It has been concurred that the agreement will be terminated with immediate result and that no additional comments will be made,” read the DSM statement.Speculation installed as to where Hirschi would clean up however UAE Team Emirates announced his signature just four days later with the rider signing up with a group that currently consisted of Tour de France winner Tadej Pogačar, Alexander Kristoff and Davide Formolo.The Volta a Catalunya will be Hirschi’s first race for the team and he is anticipated to also race Pais Vasco and then a complete calendar of Ardennes Classics.”I believe it’s an extremely interesting group we’re bringing,” group supervisor Matxin Fernandez said in relation to the team for Catalunya.”UAE Team Emirates for the Volta a Catalunya: Camilo Ardila, David De La Cruz, Joe Dombrowski, Rui Costa, Marc Hirschi, Brandon McNulty, and Sebastian Molano.
Marc Hirschi is set to make his long-awaited debut for UAE Team Emirates at the Volta a Catalunya on Monday. The race runs March 22-28 and has a stellar field that consists of Chris Froome (Israel Start-Up Nation), Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers).
The 22-year-old hasn’t raced considering that his shock relocation from Team DSM at the start of the year. He was suggested to race the UAE Tour in February however invested nearly the 3 months of the year on the sidelines.
His last race was available in Liège-Bastogne-Liège in 2015, where he was 2nd behind Primož Roglič of Jumbo-Visma however general 2020 was a huge breakout season for the rider from Switzerland. He won a phase in the Tour de France on his debut and followed that up with third on the planet championship road race in Italy and a win in La Flèche Wallonne.Hirschi belonged to
the Team DSM discussion at the start of the year however has his agreement terminated by the team. They were reluctant to specify the precise reasons for the abrupt choice, only specifying that they had actually ended the relationship a year prior to the rider’s contract was set to expire. There were murmurs that the team were dissatisfied with aspects surrounding the professional athlete but these were never verified and Hirschi was reluctant to state why he departed.
“Team DSM has reached a settlement arrangement with their rider Marc Hirschi to terminate their present work before the initial end date of 31 December 2021. It has actually been concurred that the contract will be terminated with immediate result which no further remarks will be made,” read the DSM statement.Speculation mounted regarding where Hirschi would wash up but UAE Team Emirates revealed his signature simply 4 days later with the rider joining a group that already consisted of Tour de France winner Tadej Pogačar, Alexander Kristoff and Davide Formolo.The Volta a Catalunya will be Hirschi’s very first race for the group and he is anticipated to likewise race Pais Vasco and then a complete calendar of Ardennes Classics.”I believe it’s a very amazing group we’re bringing,” group supervisor Matxin Fernandez said in relation to the team for Catalunya.” After the excellent success of Pogačar in Tirreno-Adriatico recently the team is as motivated as ever to go out and do an excellent race in Catalunya. We have big quality in the squad with a mix of young talents together with more skilled guys. “With the depth of the riders we have here we’ll intend for the GC, but we will likewise be challenging for wins on every stage possible. This will be the very first time we’ll see Marc Hirschi racing in the UAE colours. We’re hoping that he can accomplish terrific things with us. With his class and skill for sure it enhances the team.”UAE Team Emirates for the Volta a Catalunya: Camilo Ardila, David De La Cruz, Joe Dombrowski, Rui Costa, Marc Hirschi, Brandon McNulty, and Sebastian Molano.< aside class=" hawk-placeholder"data-model-name="Colnago Concept, Colnago G3X,, Campagnolo Super Record EPS 12 Speed Disc Groupset, Campagnolo
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