After a long break and a competitive fast, the pedals of best cyclists will spin again this week. Thus, we will be able to follow Tadej Pogačar on Friday, June 19th at “his” race »2nd Tadej Pogačar Cup and GP Plastika Virant in the Komenda business zone. Tadej will also compete in the National Road racing Championship on Sunday, which will also take place near his home and end with the ascent on Krvavec.
On Friday, June 19th, the 2nd Tadej Pogačar Cup and the Plastika Virant Grand Prix is scheduled. The criterion race will take place in a circle of 1,100 m in the Komenda business zone with the start and finish in front of the company Plastika Virant. The event will start at 4.30 pm with an introduction, where amateur competitors will perform, after them, the juniors and the younger and older female youths and Elite women category. At 7 pm, the race will be closed with the Elite men performing. Each category will have an adjusted track length. In the men Elite category, the race will be aprox. 40 km long (36 laps), and the winner will be the one who will collect the most points on the intermediate sprints – every third lap will count (scoring 5-3-2-1). Let’s remember it was last year when Luka Mezgec took first place, before Tadej Pogačar and Jan Polanec.
This year, most of Slovenian Pro-rider have confirmed their arrival, as well as some of the very famous cyclists around the world have also announced their arrival to Komenda and we will be able to see them shoulder to shoulder.
So on Friday June 19th you are invited to the Komenda business zone, where we will see Slovenian best cyclists joined by some of the big cycling names around the world at work.
For all those who will not be able to attend the event, there will be a live brodcast of the race available on Siol’s website.