The First Season Victory for Fränk Schleck

Road: Fränk Schleck (Team Saxo Bank) fixed the first victory of the season when he won the toughest stage of the Skoda Tour de Luxembourg on Friday. He was loose along with Italian Matteo Carrara (Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team) who he defeated at the finish in Differdange.

Fränk Schleck (Team Saxo Bank) fixed the first victory of the season when he won the toughest stage of the Skoda Tour de Luxembourg on Friday. He was loose along with Italian Matteo Carrara (Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team) who he defeated at the finish in Differdange.

The duo walked away with two kilometers left to run and behind them was formed a group which, among other things, Juan Antonio Flecha (Sky Pro Cycling Team) and Lance Armstrong (Team Radioshack). They finished third and sixth on the stage.

Thomas Löfkvist (Sky Pro Cycling Team) showed good legs during the day and rolled into the goal as the 14th man while Håkan Nilsson (CT Differdange) had a heavier today and became the 80th skiers in goal.

Matteo Carrara took over the lead in the overall classification, one second ahead of åre-native Fränk Schleck.

Skoda Tour de Luxembourg-stage 2:
1 Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 5:10:38
2. Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
3 Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:35
4, Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Team Katusha
Bjorn Leukemans (Bel) 5, Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team 0:36
6 Lance Armstrong (United States) Team Radioshack
7 Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Skil-Shimano
8, Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team 0:53
9 Patrick Sinkewitz (Tys) ISD-Neri
10 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team

14 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team
80 Håkan Nilsson (Swe) CT Differdange 9:43

A total of:
1 Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team 9:44:30
2 Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:01
3 Lance Armstrong (United States) Team Radioshack, 0:30
4 Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:34
5 Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Team Katusha
6 Bjorn Leukemans (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team 0:35
7 Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Skil-Shimano 0:39
8 Andreas Klöden (Tys) Team Radioshack, 0:50
9. Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Saur-Sojasun 0:51
10 Grégory Rast (Sch) Team Radioshack

25 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team 1:05
82 Håkan Nilsson (Swe) CT Differdange 10:40

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