Geren Thijssen (Intermarché-Wanty) powered to his first victory of the season on the final day of racing at the Challenge Mallorca – Trofeo Palma. Thijssen was the strongest once he hit the front and unleashed his run to the line after his new leadout survived the chaotic final run into Palma.
The Belgian out-jumped Alexander Kristoff (Uno-X Mobility) to the front and was never passed, with the Norwegian settling for second and Marijn van den Berg (EF-Education EasyPost) taking third.
Soudal-QuickStep were in pole position going into the final few corners, but their train disintegrated and lost position among the shoulder-barging and jostling for position, with Yves Lampaert their top finishes in ninth.
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