Garmin-Barracuda scored its first victory of the 2012 professional cycling campaign in true team fashion, winning the team time trial of Stage 2 in the Tour of Qatar. Here's the report from SlipstreamSports.com:
The boys in argyle blasted through the 11.3km out and back ‘Merckx-style’ time trial course, setting an early time of 12 minutes and 38 seconds which held throughout the day. The impressive result also moved team sprinter Tyler Farrar up to second overall on GC while the second-year rider Ramunas Navardauskas moves into the best young rider jersey. With more sprint stages to come Farrar is poised to contend for the yellow jersey.
“The TTT is close to our hearts at Garmin-Barracuda and winning today, as a team, is really exciting,” said Farrar. “It's a great way to start off the year.”
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Team Garmin notches first win of 2012 in true team fashion