Drafting controversy at Amstel Gold Race – Vaughters complains, Pogacar explains, director defends


Amstel Gold Race director Leo van Vliet has made a strongly worded denial that the lead organisation car had any effect on the outcome of the Netherlands’ biggest Classic on Sunday.

Tadej Pogačar, the odds-on pre-race favourite following his devastatingly successful 2023 season to date, dominated affairs with a spectacular solo victory.