Team Riders Revealed for GCL Cannes

Photo: GCL / Stefano Grasso

The team line up for today’s first round of action is out, and it looks set to be a heavy-weight battle of the best in Cannes for the 7th event in the Championship race. 


Current leaders London Knights are sticking with their strategy from Saint Tropez, putting the winning combination of Ben Maher and Olivier Philippaerts together, interestingly with their same horses - Winning Good and H&M Legend of Love. Valkenswaard United drew prime position as last to go, with Alberto Zorzi and Jur Vrieling taking the reins for the first round of action in this weekend’s competition. 


Ones to watch will be the Cascais Charms, with heavy-weight duo of John Whitaker and Rolf-Göran Bengtsson combining for the first time in history. Home team Cannes Stars will field Swiss star Jane Richard Philipps and Piergiorgio Bucci, while Simon Delestre and Jerome Guery will be looking to claw back points following their disappointment in Saint Tropez. 


First to go, Doha Fursan Qatar, will see Sheikh Ali Bin Khalid Al Thani team up with Bassem Hassan Mohammed, while the formidable duo of Harrie Smolders and Jos Verlooy will be back in action for the Montreal Diamonds. 


For the full team rider list, please click here. Tune in at 20:30 local time for all the action, live studio guests and expert commentary.