When the ace of the handlebars becomes the ace of the steering wheel.
Tom Boonen distinguished himself this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps by winning a race in the Porsche Carrera Cup Benelux in the Pro-Am category.
The start of an adventure that could lead the 2005 world champion in road cycling to even tougher deadlines.
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“I am surprised to win my category (Pro Am) in my first race in the Porsche Carrera Cup Benelux.
I had already driven the car in the 24 Hours of Dubai.
But here at Spa Francorchamps, it was another level!
I came without any particular expectations, he confided to RTBF.
First on the podium is already a big dream come true for me!
“I started racing on the circuit when I was 21.
And even when I was a pro cyclist, I still rode a lot in Zolder and Spa.
I loved it because it allowed me to eliminate stress, continues the quadruple winner of Paris-Roubaix.
I dream of the 24 Hours of Spa and Le Mans.
I'm working on trying to ride there this year.
And if it's not this season, it will be next.
The beast is released.
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