Specialties and Strengths: Stage racing, one-day races, Classics
Francisco Ventoso is heading into his second season with BMC Racing Team and brings a wealth of experience in winning races and in the most recent years of his career, assuming the role of key domestique at one-day races and Grand Tours. Ventoso is one of the most-experienced riders in the peloton with 14 years of racing in the legs.
Ventoso is a multiple Grand Tour stage winner, at the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España, and has taken countless wins on home soil at races such as Vuelta a Burgos, Vuelta a Castilla y Leon, Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista del Sol and Vuelta a La Comunidad de Madrid.
With 32 Monuments and 13 Grand Tours behind him, Ventoso will continue to play a crucial role in BMC Racing Team’s Classic and Grand Tour ambitions in 2018.