Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl star defends his racing tactic, and says it's up to fans to watch out for riders, not the other way around.
Van Baarle delivers with anticipation and execution, Ineos and Intermarché shine, as Lampaert suffers, and Van der Poel runs out of steam.
The incident summed up Quick-Step's trials and tribulations during this year's northern classics campaign.
Lefevere on Lampaert’s Paris-Roubaix crash: ‘In my time I would have turned back, taken my bike, and hit him on the head’
‘He might need a lawyer but that will be it. I hope he doesn’t sleep this evening,’ says team boss.
'If you don't know anything about the race, stay home. For me that is dramatic, because there was still a podium place in it,' says Belgian rider.
'Contract negotiation is about business. You cannot explain a season without results with two punctures and a badly timed crash,' says team boss.
Troubles continued for the so-called ‘Wolfpack’ and the Belgian powerhouse hopes to save its spring classics campaign at Paris-Roubaix.
'The level in this peloton is so high that it's impossible to make up the deficit. Apart from Kasper it'll be difficult,' says Stijn Steels.
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl struggling to find winning ways at spring classics: ‘We can’t win everything’
There wasn't a Quick-Step jersey in the top-30 as pressure mounts on perennial classics favorites.
'A race I’d like to forget quickly.' Patrick Lefevere's 'Wolfpack' undone by poor positioning and subpar performances.
'At this team, we’re just all normal guys. There’s not too many egos,' says Belgian classics specialist.
Yves Lampaert saves the day for the 'Wolfpack' despite a string of punctures that kept him from pushing for more than fifth.
An estimated 1 million fans packed the roadsides from Antwerp to Leuven, creating a festival-like atmosphere unlike anything anyone's seen before.
Lampaert beats Matteo Jorgenson and Matt Gibson in three-up sprint as GC contenders finish together in the peloton.
Yves Lampaert led a Deceuninck–Quick-Step rout at Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne amid blustery conditions. The swirling winds blew Mathieu van der Poel into a ditch.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step renews contract with experienced classics specialist.
Belgian team to gather en masse in the Italian Dolomites, contrasts 'bubbles' strategy used elsewhere.
Stybar, Lampaert and others talk suffering and survival on Roubaix's toughest cobblestone sectors.
Lampaert talks about the pain of the Kwaremont and his love-hate relationship with Belgium's national obsession, the Tour of Flanders.