Tour de France would be vital for both economy of cycling and morale of the French nation, says Groupama-FDJ boss.
'This gives us a motivation when everything else is so uncertain for the moment.'
Pro cycling teams are being extra cautious when it comes to deciding when to deploy riders, for fear of infection, and quarantine away from family and training.
Riders are losing valuable training time as more questions than answers remain in the wake of the UAE Tour coronavirus crisis.
Pinot vows to return to the Tour de France next year to make amends for his tearful departure
The Pyrenees shook up the Tour de France's overall standings. Who is the strongest? How can Thibaut Pinot or Geraint Thomas win?
After putting costly time losses behind him, Pinot is a riding a wave of momentum after three stellar days across the Pyrénées to surge back into contention for the yellow jersey
Thibaut Pinot took the blame for his disastrous ride during Monday's stage 10. "I have a bit of anger about what happened yesterday," he says