After more than a month "break" is Team PIONEER Investments back and looking forward Saturday´s Kaiser Maximilian lauf – 60km race in beautiful Seefeld region. team of distance runners Pioneer comeback. In Seefeld, Austria awaits Bauer et al. Lauf Saturday at 60 kilometers, which is another part series Ski Classics. A live broadcast of next SkiClassics race start from 8.30 on CT Sport program or SkiClassics Play channel. Team PIONEER Investents will represent Barbara Jezersek, Ilya Chernousov and Lukas Bauer.
We will be only 3 athletes from the team on the start, because some athletes are tired from tough Tour de Ski, where they showed good performance in few stages. Othere reasons are also that during the same weekend like Kaiser Maximilian lauf are last races, where some of our athletes are fighting for World Chmpionships in Lahti selection and the last reason is sickness, when Jiri Harcuba is actually sick,“ explain Lukas Bauer.
I therefore Bauer says: "I´m expecting TOP 10 for Barbara like standard and everything from eight place up to front is awesome. Ilja did a very good job in LaSgambeda with 2nd place, but also in his case I will be happy with TOP 10, but I´m sure that his private goals are higher. And me? I'm going into the race with a question mark. My personal feelings are better than a month ago, so the first fifteen or twenty would be after those of my problems OK. "
What is waiting for „PIONEERs“ in Seefeld? 60 km which competitors complete a single circuit due to the fact that last week occurred 30 cm of fresh snow in the Tyrol. "We raced there for the first time last year, even though it was only a substitute for the other canceled race, so that the organizers did a great job. There were three 20 kilometer circuits with very heavy profile. The track was changed for this year with not such tough profile like last year and I can no longer rely on long, tough climbs, but this is common for long-distance races, "says Bauer. With Seefeld starts challenging series of races, when there is 5 races in 6 weeks on the schedule and our goal is simply – to reach some great individual results and to climb in team standing up as will be possible ;-).