Team Bahrain McLaren are all set for the 75th edition of the Vuelta which will be different in many ways, mostly due to Covid-19.
They are making the best out of it with a strong team to support Wout Poels in General Classification, and Matej Mohorič in stage wins.
The Spanish tour will take off in Irun on Tuesday, and will conclude in Madrid on November 8.
For the first time in history, the Vuelta will have only 18 instead of the usual 21 stages and the start will not be in the Netherlands as was planned in the beginning.
The race will be extremely mountainous until the 15th stage, with the 6th stage being one of the most striking ones as riders will cross the mountain range to finish atop the Col du Tourmalet in France.
Also, the 12th stage will be a brutal challenge.
Though just 109km long it has five categorised climbs, with the steepest sector of 23.5%, 3km before the top of the mythical Alto de El Angliru, for many the toughest climb in Spain.
Unfortunately, access to both of those passes, together with seven others, will be restricted to the public, due to the current epidemiological situation in Spain.
Line-up for the Vuelta 2020: Wout Poels, Grega Bole, Santiago Buitrago Sanchez, Scott Davies, Kevin Inkelaar, Matej Mohorič, Stephen Williams and Alfred Wright.