Last WT team to get a 2021 season win

Who will be the last WT team to get a 2021 season win?

  • Astana

    Votes: 1 1.6%
  • Bora

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • DSM

    Votes: 4 6.5%
  • EF

    Votes: 2 3.2%
  • Groupama

    Votes: 1 1.6%
  • Intermarche

    Votes: 37 59.7%
  • Israel

    Votes: 6 9.7%
  • Movistar

    Votes: 8 12.9%
  • Trek

    Votes: 1 1.6%
  • UAE

    Votes: 2 3.2%

  • Total voters
    62
Mid-Febraury is appropriate time to officially start the traditional annual contest: who will be the last WT team to get a 2021 season win?

9 teams are already out, 10 teams are still in the game:

Ag2R: Aurelien Paret-Peintre (Jan 31, Grand Prix de la Marseillaise)
Astana: ---
Bahrain: Phil Bauhaus (Feb 14, Tour de la Provence stage 4)
BikeExchange: Cameron Meyer (Feb 7, Australia NCRR)
Bora: ---
Cofidis: Christophe Laporte (Feb 3. Etoile de Besseges stage 1)
Deuceninck: Davide Ballerini (Feb 11, Tour de la Provence stage 1)
DSM: ---
EF: ---
Groupama: ---
Ineos: Filippo Ganna (Feb 6. Etoile de Besseges stage 4)
Intermarche: ---
Israel: ---
Jumbo: George Bennett (Feb 14, New Zealand NCRR)
Lotto: Tim Wellens (Feb 5, Etoile de Besseges stage 3)
Movistar: ---
Qhubeka: Giacomo Nizzolo (Feb 14, Clasica de Almeria)
Trek: ---
UAE: ---

Poll is attached.
 
Reactions: Sandisfan
Surely National races should not be included for the purposes of this competition as the riders don’t compete for their trade team.
It won’t have a material impact as Jumbo and Bike Exchange should win soon anyway.
Actually they do, it's just some have no teammates and other's have 2/3rds of their teammates. Hence the reason the Spanish National Championships at times look more like the Movistar Invitational than anything else.
 
I agree that Nats shouldn't count, but for a different reason. Not all of the teams are can enter those races.
Sure, a team can't enter a national championship if they don't have riders of that nation, but otherwise there are no restrictions. Sure, it gives BikeExchange - or whatever the team has been called during the years - a bit of an advantage to get an early win.
 
The fewest wins for a WT team I can remember was 4 (Fuji in 2009 and AG2R in 2012). Pretty sure there has never been a winless team, let alone two.

How did AG2R manage only 4 wins despite being a French team and riding all of those small French races no big teams outside of France bother with is a mystery.
 
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