The 22-year-old Irish rider joined EF Schooling-EasyPost from Trinity Racing growth workforce in 2022 and blossomed this yr. He’s thought to be a future hilly Classics winner and attracted curiosity from quite a few different main groups however opted to stick with EF Schooling-EasyPost.
“I’m tremendous completely happy to announce that I’ve signed a brand new contract with the workforce and that I’m going to be persevering with to race in pink,” Healy stated.
“This workforce is only a good setting to be in. It offers me a number of alternatives to race the best way that I wish to race. It’s only a completely happy workforce to be part of.”
Healy confirmed he was on observe to carry out nicely within the spring by successful a stage and ending third total on the Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali in late March. He then received the GP Industria & Artigianato one-day race in Italy and was second at De Brabantse Pijl the Ardennes Classics started.
He broke away with Tadej Pogačar and Tom Pidcock within the Amstel Gold Race, distancing the Ineos Grenadiers rider to take second. Every week later he repeated his efficiency with fourth at Liège-Bastogne-Liège.
Healy was then a part of the breakaway on the street to Fossombrone throughout stage 8 of the Giro, earlier than taking off alone to solo to victory in his debut Grand Tour.
Every week later he completed second to Brandon McNulty in Bergamo after impressing on the hills of Il Lombardia by once more becoming a member of the best assault. His aggressive racing however laid-back angle made him one of many revelations of the spring.
“We’re very proud that Ben will stick with us and we will proceed the journey collectively,” EF Schooling-EasyPost workforce supervisor Jonathan Vaughters stated.
“It’s at all times further particular when a expertise that involves you at first of their professional profession achieves one thing particular and that you simply’re capable of preserve him on the workforce. He’s a really good individual. He lends a serving to hand in so some ways. I beloved watching him do this feed at Roubaix.
“He’s a real, sort soul who’s a killer within the races however a selfless individual in his day-to-day life.”
Heayl took a break after finishing the Giro d’Italia and is anticipated to focus on the second half of the season, together with Il Lombardia.