"It's the first time I win with the tricolore jersey on. It was the queen stage of Paris-Nice, it's just great. The profile of this Paris-Nice favoring riders of my calibre made me the team leader for once. To finish on the podium after such a great stage it's just great. Now I'm going to concentrate on the classics and as early as next weekend on Milan-San Remo even though the course has changed and suits the sprinters better. I've not turned into a stage race specialist. Other stages races include time trials and mountains and are too hard for me. But I hope to be in the same form for the Ardennes classics which I like very much."
Arthur Vichot: "Great to win the queen stage"
Jersey wearers after the stage 8
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