Anthony Perez won in Haut Var, Kangert 17th
The breakaway made it in the first stage of the Tour des Alpes-Maritimes et du Var with Anthony Perez (Cofidis, Solutions Credits) winning the stage ahead of Anthony Turgis (Team Total Direct Energie). Third place went to Michael Storer (Team Sunweb), who was the first rider from the chasing main field loosing 4 seconds to the winner. Tanel Kangert (EF Pro Cycling) finished in the group with the main contenders loosing 6 seconds to the winner on the 17th position. Toms Skujins (Trek Segafredao) came in 31st, loosing 40 seconds to the stage winner.