Team bus destroyed in arson attack before stage 12 of Vuelta a España

• Aqua Blue Sport bus damaged in ‘cowardly arson attack overnight’
• Team vow to continue racing: ‘Nothing is going to stop us’

A suspected arson attack in the southern Spanish city of Almería has destroyed the tour bus of the Aqua Blue Sport cycling team at the Vuelta a España.

A mattress had been placed underneath the Ireland-based team’s bus in the early hours of Thursday and set alight.

Our team bus has been completely damaged in a cowardly arson attack over night. No one was injured. Police have arrested a suspect. #LV2017

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