Damn, how about these apples?? Rock Racing’s Michael Ballsack is said to be the subject of a federal search warrant. The FDA is investigating the possible use of PED’s by former members of his fancy-pants racing outfit. I guess Rock IS Dead…
Michael Ball, owner of Rock Racing Team, is named in a sealed federal search warrant, according to the New York Daily News. The Food and Drug Administration is said to be investigating the possible use of performance-enhancing drugs use by members of the team.
It is not immediately clear whether the search warrant is connected to the FDA’s investigation stemming from Landis’ recent claims of doping within the peloton. However, FDA investigator Jeff Novitzky, who conducted the BALCO investigation and is said to be leading the Landis investigation, helped obtain the search warrant, the newspaper claims.
More over at Cyclingnews.
And in other cycling news, it appears Tom Bonnen is snowed in at the chalet and won’t be making an appearance in this year’s Tour. So, with Hushovd’s form unknown at this point, it could get real exciting for the sprinters this year. Will the Manx Missile rack up another 6 stage victories? I’d love to see Farrar throw a wheel in there and take a stage or two. Stay tuned cuz we’re about to start in just a few weeks!by