From the Davitamon-Lotto site... the protest is on!
Several mistakes have been clearly done by various parties during and after the race, with the result that Peter Van Petegem has lost a fine place on the podium, and also Bert Roesems has been deprive of a fine 5th place.
Besides the individual Pro Tour points lost by Peter and / of by Bert, these decisions also influence the teams classification, and the position of the coaches for the coming Pro Tour events.
And CyclingNews' crack team of translators finds De Peet making his case to the people:
Also, stop by CN if you want Pat McQuaid's extremely long-winded defense of the commissaires. Not recommended.