Stage winner Daniel Martin of Ireland celebrates on the podium of the ninth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 168.5 kilometers starting in Saint-Girons and finishing in Bagneres-de-Bigorre, Pyrenees region, France, Sunday July 7 2013. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

Daniel Martin (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

The 94th edition of the Volta a Catalunya road cycling race begins Monday in Spain. Watch all seven stages March 24-30 at 6 PM ET on Universal Sports.

Daniel Martin (Garmin-Sharp) returns to defend his 2013 Volta a Catalunya victory. He is scheduled to compete against a tough field including 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome (Team Sky) and  2013 Vuelta a España winner Chris Horner (Lampre-Merida).

Popular Spaniards racing in front of home fans include Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) and Joaquim Rodriguez (Team Katusha).

Veteran announcer Steve Schlanger will call the action alongside analyst Todd Gogulski, who spent more than a decade racing professionally, including on the U.S. National team, and had more than 100 victories during his career.