After a closed race, the 13th Memorial Staf Segers (the introduction race for the 107th Scheldeprijs) ended in a mass sprint. In an close sprint between Tom Timmermans and Benjamin Verraes, the Van Eyck Sport rider took the victory. "A totally unexpected success", he told DirectVelo.
After an ultimate jump Peter Jacobs sprints to the victory at the Churchillaan in the last edition of the Memorial Staf Segers, on April 4, 2018. A few minutes later he was girded with the first yellow leader's jersey of the Lotto-Belgian Cup for Elites W/C an U23 (2018). Later that year his team (Hubo Aerts) would win the coveted Lotto-Belgian Cup and became the final winner of this prestigious regularity criterion in Belgian amateur cycling.