Ineos Grenadiers rider Tao Geoghegan Hart completes the opening stage of the Tour du Haut Var despite being involved in a crash.
The British 2020 Giro d’Italia champion finished in 38th place, 14 seconds down, in the three-day race in France.
Welshman Geraint Thomas, 34, was Ineos’ first rider home, arriving safely in the lead group.
Trek-Segafredo rider Mollema beat AG2R Citroen’s Greg van Avermaet on the summit finish on the Gourdon.
On his debut for Ineos, 21-year-old Tom Pidcock finished 86th, five minutes and 47 seconds behind.