Friday, March 11, 2011
2011 Tirreno-Adriatico, Stage 2
Tyler Farrar is the new leader of the Tirreno-Adriatico. His first-place finish in the second stage is confirmation that he will be a threat in Sanremo in 9 days' time. Today he was aided by a very special team-mate: none other than world champion Thor Hushovd who ws Farrar's leadout man.
Alessandro Petacchi finished a promising second despite racing with respiratory problems.
Top 10 GC:
1 Tyler Farrar (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo 5:14:13
2 Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team 0:00:01
3 Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team
4 Sebastiaan Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team
5 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team
6 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team
7 Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team
8 Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard 0:00:08
9 Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Garmin-Cervelo 0:00:10
10 Roger Hammond (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo
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