Mauro Vegni, who is part of the new leadership team for the Giro d'Italia, will be instrumental in shaping the corsa rosa. He recently gave his first interview in which he revealed some points (of course, most of the plans still remain secret) regarding the 2012 Giro d'Italia.
-a more "moderate" race than in past editions,
-greater consideration for the riders and their fatigue,
-transfers between stages will be very limited,
-there will be an equal amount of elevation gain but the ascents will be placed at the right times,
-the Stelvio will be included with a mountain top finish, not as an individual time trial,
-the Mortirolo could be included,
-one of his goals is to attract at least 3 of the 5-6 riders that are capable of winning a major stage race; Contrador is not expected to return as he wants to win another Tour and about Evans it is unknown at this time if he will return,
-he wants to attract riders such as Gilbert, Cancellara, and Hushovd; and of corse, there will be sprint stages for the sprinters,
-he is studying how there can be a lasting memory to Wouter Weylandt who died after a crash on Stage 3,
During the interview Vegni was asked about the elimination of the Crostis in this year's edition and the resulting scandal. His reply, "After the stage in Orvieto I left to go to Friuli to view the ascent and descent. I was impressed by the work done. The security was guaranteed 100%. What I saw down at the Tour this year was far more dangerous.
The decision to not use the Crostis was the result of other disagreements between the teams and the UCI. Contador never said, "I don't want to do it". His words were manipulated by those who had an interest in abolishing the Crostis."
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