Tuesday, January 10, 2012

2012 Tirreno-Adriatico, Milan-Sanremo, Il Lombarida Wild Card Selections

The wild card teamns for the 2012 editions of Tirreno-Adriatico, Milan-Sanremo, and Il Lombardia have also been announced today as follows (Italian teams in bold):


Tirreno – Adriatico, 7-13 March:
Acqua & Sapone (ITA)
Colnago – CSF Inox (IRL)
Colombia – Coldeportes (COL)
Farnese Vini (GBR)


Milano – Sanremo, 17 March:
Acqua & Sapone (ITA)
Colnago – CSF Inox (IRL)
Colombia – Coldeportes (COL)
Farnese Vini (GBR)
Project 1t4I (NED)
Team Type 1 – Sanofi (USA)
Utensilnord Named (IRL)


Il Lombardia, 29 September:
Acqua & Sapone (ITA)
Androni Giocattoli (ITA)
Colnago – CSF Inox (IRL)
Colombia – Coldeportes (COL)
Farnese Vini (GBR)
Project 1t4I (NED)
Utensilnord Named (IRL)

Notably, Acqua & Sapone was selected for these three races but not for the Giro d'Italia. The decision leaves Stefano Garzelli, a popular rider, Giro winner, and two time green jersey winner, out of the Giro.

Follow on Twitter: ITALIANCYCJOURN

Stories for the Italian Cycling Journal about rides, granfondos, touring, having a good time cycling in Italy, Italian cycling history, etc. are always welcome. Contact me at veronaman@gmail.com. There are more than 2,200 stories in this blog. The search feature to the right works best for finding subjects in the blog. There is also a translate button at the bottom so you can translate each page.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Post a Comment