First race: 1907
Italian Victories: 50
Foreign Victories: 52
-Great Britain 2
Most victories by an Italian: 6 by Costante Girardengo, 1918, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1928; Bartali and Coppi had three victories each.
Most victories by a foreign rider: 7 by Eddy Merckx (Belgium), 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1976 (photo: Merckx winning his first MSR).
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