|Lampre-Merida training in Corsica before TdF start|
Damiano Cunego has a stated aim of a high general classification finish and a stage win; Cunego is the only Italian with hopes of a a top 10 finish.
Roberto Ferrari and Daniele Bennati are the best hopes for sprint stage victories.
The rest of the Italians will be in the service of their team captains so how much leeway they will have in pursuing a stage victory will depend upon many factors.
Adriano Malori (time trial specialist)
Alessandro De Marchi
Note: Only 31 riders that particpated in the Giro d'Italia will also participate in the Tour de France.
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