RCS Sport has announced that the 2013 Gran Piemonte edition, scheduled for Friday, October 4, has sadly been cancelled.
RCS gives the reason as, "The international economic situation and, in particular the Italian one, has put many sporting events, including the Gran Piemonte, in serious difficulty. Added in the UCI Europe Tour calendar, the Gran Piemonte, which in 2012 saw the victory of the Colombian Rigoberto Uran, suffered economic hardship that has led the organisers to the decision to cancel the event."
RCS Sport owns the Giro d'Italia, Milan-Sanremo, Il Lombardia, Tirreno-Adriatico, Strade Bianche, and Gran Piemonte races.
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