BARDIANI CSF FAIZANÈ: SECOND PLACE OF MARTIN MARCELLUSI IN GP LIBERAZIONE.
After the victory at the Trofeo Piva comes another excellent performance by Martin Marcellusi in a competition reserved to the Under23 riders. For him second place of the day behind the German rider Henri Uhlig. Previously good race also of his teammate Alex Tolio with a good breakaway action.
The GP Liberazione closes with the second place reached by the roman rider Martin Marcellusi of Bardiani CSF Faizanè team, behind Henri Uhlig (German National).
This morning there were 6 riders from the team at the start of the GP Liberazione, all Under23 riders belonging to the youth project of the team. Among them also the two protagonists of the day of the team, Alex Tolio and Martin Marcellusi. In fact, Alex Tolio was very good at starting a first action about 6 laps from the end, which allowed the team to be present at the heart of the race. Following, less than 15 km from the end, Martin Marcellusi is good at joining a group of 6 counterattackers and finishes 2nd in the final sprint. A good results even if with some regrets.
These the riders words after the finish-line:
“Today we rode really well, first Alex Tolio was present in the heaviest breakaway of the day, then when about 6 laps from the end there were 3 in front, he worked well for the Alessio Martinelli team. So I decided to try to escape from the group by returning, together with 3 other athletes, on the head of the race. Leading the race in 6 riders I tried to attack, first we remained the 3 of the final podium and finally even if on the final climb I tried to push, unfortunately I was unable to remain alone. For the sprint I think I did everything possible, I came out second in the last corner, then joining the German athlete in the final, unable to overtake him. Congratulations to him for the victory, but also thanks to my team who ran very well today. For me it was the first time at the GP Liberazione and I wanted to do well, even if I saw the track for the first time yesterday. Now head to the next round which will be the Carpathian Race in Poland. “