The appointment of the week is the important stage race valid for the Ciclismo Cup, which will consist of 5 stages to be carried out in 4 days. Official start this Tuesday 1st September with the first semi-stage from Sant’Angelo with finish-line in Gatteo. 6 team riders at the start.
The Settimana Internazionale Coppi & Bartali will start on Tuesday 1st September. Four days of race, divided into 5 fractions. On Tuesday as usual two semi-stages, in the morning the road race, in the afternoon the individual time trial of Gatteo a Mare.
The 5 stages.
If the first semi-stage on Tuesday there will be room for fast wheels, with an eye to possible breakaways that in just 97km can always represent a danger, in the afternoon there will be room for the time trial. Wednesday is a day for climbers with the finish-line of Sogliano al Rubicone. Third stage open to different scenarios with a challenging climb in the central section, Monte Carpegna with peaks at 10%, and several tears before reaching the finish line. The fourth and last fraction will have as its protagonist the Rocca delle Caminate climb to be repeated several times, but with a descent and a plain to be covered before the finish-line of Forlì.
6 Bardiani CSF Faizanè riders will be at the start of the stage race organized by GS Emilia. Vincenzo Albanese, coming from fifth place at the Trofeo Matteotti, will be the fastest rider of the team. With him the climbers Luca Covili, Filippo Zaccanti, Alessandro Monaco and all-rounders such as Filippo Zana and Filippo Fiorelli. In the teamcar the Sports Directors Roberto Reverberi and Alessandro Donati.
Luca Covili (1997) – Climber
Alessandro Monaco (1998) – Climber
Filippo Zana (1999) – Rouleur
Filippo Fiorelli (1994) – Rouleur
Filippo Zaccanti(1995) – Climber
Vincenzo Albanese (1996) – All-rounder
Sports Directors: Roberto Reverberi e Alessandro Donati
Highlights of the race will be broadcasted by Raisport every day at 6.00 pm.