Thursday, January 26, 2012

2012 Strade Bianche: 14 Teams Invited

Fourteen teams have been invited to the 2012 Strade Bianche professional race on March 3rd. The start is in Gaiole in Chianti and the finish is in Piazza del Campo in Siena.

Each team will have 8 riders, the teams as follows:

UCI ProTeams:
Astana Pro Team (KAZ)
BMC Racing Team (USA)
Garmin – Cervelo (USA)
Lampre – ISD (ITA)
Liquigas – Cannondale (ITA)
Movistar Team (ESP)
Radioshack – Nissan (LUX)

UCI Professional Continental Teams:
Acqua & Sapone (ITA)
Colombia – Coldeportes (COL)
Colnago – CSF Inox (IRL)
Farnese Vini (GBR)
Project 1T4I (NED)
Rusvelo (RUS)
Team Type 1 - SANOFI (USA)

Past winners of the race:
2007: Alexandr Kolobnev
2008: Fabian Cancellara
2009: Thomas Lovkvist
2010: Maxim Iglinskiy
2011: Philippe Gilbert

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  1. We're counting the days! Won't be able to get up there to see it live this year but hope like hell Sicily gets the new TV setup in time for RAI SPORT 1 and 2 to be on our TV's down here since it might not get shown on RAI 3 like the Giro. If not, I hope they'll stream it live? Have they said anything about that?

  2. Going to see it, can't wait!!!

    GreenEDGE didn't get an invite???

  3. It's not a "World Tour" race so RCS Sports does not haved to invite all the ProTeams...

  4. Fair enough, will be cool to see some other teams too.
    What a cool race!

  5. It'll be awesome Squamish Dude - here's our story from 2010
    Send one in to Angel(o)to share with us.