16 March 2018
BIG WAIT FOR THE TROFEO ALFREDO BINDA
The big appointment has come in Varese, with the 20th Trofeo Alfredo Binda, one of the most Monumental Classic Races in the Italian Cycling Calendar, and valid as the 3rd Women’s World Tour Race. 131 km are programmed for this edition, with the start in Taino e the Classic finish in Viale Valcuvia in Cittiglio, birth town of the great champion Afredo Binda.
The start is programmed at 12:15 in Taino and the first transit in Cittiglio is after about 22 kms. The race continues until reaching the KOM in Cunardo before the final four laps of the Orino Circuit, decisive for the race result. The Team Manager Fortunato Lacquaniti has selected the following line-up: Chloe Hosking (Australia), Marta Bastianelli (Italy), Janneke Ensing (Netherlands), Mayuko Hagiwara (Japan), Soraya Paladin (Italy) e Ane Santesteban Gonzalez (Spain).
The race will be broadcasted live on RAISPORT from 2:30 PM.
Fortunato Lacquaniti declared: “The Trofeo Alfredo Binda is a race with no need of a presentation, is very waited from everyone. As an Italian Team it must give us more motivation to target the beat result possible after the awesome performances at the Strade Bianche and the Ronde van Drenthe. We race to demonstrate our qualities and the big work done has launched us at the top of the world.”
The Alè - Cipollini Team has now gained one position in the UCI World Team Ranking, overtaking the Wiggle High5 Team in 6th place.
LINE-UP TROFEO ALFREDO BINDA 2018:
Chloe HOSKING (Australia)
Marta BASTIANELLI (Italy)
Janneke ENSING (Netherlands)
Mayuko HAGIWARA (Japan)
Soraya PALADIN (Italy)
Ane SANTESTEBAN GONZALEZ (Spain)
Team Manager: Fortunato LACQUANITI (Italy)
Photo (c) Anton Vos