- Article published:
- April 15, 2005, 00:00
- Cycling News
Davide Rebellin will be back to defend his crown at Sunday's Amstel Gold Race, with last year's win...
Davide Rebellin will be back to defend his crown at Sunday's Amstel Gold Race, with last year's win the beginning of a historic triple for 'Tintin', where the 33 year-old went on to take victories in La FlÃ¨che Wallonne and LiÃ¨ge-Bastogne-LiÃ¨ge, all within the space of a week.
Gerolsteiner: Heinrich Haussler, Andrea Moletta, Davide Rebellin, Ronny Scholz, Fabian Wegmann, Peter Wrolich, Markus Zberg, Thomas Ziegler
Directeur-sportif: Christian Henn
One rider who could definitely make his mark after his excellent performances at the Vuelta a Pais Vasco is Alejandro Valverde from Illes Balears-Caisse d'Epargne; the team's line-up is as follows:
Illes Balears: JosÃ© Luis Arrieta, Chente GarcÃa, Cayetano JuliÃ , Francisco Mancebo, Vicente ReynÃ©s, Alejandro Valverde, Xabier Zandio
Directeur-sportif: Eusebio UnzÃºe
Challenging Rebellin from the Quick.Step camp will be Paolo Bettini, who will head the team's line-up on Sunday. No doubt, the team hopes to continue their brilliant run of success after Tom Boonen's victories at the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix.
Quick.Step: Paolo Bettini, Ad Engels, Kevin De Weert, Marc Lotz, Filippo Pozzato, Patrik Sinkewitz, Bram Tankink, Rik Verbrugghe
Directeur-sportif: Serge Parsani