Tuesday, February 20, will be the 44th Trofeo Laigueglia. There will be 24 teams partaking in the Corsa Ligure, ten of which will be ProTour.
On the start line will be ProTour teams Milram, Lampre-Fondital, who will field 2006 winner Alessandro Ballan, Liquigas, with two-time winner Filippo Pozzato, Cofidis, Française Des Jeux, Rabobank, Saunier Duval-Prodir, Unibet.com, Astana and Ag2R Prévoyance.
The race running takes in the traditional parcours of 183K, with two passes of the Passo del Ginestro (670m) and the Passo del Balestrino (690m). The Balestrino leaves 32 kilometres to the line, which will suit strong riders with a sprint, like Ballan and Pozzato.
See the list of past winners.