2004 Giro d'Italia champion Damiano Cunego will be one of the top riders at this year's Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali, which will take place between March 22-26, three days after Milano-San Remo. The race will be officially presented on March 7 at 10:30 at the Hotel Le Meridien in Rimini.
Six ProTour teams - Liquigas-Bianchi, Lampre-Caffita, Fassa Bortolo, Domina Vacanze, Quick Step and Gerolsteiner - have confirmed their presence in the race, with Cunego, Stefano Garzelli and Francesco Casagrande all set to start. The remaining squads are Ceramica Panaria-Navigare, Team LPR, Team Barloworld-Valsir, Acqua & Sapone-Adria Mobil, Ed’System-Zvvz, Miche, Colombia-Selle Italia, Tenax, Navigators Insurance, Naturino-Sapore di Mare, Amore & Vita-Beretta, Team Ceramica Flaminia and Team Androni Giocattoli.
The Settimana Internazionale will be broadcast on RAI Sport with a 30 minute summary each day, as well as highlights on RAI Tre at 20:00.