Not only "Tornado Tom" has sprinted to victory for Quick.Step on Thursday, March 9 - Paolo Bettini also did, beating Erik Zabel (Team Milram) and Mikhaylo Khalilov (Team L.P.R.) for the second day in a row in Italian ProTour race Tirreno Adriatico.
"I can’t hide the fact that I'm in great shape," the Olympic Champion grinned. "Once again our team was extremely tough today and Pozzato was fantastic during the finale. As soon as possible I’m sure I’ll be able to pay Pippo back for everything he has done for me these last few days!"
And it looks like Bettini isn't finished yet. "Tomorrow’s stage is one that I have already won twice, in 1999 and 2003," he continued. "We’ll have to see if I can make it three! But I’m not thinking about the general classification, I’m taking things on a day by day basis." It is already Bettini's forth win this season.