Fassa Bortolo will be represented at the UCI 2.1 classed Giro del Trentino by the following riders: Andrus Aug, Marzio Bruseghin, Francesco Chicchi, Claudio Corioni, Andrej Hauptman, Alberto Ongarato, Fabio Sacchi and Julian Sanchez Pimienta.
Lampre-Caffita's Gilberto Simoni is looking forward to the stage race taking place from April 19-22. "I am full of confidence in my abilities," Simoni said. "I feel fine and want to be a leader from the first stage on. The first two stages are two mountain finishes - I think that they will decide the classifications. They are not impossible, but they are difficult. I will try to be there."
'Gibo' will be helped in this task by the following teammates: Enrico Franzoi, Marco Marzano, Andreas Matzbacher, Evgeni Petrov, Marius Sabaliauskas, Michele Scotto d'Abusco and Andrea Tonti.
The stages of the Giro del Trentino:
Stage 1 - April 19: Mori-Ronzo - Chienis, 175 km
Stage 2 - April 20: Arco - Marcena di Rumo, 179 km
Stage 3 - April 21: Revò - Salò, 175 km
Stage 4 - April 22: Puegnago del Garda - Arco di Trento, 62 km