Italian team Lampre Caffita has announced its roster for Trofeo Laigueglia, giving Gilberto Simoni the preference over Damiano Cunego. After a 12 day training camp in the region of Laiguelia, often involving rides of more than 200 km, Lampre team managers Saronni and Corti have decided on the team roster for the prestigious one-day race.
"With regards to the present condition of Cunego and Simoni, I have seen a good Cunego on par with last year," said Lampre's technical director Giuseppe Martinelli. "Simoni is very motivated, his condition is definitely more advanced than last year.
Lampre-Caffita will be represented by the following riders in Laiguelia: Alessandro Ballan, Daniele Bennati, GianLuca Bortolami, Salvatore Commesso, David Loosli, Michele Scotto D'Abusco, Gilberto Simoni and Sylvester Szmyd.