Liberty Seguros-Würth has named its provisional rider list for the Vuelta a España, which starts at the end of this month. The selected are: Dariusz Baranowski, Joseba Beloki, Giampaolo Caruso, Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano, Roberto Heras, Isidro Nozal, Michele Scarponi, Marcos Serrano and Ángel Vicioso. René Andrle, Carlos Barredo, Jan Hruska and Sergio Paulinho are reserves. The team will be finalised the week before.
Some of the reserve riders will be in action in the Deutschland Tour, which starts next Monday with a 164,2 km stage between Altenburg and Plauen, and finishes on Tuesday 23rd in Bonn. The team for Germany: René Andrle, Alberto Contador, Carlos Barredo, David Etxebarria, Jesus Hernández, Jörg Jaksche, Sergio Paulinho and Luis León Sanchez.
In other Liberty news, the Clasica de San Sebastian will pay homage to one of the team's directors, Marino Lejarreta, on the start line tomorrow. Lejarreta won the inaugural edition of the race 25 years ago.
Finally, Australian Nick Sanderson, who is riding for the Würth-Liberty Seguros under 23 team, pulled off his first win for the team today in the 108 km Gran Premio de Lemoiz. Sanderson won a sprint of a six rider group that also contained his teammates Capitan and Antuña.