German-Italian team Milram is leading with Igor Astarloa and Mirco Lorenzetto in the Paris-Nice. The two riders are backed by Ralf Grabsch, Brett Lancaster, Martin Müller, Alberto Ongarato, Björn Schröder and Sebastian Siedler.
Bergamasco Vittorio Algeri, Director Sportif of Milram for Paris-Nice, explained that the team are working for the Italian on the flat stages and the 2003 World Champion on the rolling stages. "Our objective is to do well in the sprints with Lorenzetto and work for Astarloa in the other stages," he noted to tuttobiciweb.com.
"We have a lot of trust and we want to leave a good signal here in this race," he concluded.