Vincenzo Nibali will lead his Liquigas team at the Settimana Ciclistica Internazionale Coppi e Bartali, scheduled from March 25 to 29. With young rider from Sicily will be Manuel Beltran and Dario Cataldo, both making their first appearance of the season. Francesco Chicchi has been earmarked as the team's ace for the sprint. He won the last stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico.
Liquigas for Coppi e Bartali: Manuel Beltran, Dario Cataldo, Francesco Chicchi,Vincenzo Nibali, Andrea Noè, Ivan Santaromita, Alessandro Vanotti, Charles Wegelius under managers Mario Chiesa and Paolo Slongo.