Team Milram is pulling out its big guns for the penultimate ProTour race of the 2007 season. Alessandro Petacchi and Erik Zabel will lead the team in Paris-Tours this weekend. The two sprinters go into the race as favourites. Zabel has won the race three times already. In 1994 he stormed ahead in his first year as a professional and then repeated the victory in 2003 and 2005.
Milram for Paris-Tours: Alessandro Petacchi, Erik Zabel, Alberto Ongarato, Fabio Sabatini, Ralf Grabsch, Carlo Scognamiglio, Niki Terpstra and Marco Velo.