Team Liquigas riders Filippo Pozzato and Vincenzo Nibali will be at the start of 45th edition of the Trofeo Laigueglia on Saturday, February 23, for their first great appointment of the Italian season. Pippo, winner of one stage and final ranking at the Giro della Provincia di Grosseto, has already demonstrated his good form. With him, there will be, Nibali, a young rider from Sicily and one of the team's aces for the upcoming stage races. On Sunday, another group of the team's riders, led by Michael Albasini, will race in France at the Tour du Haut Var.
Team Liquigas for Trofeo Laigueglia: Filippo Pozzato, Vincenzo Nibali, Valerio Agnoli, Leonardo Bertagnolli, Murilo Fischer, Enrico Franzoi, Andrea Noè and Roberto Petito under Team manager Mario Scirea.
Team Liquigas for Tour du Haut Var: Michael Albasini, Maciej Bodnar, Kjell Carlström, Roman Kreuziger, Aliaksandr Kuchynski, Matej Mugerli, Ivan Santaromita and Charles Wegelius under Team manager Mario Chiesa.