A total of 20 teams will front up to the start of the Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali on March 22. The Italian five day 2.1 classified stage race will be held in the week following Milan-San Remo. Of the teams named, seven are ProTour teams: Lampre-Caffita, Fassa Bortolo, Domina Vacanze, Quick Step, Gerolsteiner, Liquigas-Bianchi and Davitamon-Lotto. The remainder are Continental Professional or Continental teams: Ceramica Panaria-Navigare, Team LPR, Team Barloworld-Valsir, Acqua & Sapone-Adria Mobil, Ed’System-Zvvz, Miche, Colombia-Selle Italia, Tenax, Navigators Insurance, Naturino-Sapore di Mare, Amore & Vita-Beretta, Team Ceramica Flaminia, Team Androni Giocattoli.
The race will be presented next Monday, March 7 in Rimini.