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Italian Road Championships 2013

Date range:
June 22-21, 2013

June 23, Elite Men Time Trial: 38.8km

Pinotti takes sixth Italian time trial title

By:
Cycling News
Published:
June 23, 2013, 14:09 BST,
Updated:
June 23, 2013, 23:56 BST

BMC rider blasts to win ahead of PIrazzi, Malori

Marco Pinotti (BMC) celebrates his sixth career title

Marco Pinotti (BMC) celebrates his sixth career title

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Marco Pinotti took his sixth Italian time trial title, using his experience and aptitude against the clock to complete a dominant weekend for his BMC team that secured the road race title on Saturday with Ivan Santaromita.

Pinotti has fought back from a nasty broken collarbone injury and was overlooked for a place in the BMC line-up for the Tour de France but dominated the hilly 39km time trial, beating Stefano Pirazzi (Bardiani Valvole-Csf Inox) and Adriano Malori Lampre-Merida), 2012 winner Dario Cataldo (Team Sky) was fourth after being stung on the ear by a wasp during his ride.

Pinotti set a time of 49:04, with Pirazzi finishing in 50:15, Malori in 50:32 and Cataldo in a time of 50:47. He was fastest by 40- seconds at the time split and continued to gain time on his rivals all the way to the finish.

"It was a nice course, tough but fast," Pinotti said.

"I thought about retiring when I had my accident but after the initial tough moment, I put a circle around the date of June 23 on the calendar. Here I am!"

Pinotti spent last week with the Italian national team and his victory in the tricolore time trial should seal him a place in the Italian team for the world road race championships in Florence in September.
 

Results

# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Marco Pinotti (Ita) BMC Racing Team 0:49:04  
2 Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Bardiani Valvole - CSF Inox 0:01:11  
3 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre - Merida 0:01:28  
4 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Sky Procycling 0:01:42  
5 Manuele Boaro (Ita) Saxo Bank Tinkoff 0:01:50  
6 Marco Coledan (Ita) Bardiani Valvole - CSF Inox 0:01:52  
7 Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:02:08  
8 Gianluca Leonardi (Ita) Zalf Euromobil Desiree Fior 0:02:36  
9 Angelo Pagani (Ita) Bardiani Valvole - CSF Inox 0:02:41  
10 Nicola Da Santo (Ita) Ceramica Flaminia - Fondriest 0:03:02  
11 Davide Rebellin (Ita) CCC Polsat Polkowicw 0:03:04  
12 Andrea Pasqualon (Ita) Bardiani Valvole - CSF Inox 0:03:45  
13 Leonardo Pinizzotto (Ita) Team Nippo 0:03:47  
14 Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:04:24  
15 Omar Bertazzo (Ita) Androni Giocattoli - Venezuela 0:04:31  
16 Patrick Facchini (Ita) Androni Giocattoli - Venezuela 0:04:36  
17 Alessandro Malaguti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli - Venezuela 0:05:15  
18 Alberto Cecchin (Ita) Team Nippo 0:05:55  
19 Donato De Ieso (Ita) Bardiani Valvole - CSF Inox 0:05:57  
20 Christian Delle Stelle (Ita) Bardiani Valvole - CSF Inox 0:07:24  
21 Filippo Fortin (Ita) Bardiani Valvole - CSF Inox 0:08:12  
22 Andrea Di Corrado (Ita) Bardiani Valvole - CSF Inox