7th Brixia Tour announces ProTour teams

Brixia Tour organizers have confirmed both Lampre-Fondital and Discovery Channel in their 2007 race. Race director Giuseppe Bresciani will meet with members of Italy-based Lampre-Fondital tomorrow to discuss their planned participation, while the American team, and new home of Ivan Basso, has also confirmed its presence in the Brescia-based race, held July 25 to 29.

"The feeling has been established over the last years, with the principle Italian teams making the Brixia Tour part of the international cycling landscape," noted Bresciani. "For the future of our race we are happy to that the attention from the big teams continues to rise. In the next addition we will continue with participation by ProTour teams, including Lampre-Fondital, Liquigas, Milram, Discovery Channel, Davitamon-Lotto and Gerolsteiner."

The 2006 edition was won by Davide Rebellin.

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