Basso to give way to Pellizotti

Ivan Basso (Liquigas)

Ivan Basso (Liquigas) (Image credit: AFP)

Although Garmin-Slipstream remains the hot favourite on the dead flat inaugural team time trial of the Giro on Saturday, the Liquigas squad will approach the event with the ambition of winning two years after their success in La Maddalena in Sardegna. That year, Enrico Gasparotto created a controversy when he crossed the line in first position and took the first pink jersey instead of his team captain Danilo Di Luca.

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