How to watch Gran Piemonte – live stream, TV, results

Gran Piemonte 2019 - 103th Edition - Aglie' - Santuario di Oropa 183 km - 10/10/2019 - - photo Tommaso Pelagalli/BettiniPhoto©2019
Egan Bernal (Team Ineos) celebrates his win at the 2019 Gran Piemonte (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

After a successful season restart with Strade Bianche, Milano-Torino and Milan-San Remo, the Italian racing season continues on Wednesday with Gran Piemonte (opens in new tab), the final meeting in the country ahead of Saturday's Il Lombardia.

There's a varied start list for the race, which has changed considerably over the years, with Mathieu van der Poel (opens in new tab) (Alpecin-Fenix) the biggest name to compete at the hilly classic.

Cyclingnews will be bringing you full live coverage, reports, results, news and analysis before, during and after Gran Piemonte. Read on to find out how to watch the race via live stream, no matter your location, with ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).

Van der Poel hasn't quite looked at his dominant best since the restart, though his 2019 Amstel Gold Race win is proof that he can certainly grab the win here.

He'll be up against a wealth of climbing talent and interesting prospects at the race, not least 2015 Vuelta a España winner Fabio Aru (opens in new tab) (UAE Team Emirates). He's joined by teammates Diego Ulissi and Valerio Conti.

Vincenzo Nibali (opens in new tab) (Trek-Segafredo) is a late call-up and will be joined by Giulio Ciccone. Other Italian talents to line up Alessandro De Marchi (CCC Team) and Piemontese Giovanni Visconti (Vini Zabù-KTM).

The in-form Aleksandr Vlasov (opens in new tab) (Astana) is another to watch, having won the Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge last week. Teammate Ion Izagirre can contend, too.

George Bennett (opens in new tab) (Jumbo-Visma), Ben King (NTT Pro Cycling) and the Israel Start-Up Nation duo of Ben Hermans (opens in new tab) and James Piccoli are worth tracking, too, as are the young Colombians Daniel Muñoz (Androni Gioccatoli-Sidermec) and Movistar's Einer Rubio and Juan Diego Alba.

Gran Piemonte has changed a lot through the years, with the varied terrain of the northwestern region providing opportunities for all types of riders.

The 2019 race (opens in new tab) brought a largely flat day before a summit finish on Oropa, while the 2016 and 2018 editions were sprinter friendly. Before that, the race favoured puncheurs and sprinters as the route was chopped and changed.

This time, 13 major hills fill the parcours, with barely a metre of flat road en route to the hilltop finish in the wine-making region of Barolo.

Check below for all the details of how to watch all the action at Gran Piemonte.

Gran Piemonte live stream

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Gran Piemonte will be aired comprehensively across a number of networks, and will be aired live across Europe, Asia and Australia via Eurosport (opens in new tab) and on the Eurosport Player.

You can sign up for a subscription (opens in new tab) to Eurosport Player for £6.99 / $9.16 for a month, £4.99 / $6.54 for a year-long monthly pass, or £39.99 / $52.42 for a 12-month pass.

The GCN Race Pass (opens in new tab), available on the GCN app, is also airing the race in the UK and Australia. Access in the UK will set you back £6.99 per month or £39.99 for a year, although a special offer currently lets you subscribe for just £19.99. The special offer in Australia – until August 12 – is AU$59.99. 

FloBikes (opens in new tab) will show the race in North America. Subscribing to FloBikes will set you back $30 per month or $150 for the year, and gives you access to watch most of the season's biggest races. will also air the race in the USA. That's available for a one-week free trial, while its most popular package costs $54.99 per month for over 75 channels.

The race will also be shown on various broadcasters around Europe, with Rai Sport (opens in new tab) carrying the rights in Italy.

If you live outside a broadcast zone or are on holiday outside your country and find that the live streams to be geo-restricted, you can get around this by getting access to them by simulating being back in your home country via a 'virtual private network', or VPN, for your laptop, tablet or mobile.

TechRadar tested hundreds of VPNs and recommends the number-one VPN currently available as Express VPN. With ExpressVPN (opens in new tab), you can watch on many devices at once including Smart TVs, Fire TV Stick, PC, Mac, iPhone, Android phone, iPads, tablets, etc.

Race schedule

Start: 13:45 CEST / 07:45 EST

Finish: 18:15-18:45 CEST / 12:15-12:45 EST

Gran Piemonte 2020 route

The route of the 2020 Gran Piemonte (Image credit: RCS Sport)

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