Paolini out for the season

Luca Paolini will not be able to finish the season with Quick.Step in Lombardy, after crashing during Sunday's Paris-Tours and injuring his right hand. Paolini was chasing back onto the peloton with 60 km to go when he hit a T-Mobile car, and fell hard on the same hand that he broke a year ago. He is still waiting for the results of a CAT scan, but fears that something is broken.

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