Persico continues Italian run of spring racing success at Festival Elsy Jacobs

Silvia Persico of Italy and Team Valcar-Travel & Service wears the yellow overall leader's jersey at Festival Elsy Jacobs
Silvia Persico of Italy and Team Valcar-Travel & Service wears the yellow overall leader's jersey at Festival Elsy Jacobs (Image credit: Getty Images)

Silvia Persico (Valcar-Travel & Service) is following in the wheel tracks of her Italian compatriots that are dominating the road racing scene this spring. 

The 24-year-old has enjoyed a run of success with a recent victory at Gran Premio della Liberazione on April 25. That success was quickly followed by third place in the prologue and second place, behind compatriot Marta Bastianelli, on stage 1 at Festival Elsy Jacobs.

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Kirsten Frattini