Pinotti retains team mentality after pulling on the pink jersey

Marco Pinotti (HTC-Highroad

Marco Pinotti (HTC-Highroad (Image credit: Sirotti)

Marco Pinotti was one of the driving forces in the HTC-Highroad team for the team time trial at the Giro d’Italia, and fittingly he led the squad over the line in the colours of Italian champion as the Giro celebrated 150 years of Italian unity in the nation's first capital Turin.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.