Quick.Step to Laigueglia without Pozzato

Two-time winner Filippo Pozzato will not take part in the 42nd Trofeo Laigueglia because of the 'flu that struck him last Friday evening. Quick.Step announced that the winner of the 2003 and 2004 edition will be replaced by his teammate Addy Engels.

The 42nd Trofeo Laigueglia, a 1.1 UCI-rated race, will take place on Tuesday, February 15. The riders will have to complete 183 km from the start in Laiguelia, close to San Remo, until the finish line in the same town. The Belgian team will send the following riders to the Italian Riviera: Paolo Bettini, Mads Christensen, Addy Engels, Marc Lotz, Cristian Moreni, Luca Paolini, Michael Rogers and Patrik Sinkewitz.

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