Second Memorial Pantani on Saturday

Saturday, June 4 will see the second running of the Memorial Pantani, a circuit race in Cesenatico named in honour of the deceased Italian climber. The riders will gather at the Tourism Centre of Cesenatico at 14:30, before moving to the cemetery where Pantani is buried to pay their respects, then returning to piazza Marconi where Emanuela Pierantozzi's monument to Pantani is located.

The race will start in Cesenatico, pass in front of Pantani's house, then proceed via Savignano, Sogliano sul Rubiconde, Longiano, Roncofreddo, Sorrivoli, Cesena, passing a plaque dedicated to Marco on the Gessi climb, then finishing at the Basilica del Monte di Cesena. The circuit will be completed four times for a total of 80 km, and 65 riders are expected to take part, including Danilo Di Luca, Gilberto Simoni, Fabio Sacchi, Giuliano Figueras, Emmanuele Sella, Luca Mazzanti, Paride Grillo, and Paolo Tiralongo.

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