Team Ineos to race Tour of the Alps as path to Giro d'Italia

Tao Geoghegan Hart, Pavel Sivakov and Vincenzo Nibali on the final podium at Tour of the Alps
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Team Ineos have identified the 2020 Tour of the Alps as a key test of their form and team for the 2020 Giro d'Italia and will spend time in Italy before and after the race for vital stage reconnaissance. It is unclear if Richard Carapaz will ride Tour of the Alps he prepares to defend his 2019 Giro d'Italia victory but his team are expected to send a large part of their Giro d'Italia line-up to the race.

A total of eight WorldTour teams confirmed for the five-day race that climbs between Trentino, Sudtirol and Tirol in Italy and Austria between April 20-24.

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.