BARDIANI CSF FAIZANÈ: 5TH PLACE OF FILIPPO FIORELLI IN BRETAGNE CLASSIC. GREAT RACE ALSO OF SAMUELE ZOCCARATO.
A test worthy of a World Tour team in a World Tour category race that of Bardiani CSF Faizanè at the Bretagne Classic. Always looking for the success for all the race, before with the attack of Samuele Zoccarato started at -70km from the finish and resumed by the top riders at -5km from the finish. It is therefore a restricted sprint and Filippo Fiorelli conquers the fifth place of the day in the sprint of the best. Good performance also of the youngsters at the Ronde Van De Achterhoec with Enrico Zanoncello in the top 10.
It was supposed to be a Sunday of great cycling for Bardiani CSF Faizanè and so it was for the #GreenTeam always present in the heat of the race in both today’s appointments with Filippo Fiorelli’s 5th place at the Bretagne Classic, World Tour category race, and 6th place for Enrico Zanoncello at the Ronde Van De Achterhoec.
5th place for Filippo Fiorelli at the Bretagne Classic, a World Tour category race in which the Sicilian rider was the best Italian on the finish-line. Before him great protagonist of the day has been Samuele Zoccarato.
Race of over 250 km that sees great names and champions at the start including Van Aert, Peter Sagan and Girmay. A first action characterizes the first part of the race, but there the race comes alive with the attack of Samuele Zoccarato over 70 km from the finish. In pursuit of him, a group of 10 riders, including Matteo Trentin. In pursuit of them the group of the best with Van Aert and Filippo Fiorelli among others. In front of the excellent leg of Samuele Zoccarato who remains in the breakaway with two other riders up to 5km from the finish.
It is therefore a small sprint of the group of the best made up of only twenty units, which caught the attackers. Among them there is Filippo Fiorelli who closes in the top 5 crowning a great performance of the whole Bardiani CSF Faizanè team which proved to deserve the World Tour wild card.
A very generous Samuele Zoccarato closes 32 ° of the day.
BRETAGNE CLASSIC – FINAL RANKING:
1 VAN AERT Wout Jumbo-Visma
2 LAURANCE Axel B&B Hotels – KTM
3 KAMP Alexander Trek – Segafredo
4 DE LIE Arnaud Lotto Soudal
5 FIORELLI Filippo Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè
6 GIRMAY Biniam Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux
7 NAESEN Oliver AG2R Citroën Team
8 THOMAS Benjamin Cofidis
9 SKUJIŅŠ Toms Trek – Segafredo
10 PICCOLO Andrea EF Education-EasyPost
RONDE VAN DE ACHTERHOEC
While the top riders of the team participated in the Bretagne Classic, the youngsters of the young project also faced an important experience in a race in northern Europe, which involved the best Under23 riders in the world. Over 200 km to cover in Dutch territory for the young riders of the #GreenTeam, who have accumulated excellent international experience. In fact, the three born in 2003 Pinarello, Pellizzari and Bonillo were at the start, together with Alessio Nieri, Alex Tolio and sprinter Enrico Zanoncello. It is this lates, the most experienced of the #GreenTeam at the start, who finishes in 6th position.