GP Citta di Camaiore Next For BMC Racing Team

After a pair of races Sunday were canceled by snow, the gets back in action Thursday in Italy at GP Citta di Camaiore.

Six Times Up Monte Pitoro
Assistant Director Max Sciandri said the 183-kilometer course favors riders like and Yannick Eijssen, both of whom lasted raced at the Tours of Qatar and Oman. Eijssen was 10th on the Oman stage that finished atop Green Mountain on the way to 13th overall. “It’s a little bit of a local race for Steve, being that he lives 40 kilometers from there,” Sciandri said. “It will also be nice to see Yannick in a one-day race.” The final 129 kilometers take place on a circuit that features six ascents of Monte Pitoro, a 1.9 km climb averaging seven percent. Danish national champion Sebastian Lander, who made his debut at another Italian race, , is hoping for good weather. “At the moment, the weather in Europe has been pretty bad, so hopefully we can race in the sunshine,” he said. “We bring a strong team to the race so I’ll be working hard to help our leaders get a good result.”

GP Citta di Camaiore Roster (Feb. 28):
(GBR), Yannick Eijssen (BEL), (SUI), Sebastian Lander (DEN), (BEL), (USA), Larry Warbasse (USA).

Sport Director:
Max Sciandri (ITA)

Doctor:
Dario Spinelli (ITA)

Staff:
Bus Driver: Steven Christiaens (BEL). Mechanics: Aaron Fairley (USA), Alessandro Gaia (ITA), Kevin Grove (USA), Ronald Ruymen (BEL). Soigneurs: Anthony Lafourte (BEL), Marc Paeme (BEL), Luca Vaiente (ITA).

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