Sonny Colbrelli (Italian National Team) made it 2 wins in 2 days by sprinting to victory at the GP Industria from a select group. Kristian Sbaragli (MTN-Qhubeka) was 2nd on the line with Danilo Napolitano (Wanty Groupe Gobert) rounding out the podium in 3rd position. It was another great day of racing for Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung as both Sbaragli and Jacques Janse van Rensburg made it into a move of 11 riders that jumped clear inside the first 25km’s. The escape group built up a lead of almost 5 minutes before the chase from behind began. The pace was so hard in the peloton.
The Memorial Marco Pantani ran its course for 11th time yesterday with Sonny Colbrelli (Bardiani-CSF) riding away with the spoils. Grega Bole (Vini Fantini Nippo) was 2nd in the small bunch sprint and Fabio Chinello (Area Zero Pro Team) was 3rd. Team MTN-Qhubeka trainee, Karel Hnik was mixing it up in the sprint and ended as our highest placed rider in 13th. The racing started off with a 5 man breakaway going clear early on which contained our Ethiopian Champion, Tsgabu Grmay. Grmay and his escaped companions built up a nice 4 minute lead on the peloton but the local Italian teams who missed the.