The GP Industria would see the Italian national team take the spoils for the 3rd time this week as Daniele Bennati sprinted to victory ahead of his 4 breakaway mates. Marco Marcato (Wanty Groupe Gobert) was 2nd and Davide Rebellin (CCC Sprandi) claimed 3rd place. Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung were again protagonists of the race with Jaco Venter getting into the early break of the day with 4 others. Just as in the previous 3 Italian one day races this week though, the Italian national squad started chasing from early on and had reeled in Jaco’s group with still 80km to go. This was only.

The UCI World Road Championships will take place in Richmond, USA from 20-27 September. Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung will have 8 riders at the championships, representing their respective nations. In the u23 category, Merhawi Kudus will be competing in both the time trial and road race events for Eritrea. Our trainee, Jayde Julius will represent South Africa during the u23 road race. In the Elite events, Edvald Boasson Hagen will concentrate on the road race for Norway while Tyler Farrar does the same for the home nation, the United States of America. Youcef Reguigui will represent Algeria during the road race with Jaco Venter and.