Organiser RCS Sport has Friday the wildcards for the Tour of Italy, Milan-Sanremo, Strade Bianche and Tirreno-Adriatico announced. No surprises. The wildcards go predominantly to Italian procontinentale teams, the Israeli Israel Cycling Academy and some French teams. Israel Cycling Academy to the Giro in may is good news for our fellow countryman, Ben Hermans, who is one of the leaders.
Strade Bianche: march 9,
Wildcards for Nippo – Vini Fantini, Neri Sottoli Selle Italia and Vital Concept
Tirreno-Adriatico: 13 – 19 march
Wildcards for Neri Sottoli Selle Italia, Bardiani CSF, Israel Cycling Academy, Cofidis Solutions Credits, and Gazprom-Rusvelo
Milan-Sanremo: march 23,
Wildcards for Neri Sottoli Selle Italia, Bardiani CSF, Androni Giocattoli, Team Novo Nordisk, Cofidis Solutions Credits, Direct Energy and the Israel Cycling Academy.
Giro d’italia: 11 may – 2 June
Wildcards for Androni Giocattoli, Bardiani CSF, Israel Cycling Academy, Nippo-Vini Fantini