News | Gp Industria & Artigianato | Strade Bianche March 6, 2019

UAE Team Emirates in Italy for Strade Bianche and the GP Industria e Artigianato

Rui Costa, Gaviria, Philipsen and Pogačar on the gravel; and a young team in Larciano

The UAE Team Emirates looks ahead to the Tuscan weekend with the WorldTour race Strade Bianche, Saturday, March 9, and the GP Industria e Artigianato, on Sunday. Strade Bianche covers 136 kilometres over the famous white gravel roads, 11 sectors totalling 31.5km, and finishes in Siena. The next day, the team lines up in Larciano.


Marco Marzano (Ita) e Bruno Vicino (Ita) will direct the following two teams:


Strade Bianche:
– Rui Costa (Por)
– Roberto Ferrari (Ita)
– Fernando Gaviria (Col)
– Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor)
– Simone Petilli (Ita)
– Jasper Philipsen (Bel)
– Tadej Pogačar (Slo)


GP Industria e Artigianato:
– Kristijan Durasek (Cro)
– Cristian Muñoz (Col)
– Ivo Oliveira (Por)
– Rui Oliveira (Por)
– Tadej Pogačar (Slo)
– Edward Ravasi (Ita)
– Aleksandr Riabushenko (Bel)


We will line up at Strade Bianche with a team led by Rui Costa and two young talents trying the gravel, Philipsen and Pogačar. Don’t forget that Laengen has always shown well in this race,” said sports director MarzanoIn Larciano, Durasek can count on support from a young team. It’ll be good to see how our young talent handles themselves in this race.