News | Amgen Tour of California • May 12, 2017
UAE Team Emirates Line-up for AMGEN Tour of California(May 14 – 20)
UAE Team Emirates will be debut at the USA race.
Rider Roster: Simone Consonni (ITA), Filippo Ganna (ITA), Marko Kump (Slo), Yousif Mirza (UAE), Stake Vergad Laengen (NOR), Kristijan Durasek (CRO), Federico Zurlo (ITA), Andrea Guardini (ITA).
Sport Director: Mario Scirea (ITA)
“Our goal in this race is gain experience for our young riders and in the same time to get some good results” said Mario Scirea. “For the first year the Tour of California is a Word Tour race and it is important to do well. We have really interesting riders like Consonni, for the sprint, Ganna for ITT. Our GC man will be Durasek”.
Simone Consonni: “We are a young team, but for sure we are here, even if the Amgen Tour of California has became a world tour category and there are very strong riders, to fight in every stage. About me I want to understand my condition and try to be protagonist in some sprint”.