Area Zero D’Amico’s Colombian adventure has come to its conclusion. The final tally for the young, all-Italian continental team led by team managers Ivan de Paolis and Andrea Tonti was definitely positive: one stage victory, two podium places, other important placements and even the jersey for best foreigner in the classification.
There was a great deal of anticipation and enthusiasm among the Area Zero D’Amico riders as they raced on the roads of northern Europe for the first time, first in the GP Pino Cerami in Belgium and then at Paris-Camembert in France. The trip, however, proved unlucky. The team raced very well, but a crash in Paris Camembert took out Andrea Pasqualon, who suffered a fracture of the right radius.
From June 7 to 13, Area Zero D’Amico will hold a training camp in Bormio (Sondrio) in Alta Valtellina. The young all-Italian continental team directed by Ivan de Paolis and Andrea Tonti will be based at the QC Terme Bagni di Bormio resort, which is also one of the Area Zero D’Amico sponsors.
The Area Zero D’Amico project revolves around the development of the young athletes that make up the ranks of the squad. Race after race, the 2014 season represented a growing curve for the all-Italian continental team.
From the 27th to the 30th they will race at the Settimana Internazionale Coppi Bartali.
The curtain has closed on the 2014 season. Area Zero D'Amico stood out as major players from start to finish, from their debut in the pack at the GP Costa Etruschi in February, all the way to the GP Beghelli in October.
A-level exams to obtain a high school diploma are one of the many goals to achieve in life. It seems like Giovanni Carboni has done so brilliantly. Carboni, born in the Marche in 1995, is the youngest rider in Area Zero D’Amico and especially the youngest Italian professional in the pack for this 2014 season.
Intern workshop to prepare for the time trials at Gabicce Mare from April 29th to the 30th. The young rider from Area Zero D’Amico, Giovanni Carboni, is one of the athletes who has been called on by the Italian National CT, Rino De Candido (Junior Nationals) and Marino Amadori (under23 Nationals) for the rally taking place in Gabicce Mare (Pesaro Urbino), from April 29th to the 30th, dedicated to specialists in tests against the stopwatch. This is the second rally in the season, organized by the FCI specifically for chrono-men from the juniors and under23 categories.
Area Zero D’Amico celebrates the orange jersey for best young rider.
The 96th Coppa Bernocchi that took place today was the first act in the Trittico Lombardo, and it immediately gave a nice result to Area Zero D’Amico, the Italian continental formation managed by Ivan De Paolis and Andrea Tonti.
Spain brought some pleasing results to Area Zero D’Amico, the new, all-Italian formation lead by team managers Ivan De Paolis and Andrea Tonti. After the third and last stage in the Vuelta Castilla y Leon, Paolo Ciavatta took home the red jersey as the best climber, winning the special classification for mountain grand prix. The overall race belonged to Spaniard David Belda (Burgos), ahead of fellow countryman Marcos Garcia (Caja Rural) and Poland’s Sylvester Szmyd (Movistar).
In the Bracciale del Cronoman held today in Ponte San Giovanni (province of Perugia), Giovanni Carboni from Area Zero D'Amico took second place behind Italian Under 23 time trial champion Davide Martinelli (Colpack). Marlen Zmorka (Palazzago) was third.
Today’s last morning ride concluded the retreat that saw Area Zero D’Amico pedalling all week in Valtellina. It was an intense, productive week for the young, new, all-Italian Continental team lead by team managers Ivan De Paolis and Andrea Tonti. The troupe were guests at the QC Terme Bagni di Bormio facilities, one of the main partners of Area Zero.
After the productive work carried out at their retreat in Bormio, Valtellina, Area Zero D’Amico will be back on the scene in Slovenia. The young, all-Italian continental team lead by team managers Ivan De Paolis and Andrea Tonti will in fact line up at the start for the Tour de Slovenie, scheduled from June 19th to the 23rd.
Elia Viviani (Cannondale) won the fourth and last stage that arrived in Novo Mesto, wrapping up the Tour de Slovenie that was captured by Portugal’s Tiago Machado (NetApp). Area Zero D’Amico, the all-Italian continental team managed by Ivan De Paolis and Andrea Tonti, has come out of this test even more mature, determined and motivated to take on new challenges.
The training camp in Bormio wraps up ready for GP Larciano and Giro di Toscana.The team today special guest at Bottecchia.
Area Zero D’Amico had a very good race today at the Italian Championships held in Trentino, on the roads of the Val di Non and Val di Sole. At the finish line in Fondo, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) captured the tri-coloured jersey ahead of Davide Formolo (Cannondale) and Matteo Rabottini (Yellow Fluo), but among the continental teams that lined up at the starting line, once again today Area Zero D’Amico carved out a place for themselves as true protagonists.
It’s time for the guys on Area Zero D’Amico to get back to the races. The Italian continental formation managed by Ivan De Paolis and Andrea Tonti has been making quite a splash in its debutante year. On Thursday, March 20th, they will be at the starting line for the 17th edition of the GP Nobili Rubinetterie-Coppa Papà Carlo-Coppa Città di Stresa, a 187-km race. It’s a classic on the Italian calendar that is set between two lakes, lago d'Orta and lago Maggiore, on the roads in the Province of Novara.
Area Zero D’Amico is getting ready to make an important trip abroad. In the next few days the all-Italian continental team will be busy on the roads of the north in two important competitions. It all starts on Saturday, April 12th with the GP Pino Cerami in Belgium. The second race will be the Paris-Camembert in northern France on Tuesday, April 15th.
Area Zero D’Amico is back to pedalling on great climbs. The Italian continental formation managed by Ivan De Paolis and Andrea Tonti will be hard at work from July 13th to the 18th in Bormio (Sondrio). For Area Zero this is their second training camp in Bormio, following the one they had in the month of June.