In the weekend, LAMPRE-MERIDA won't race only in Vuelta a Espana, but it will enlarge its range of action to Italy for Memorial Pantani (Saturday) and to France for Gp Plouay (Sunday).
Almost perfect performance by Michele Scarponi in the time trial of the 8th stage of Giro d'Italia, 54,8 km from Gabicce Mare to Saltara.
Double Swiss appointment for LAMPRE-MERIDA, that will take part Gp Canton du Argovie Gippingen (6 June) and in Tour de Suisse (8-16 June).
Diego Ulissi and Jan Polanc, two importart cyclists for the future of LAMPRE-MERIDA.
Twelve months ago, Filippo Pozzato celebrated the victory in Trofeo Laigueglia, the third one in his palmares.
Second day in Corse for LAMPRE-MERIDA. Blue-fuchsia-green team, that is hosted in Porto Vecchio, could exploit the good weather to perform a double session of morning tranings.
Niccolò Bonifazio and Valerio Conti will be the two neo-pro that LAMPRE-MERIDA will launch in 2014 in the “pro world”: the team preceded many competitors in signing the two talents, guaranteeing important men for the future.
On Saturday 7 September, Cimolai, Ferrari, Niemiec, Palini, Viganò and trainees Bonifazio and Cambianica will take part in Bruxelles Cycling Classic, while on Sunday 8 September the same Group will race in GP Fourmies.
A large group of blue-fuchsia-green cyclists is going to Mallorca in order to take part in the four races of Challenge Mallorca (9-12 Febraury).
The two-year renewal of the World Tour Licence gives the team adequate time to manage and organise the necessary changes needed before the proposal of the UCI new World Tour project is put into practice.
In the late morning, LAMPRE-MERIDA performed a special training in view of the team time trial that will open the 2014 edition of Vuelta a Espana (12,6 km, Jerez de la Frontera).
Big stars team for an innovate race with many interesting points.
For Bayern Rundfahrt, Team LAMPRE-MERIDA chose top quality selection that will have its best in the trio Cunego-Ulissi-Malori and that will rely on the solidity of Bono, Cimolai and Mori.
In LAMPRE-MERIDA's balance in Tour des Flandres there are some highlights.
It's time to watch racing the rainbow jersey, manifactured by Champion System with the logos of Lampre and Merida. Rui Costa, the world champion, is going to debut in his new team: the appointment is set on the 5th of February in the first stage of Dubai Tour.
Twenty one stages, it’s hard for a cyclists to complete them all. It’s not even simpler the internal organization of a World Tour team as LAMPRE-MERIDA is to guarantee the necessary support for the athletes in a great tour.
At the start of Il Lombardia there will be Scarponi, who demonstrated his very good condition in World Championship. There will be Ulissi too, after the outstanding victory in Milano-Torino. And don't forget Cunego, three times winner of the race.
Tour de Slovenie 2013 could be for LAMPRE-MERIDA a good chance to be protagonist. Blue-fuchsia-green suite will be worn by Mattia Cattaneo, Kristijan Durasek, Massimo Graziato, Adriano Malori, Andrea Palini, Daniele Pietropolli & Maximiliano Richeze.
We're introducing an agreement that connects two important names adds a originality in professional cycling world. In 2014, Team LAMPRE-MERIDA and Mitsubishi Motors Automobili Italia join forces for facing a new challenge: open a new way in the quality and typology of team cars.
Chris Horner won't take part in the 6th stage of Tirreno-Adriatico (Bucchianico-Porto Sant'Elpidio).