ST6 Tirreno – Adriatico :: Ascoli Piceno – Civitanova Marche – 159km
“After two challenging stages – comments sport director Gorazd Štangelj – today was a relatively quiet race. We stayed in the peloton, we tried to move the race and tomorrow we are expecting the final time trial. “
Today’s stage, as expected, ended with a mass sprint won by the young Colombian Fernando Gaviria. Compatriot Nairo Quintana is still the race leader.
Tomorrow, the conclusion of this 52nd edition of the “Race of the Two Seas” with the traditional individual time trial in San Benedetto del Tronto. The riders will have to go a little over 10 kilometers completely flat on the seafront.
“This time trial – says Giovanni Visconti – is an excellent opportunity to test all the materials. The route is not particularly difficult but it will be the same important to take more confidence with the time trial bike “.
“It’ essential – adds Kastantsin Siutsou – to find the right position on the bike as well as test the condition. The route is too short for my characteristics but enough to understand how I am and what aspects I need to improve”.