January 22, 2018
Bottecchia returns to the Giro d'Italia with Androni Sidermec , it's official. The news that was expected came in the late afternoon on Saturday, when Rcs Sport announced the allocation of the four wild cards to the Professional teams (which will join the 18 World Tour) for the pink race scheduled from May 4th to 27th. The Italian champion team opens the list of invitations.
On the big stage of the Giro, as well, it will be back again also by the Androni Sidermec, which over the years has always been able to be protagonist at the maximum national stage race. From Venezuela, where he is leading the riders to the first brilliant affirmations of the season, come the words of the team manager of Androni Sidermec Gianni Savio: «We are happy to return to the Giro and proud to do so having reached our goal of the season last year. conquest of the Cycling Cup, which consequently allowed us to obtain the right to participate ». Still Savio assures that "Androni Sidermec will once again honor the Giro as it was in the past. A race in which, among other things, we have always had excellent results ».
Tour 2018, ready to return.
July 10, 2018
Pavarin wins the Durona Bike while at the Sellaronda Hero excellent performance by Bonelli and Dal Grande. Tonoli wins among the Juniores at the Sunset Bike.
HERO Südtirol Dolomites for Efrem Bonelli and Stefano Dal Grande. Good result seen the start list with several important names. Bonelli closes 16th while Dal Grande is 22nd.
At Chiampo (VI), double victory by Bottecchia with Marcello Pavarin and Stefano Dal Grande at the Durana Bike. Pavarin on the first downhill creates a hole and he arrives alone until the arrival.In Brescia, Emanuele Tonoli reaches another category win at the Sunset Bike, finishing in 13th place in the overall standing.
Sellaronda Hero Ranking1. Paez Leon Hector Leonardo (COL) Team Giant Liv – Polimedical 4:28.452. Tronconi Martino (ITA) Bike Innovation Focus Rosti 4:34.333. Huber Urs (SVI) Team Bulls 4:36.05…16. Bonelli Efrem (ITA) Bottecchia Factory team22. Stefano Dal Grande (ITA) Bottecchia Factory team
Durana Bike Ranking1. PAVARIN MARCELLO BOTTECCHIA FACTORY TEAM 01:55:212. DAL GRANDE STEFANO BOTTECCHIA FACTORY TEAM 01:56:173. MEDVEDEV DMITRII TEAM DAMIL – GT TREVISAN 01:56:51