The Fuji-Servetto team, has been invited to race in next month’s Giro d’Italia, the team announced this morning.
The team also announced its long team for the event. The team will bring nine riders to the race, chosen from among: Juanjo Cobo, Fredrik Kessiakoff, Eros Capecchi, Ricardo Serrano, Jesus del Nero, Ermanno Capelli, Alberto Benitez, Iker Camano, Hector Gonzalez, Josep Jufre, Javier Megias and Angel Gomez.
Other teams for this year’s Giro:
Organisers published the list of 22 teams for the Giro and Fuji, whose team
director is Italian Alvaro Crespi, were included
Fuji had originally been sidelined from the race following the dope test
failure of Riccardo Ricco at last year’s Tour de France when the team was
known as Saulnier Duval.
In 2008, Ricco won two stages of the Giro and finished second overall but
has since been hit with a two-year ban after his positive test for
blood-booster EPO on the Tour de France.
Italy: Acqua e Sapone, ISD, Lampre, Liquigas
France: AG2R, Bouygues Telecom
Great Britain: Barloworld
Spain: Caisse d’Epargne, Fuji, Xacobeo
USA: Garmin, Columbia
Belgium: Quick Step, Silence
Denmark: Saxo Bank