Stage 2 of the Tirreno-Adriatico NamedSport. The first in line stage of the race, organised by RCS Sport/La Gazzetta dello Sport, runs from Camaiore to Pomarance; at 229km it’s the longest stage of the 52nd edition. The tough finale seems perfectly suited for the best finisseurs in the peloton.
The ceremonial roll out started on schedule at 10:25. After crossing the 2,000m neutralised zone, the peloton of 176 riders passed km 0 at 10.36.
In today’s stage, the following riders will be equipped with the Velon data-tracking system:
Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing Team), Javier Moreno (Bahrain-Merida), Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale-Drapac), Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal), Andreay Amador (Movistar Team), Adam Yates (Orica – Scott), Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors), Primoz Roglic (Team Lotto NL – Jumbo), Elia Viviani (Team Sky), Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb), Fabio Felline (Trek-Segafredo) and Matej Mohoric (UAE Team Emirates). Live data on http://www.
Camaiore (10.36 – Start): Clear skies, 13°C. Wind: weak – 5kmh, NW.
Pomarance (16.15 – Finish): Scattered clouds, 16°C. Wind: weak – 9kmh, NW.
Stage 2 – Camaiore – Pomarance, 229km
Finish: Via della Costituzione, Pomarance – 16.15 Approx.
Race Headquarter: Spazio Savioli, Piazza Costituzione, Pomarance
1 – Damiano Caruso (BMC Racing Team)
2 – Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing Team) s.t.
3 – Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing Team) s.t.
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