RCS Sport announced today its selection of wild card teams that will participate at four out of its five UCI WorldTour races: Tirreno-Adriatico, Strade Bianche, Milano-Sanremo and Giro d’Italia. Il Lombardia wild cards will be announced later in the season, after evaluating all the results of the teams that have requested participation at the race.
UCI WORLDTEAMS – 18 (eligible)
TIRRENO-ADRIATICO (7-13 March) – 4 wild cards (22 teams of 7 riders each)
STRADE BIANCHE (3 March) – 2 wild cards (20 teams of 7 riders each)
MILANO-SANREMO (17 March) –7 wild cards (25 teams of 7 riders each)
GIRO D’ITALIA (4-27 May) – 4 wild cards (22 teams of 8 riders each)