TO THE SPORT DIRECTORS
As already anticipated, the route of stage 19 has been modified.
The new route will be 166 km long, and the start will be given from Abbiategrasso at 12.35.
Please find attached the updated map, profile and route timetable.
Team buses must leave their dedicated parking in ABBIATEGRASSO after the stage has started.
ACCESS TO ALPE DI MERA
Due to the space restraints at the finish, access to Alpe di Mera will only be granted to the cars in the race convoy (1st and 2nd team cars, bearing a special RACE badge) and to one single support vehicle, bearing a special “Accesso ad Alpe di Mera” badge, which will be handed out at the start meeting point in Abbiategrasso.
All other team vehicles (with the exception of buses) may reach the “TROGO” parking, approx. 2.5 km from the finish, as indicated in the Official Racebook on page 387, where a tent for clothes change will be made available
Vehicles may then go back to the parking areas only after the stage finish.
Buses must be parked in an area approx. 20 km from the finish.
THE TRICOLOR NUMBER AND THE WHITE JERSEY
During tomorrow’s stage, Alberto BETTIOL (EFN) will be wearing the tricolor number.
During tomorrow’s stage, Aleksandr VLASOV (APT) will be wearing the white jersey.