Gran Premio di Lugano

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Gran Premio di Lugano
Race details
Date Early-March
Region Lugano, Switzerland
English name Grand Prix of Lugano
Local name(s) Gran Premio di Lugano (Italian)
Discipline Road
Competition UCI Europe Tour
Type Single-day
Organiser Velo Club Lugano
History
First edition 1981 (1981)
Editions 31 (as of 2014)
First winner  Josef Fuchs (SUI)
Most wins  Marco Vitali (ITA) (3 wins)
Most recent  Mauro Finetto (ITA)

The Gran Premio di Lugano (English: Grand Prix of Lugano) is a road bicycle race held annually in Lugano, Switzerland. Prior to 1981 it was held as an individual time trial but in recent years it has been organised as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. In 2013, the race was cancelled due to snowfall.[1]

Lugano, Chrono[edit]

Rider Team
1950 Switzerland Kübler, FerdiFerdi Kübler (SUI) Tebag
1951 Italy Coppi, FaustoFausto Coppi (ITA) Bianchi-Pirelli
1952 Italy Coppi, FaustoFausto Coppi (ITA) Bianchi-Pirelli
1953 France Anquetil, JacquesJacques Anquetil (FRA) La Perle-Hutchinson
1954 France Anquetil, JacquesJacques Anquetil (FRA) La Perle-Hutchinson
1955 Switzerland Graf, RolfRolf Graf (SUI) Tebag
1956 Italy Coppi, FaustoFausto Coppi (ITA) Carpano-Coppi
1957 Italy Baldini, ErcoleErcole Baldini (ITA) Legnano
1958 France Anquetil, JacquesJacques Anquetil (FRA) Helyett-Leroux-Hutchinson
1959 France Anquetil, JacquesJacques Anquetil (FRA) Helyett-Leroux-Hutchinson
1960 France Anquetil, JacquesJacques Anquetil (FRA) Helyett-Leroux-Fynsec
1961 France Anquetil, JacquesJacques Anquetil (FRA) Helyett-Fynsec-Hutchinson
1962 Switzerland Graf, RolfRolf Graf (SUI) Tigra
1963 France Poulidor, RaymondRaymond Poulidor (FRA) Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
1964 Belgium Bracke, FerdinandFerdinand Bracke (BEL) Peugeot-BP-Englebert
1965 France Anquetil, JacquesJacques Anquetil (FRA) Ford France-Gitane
1966 Italy Adorni, VittorioVittorio Adorni (ITA) Salvarani
1967 Italy Gimondi, FeliceFelice Gimondi (ITA) Salvarani
1968 Belgium Merckx, EddyEddy Merckx (BEL) Faema
1969 Germany Altig, RudiRudi Altig (GER) Salvarani
1970 Denmark Ritter, OleOle Ritter (DEN) Germanvox-Wega
1971 Spain Ocaña, LuisLuis Ocaña (ESP) Bic
1972
1973
No race
1974 Denmark Ritter, OleOle Ritter (DEN) Filotex
1975 Netherlands Schuiten, RoyRoy Schuiten (NED) TI-Raleigh
1976
1977
No race
1978 Netherlands Zoetemelk, JoopJoop Zoetemelk (NED) Miko-Mercier-Hutchinson
1979 France Laurent, MichelMichel Laurent (FRA) Peugeot-Esso-Michelin

GP di Lugano[edit]

Rider Team
1981 Switzerland Fuchs, JosefJosef Fuchs (SUI)
1982 Italy Vitali, MarcoMarco Vitali (ITA)
1983 United Kingdom Wreghitt, ChrisChris Wreghitt (GBR)
1984 Switzerland Wiss, BennoBenno Wiss (SUI)
1985 Switzerland Schmutz, GodyGody Schmutz (SUI) Garage Neuburg
1986 Switzerland Gianetti, MauroMauro Gianetti (SUI) Cilo-Aufina
1987 Switzerland Wegmuller, ThomasThomas Wegmüller (SUI) Kas
1988 Italy Vitali, MarcoMarco Vitali (ITA) Atala-Ofmega
1989 France Delion, GillesGilles Delion (FRA) Helvetia-La Suisse
1990 Italy Vitali, MarcoMarco Vitali (ITA) Frank-Toyo
1991 Switzerland Jaccard, PascalPascal Jaccard (SUI)
1992 Germany Rein, SteffenSteffen Rein (GER)
1993 Italy Caruso, RobertoRoberto Caruso (ITA) ZG Mobili
1994 Italy Chiurato, AndreaAndrea Chiurato (ITA) Mapei-CLAS
1995 Italy Colage, StefanoStefano Colagè (ITA) ZG Mobili-Selle Italia
1996 Italy Tronca, AmilcareAmilcare Tronca (ITA) Scrigno-Blue Storm
1997 Italy Rezzani, MicheleMichele Rezzani (ITA)
1998 Italy Bianucci, LucaLuca Bianucci (ITA)
1999
2000
No race
2001 Italy Paolini, LucaLuca Paolini (ITA) Mapei-Quick Step
2002 Moldova Ivanov, RuslanRuslan Ivanov (MDA) Alessio
2003 France Moncoutie, DavidDavid Moncoutié (FRA) Cofidis
2004 France Bessy, FredericFrédéric Bessy (FRA) Cofidis
2005 Belgium Verbrugghe, RikRik Verbrugghe (BEL) Quick Step-Innergetic
2006 Italy Bettini, PaoloPaolo Bettini (ITA) Quick Step-Innergetic
2007 Italy Mazzanti, LucaLuca Mazzanti (ITA) Ceramica Panaria-Navigare
2008 Italy Nocentini, RinaldoRinaldo Nocentini (ITA) Ag2r-La Mondiale
2009 France Pauriol, RemiRémi Pauriol (FRA) Cofidis
2010 Italy Ferrari, RobertoRoberto Ferrari (ITA) De Rosa-Stac Plastic
2011 Italy Basso, IvanIvan Basso (ITA) Liquigas-Cannondale
2012 Italy Capecchi, ErosEros Capecchi (ITA) Liquigas-Cannondale
2013 No race due to snow[1]
2014 Italy Finetto, MauroMauro Finetto (ITA) Yellow Fluo

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Snow hits races across Europe". Cyclingnews (Future Publishing Limited). 24 February 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 

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