First World Tour race for the team Vini Zabù – KTM that from the 23rd to the 29th of February will be at the start of the UAE Tour, a race created and organized by RCS in 2019.
Seven stages scheduled with two uphill finish, in the 3rd and in the 5th stage, to complete a week with several stages for the sprinters.
The SD Francesco Frassi and Luca Scinto have built a team for their captain. Giovanni Visconti, who made a decent debut at Trofeo Laigueglia and that at the UAE Tour can add some kms trying to achieve a prestigious result.
With Umberto Marengo as leader at the sprints, the hardest stages will be a good chance to see in front Lorenzo Fortunato, who was 8th recently at the Tour de Langkawi, and Andrea Garosio.
The line up is completed by James Mitri, Veljko Stojnic and Leonardo Tortomasi.
23/2 Stage 1 – The Pointe › Dubai Silicon Oasis (148k)
24/2 Stage 2 – Hatta › Hatta Dam (168k)
25/2 Stage 3 – Al Qudra Cycle Track › Jebel Hafeet (184k)
26/2 Stage 4 – Zabeel Park › Dubai City Walk (173k)
27/2 Stage 5 – Al Ain › Jebel Hafeet (162k)
28/2 Stage 6 – Al Ruwais › Al Mirfa (158k)
29/2 Stage 7 – Al Maryah Island › Abu Dhabi Breakwater (127k)