The Italian-Japanese team is back to races in Italy. The Coppa Agostoni and the Coppa Bernocchi will start an intense period of Italian races. The line-up of the team will involve riders from 4 different countries.
Filippo Zaccanti wins the general classification of the Tour de Hokkaido maintaining the leadership from the first stage, Juan Josè Lobato wins the point jersey with 3 important placements, Joan Bou is the king of the mountains winning the KOM jersey.
The NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè won the first stage of the Tour de Hokkaido with Filippo Zaccanti. As in the last 4 editions of the race, the #OrangeBlue team is among the main team in the race for results. This is the second success of Filippo Zaccanti in this season and the victory number six for the team.
While the Tour de Hokkaido in on going in Japan, the #OrangeBlue are ready for the two important September events in Belgium and France. Same line-up for the double transfer with 5 Italians and 2 Colombian riders at the start.