NIPPO VINI FANTINI FAIZANÈ: JUAN JOSÈ LOBATO CLOSE TO THE VICTORY, SECOND PLACE IN THE TOUR OF TURKEY.
Juan Josè Lobato is back on podium and very close to his first victory of the season with an action very similar to the one made in the Coppa Sabatini 2018. Today in a World Tour race, against top level competitors. In today top10 also the young Italian sprinter Giovanni Lonardi.
Tour of Turkey, stage 4.
The fourth stage of the Tour of Turkey, the very important World Tour race of Turkey, could have a wonderful finish for the NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè team and supporters. Few hundreds meters before the finish line Juan Jose Lobato starts his action going very close to a solo victory in front of the bunch sprint. Only a magnificent Caleb Ewan reached and overtakes him few meters before the finish-line. Behind them other two top level sprinters such as Sam Bennet and Simone Consonni.
In today top10 a good placement also for Giovanni Lonardi the young Italian sprinter was giving a tactical alternative to the solo action of Juan Josè Lobato.
Tomorrow the fifth stage will be mainly for climbers, while on Sunday the finish-line of Istanbul will be suitable again for the fast wheels and sprinters.
Next week the team will race the Tour of The Alps and the Giro dell’Appennino, while the Tour of Croatia has been canceled.
TOUR OF TURKEY – STAGE 4 RANKING.
1 – EWAN Caleb – Lotto Soudal
2 – LOBATO Juan José – NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè
3 – BENNETT Sam – BORA – hansgrohe
4 – CONSONNI Simone – UAE-Team Emirates
5 – JAKOBSEN Fabio – Deceuninck – Quick Step
6 – MOLANO Juan Sebastián – UAE-Team Emirates
7 – ABERASTURI Jon – Caja Rural – Seguros RGA
8 – SANZ Enrique – Euskadi Basque Country – Murias
9 – LONARDI Giovanni NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè