Del Tongo (cycling team)

Del Tongo (UCI team code: DEL) was an Italian professional cycling team that was active between 1982 and 1991. The team disbanded, but provided the basis for Lampre.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Del Tongo
Team information
UCI codeDEL
RegisteredItaly
Founded1982 (1982)
Disbanded1991
Discipline(s)Road
BicyclesColnago (1982–1988)
Pinarello (1989–1991)
Team name history
1982
1983–1985
1986–1990
1991
Del Tongo
Del Tongo–Colnago
Del Tongo
Del Tongo–MG Boys
Del Tongo (cycling team) jersey
Jersey

HistoryEdit

The team was led primarily by two Italian sports directors: Pietro Algeri and Paolo Abetoni. They won the 1983 Giro d'Italia with Giuseppe Saronni. They only participated once in the Tour de France, in 1987. In 1992, the team stops but a new team, MG Maglificio was formed by Algeri and Abetoni along with Belgians Roger de Vlaeminck and Patrick Lefevere.

Notable ridersEdit

Major winsEdit

Major One-Day RacesEdit

Grand ToursEdit

Giro d'ItaliaEdit

Vuelta a EspañaEdit

Other racesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Del Tongo 1982". Cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
  2. ^ "Del Tongo - Colnago 1983". Cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
  3. ^ "Del Tongo - Colnago 1985". Cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
  4. ^ "Del Tongo 1986". Cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
  5. ^ "Del Tongo 1990". Cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
  6. ^ "Del Tongo - MG Boys 1991". Cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 2012-07-09.