Filotex

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Filotex was an Italian professional cycling team that existed from 1963 to 1980.[1][2] The team's main sponsor from 1976 to 1980 was Italian food producer Sanson.[2][3]

Filotex
Filotex cycling team 1973.jpg
The Filotex team of 1973
Team information
RegisteredItaly
Founded1963 (1963)
Disbanded1980
Discipline(s)Road
Team name history
1963–1965
1965–1975
1976–1977
1978
1979
1980
Springoil–Fuchs
Filotex
Sanson
Sanson–Campagnolo
Sanson–Luxor TV–Campagnolo
Sanson–Campagnolo

HistoryEdit

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Filotex riders such as Italo Zilioli, Ugo Colombo, and Franco Bitossi consistently placed in the top 10 at the Giro d'Italia.[4] At the 1969 Giro, Zilioli, Colombo, and Bitossi placed in the top 10 of the general classification, with Bitossi winning the points classification.[5][6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Springoil - Fuchs (1963)" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Sanson - Campagnolo (1980)" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Sanson (1976)" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  4. ^ Filotex at Cycling Archives
  5. ^ Bill and Carol McGann. "1969 Giro d'Italia". Bike Race Info. Dog Ear Publishing. Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 2012-07-10.
  6. ^ "Esperada Victoria Final Del Italiano Gimondi" [Expected Final Victory of Italian Gimondi] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 9 June 1969. p. 20. Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Un Gimondi felicissimo" [A Happy Gimondi]. Corriere dello Sport (in Italian). 9 June 1969. p. 11. Archived from the original on 23 December 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2013.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Filotex (cycling team) at Wikimedia Commons