Giro del Piemonte
The Giro del Piemonte, since 2009 known also as Gran Piemonte, is a semi classic European bicycle race held in the Apennine Mountains, Italy. The race first took place in 1906. Since 2005, the race has been organised as a 1.HC event on the UCI Europe Tour. It is usually held a few days before the more important race Giro di Lombardia.
|English name||Tour of Piedmont|
|Local name(s)||Giro del Piemonte or Gran Piemonte (in Italian)|
|Competition||UCI Europe Tour|
|Editions||104 (as of 2020)|
|First winner||Giovanni Gerbi (ITA)|
|Most recent||George Bennett (NZ)|
In 2007, the race was not ridden because of sponsorship problems, but in 2008 it was back again.
The 2013 edition was again cancelled due to financial problems.