Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie

The Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in Arona, Italy. Since 2005, the race has been organised as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. In 2010 the GP was split in two challenges, Coppa Papà Carlo[1] and Coppa Città di Stresa,[2] but reverted to a single race – on the route of the Coppa Città di Stresa – in 2012.[3]

Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie
Race details
DateLate August (until 2012)
March (2013)
RegionProvince of Novara, Italy
Local name(s)Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie (in Italian)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeSingle-day
OrganiserAssociazione Ciclistica Arona
Web sitewww.ciclisticaparona.com Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1997 (1997)
Editions18 (as of 2015)
First winner Dario Andriotto (ITA)
Most wins Damiano Cunego (ITA) (2 wins)
Most recent Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA)

WinnersEdit

As a stand-alone raceEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1997   Italy Dario Andriotto[N 1] Amore & Vita–ForzArcore
1998 No race
1999   Italy Ivan Gotti Polti
2000   Italy Stefano Garzelli Mercatone Uno–Albacom
2001   Lithuania Vladimir Smirnov Ceresit–CCC–Mat
2002   Estonia Andrus Aug De Nardi-Pasta Montegrappa
2003   Italy Andrea Ferrigato Alessio
2004   Italy Damiano Cunego Saeco Macchine per Caffè
2005   Italy Damiano Cunego Lampre–Caffita
2006   Italy Paolo Longo Borghini Ceramica Flaminia–Bossini Docce
2007   Colombia Luis Felipe Laverde Ceramica Panaria–Navigare
2008   Italy Giampaolo Cheula Barloworld
2009   Slovenia Grega Bole Amica Chips–Knauf
2012   Italy Danilo Di Luca Acqua & Sapone
2013   Luxembourg Bob Jungels RadioShack–Leopard
2014   Italy Simone Ponzi Neri Sottoli
2015   Italy Giacomo Nizzolo Trek Factory Racing

As individual challenge racesEdit

Coppa Papà CarloEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2010   Italy Gianluca Brambilla Colnago–CSF Inox
2011   Italy Simone Ponzi Liquigas–Cannondale

Coppa Città di StresaEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2009   Italy Marco Pinotti[N 2] Team Columbia–HTC
2010   Italy Oscar Gatto ISD–NERI
2011   Italy Elia Viviani Liquigas–Cannondale

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Held as the Italian National Time Trial Championships.[4]
  2. ^ Held as an invitational race.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brambilla powers to victory". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 19 June 2010. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Gatto gallops to sprint victory". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 20 June 2010. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  3. ^ "14 Luglio: Appuntamento con il 15° G.P. Nobili Rubinetterie" [14 July: Meeting of the 15th GP Nobili Rubinetterie]. Associazione Ciclistica Arona (in Italian). WordPress. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b "G.P. Nobili Rubinetterie – Coppa Papà Carlo". Associazione Ciclistica Arona (in Italian). WordPress. 5 April 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.

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