Gran Premio di Lugano

The Gran Premio di Lugano (English: Grand Prix of Lugano) is a road bicycle race held annually in Lugano, Switzerland. Prior to 1981 it was held as an individual time trial but in recent years it has been organised as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour. In 2013, the race was cancelled due to snowfall.[2]

Gran Premio di Lugano
DateEarly-March
RegionLugano, Switzerland
English nameGrand Prix of Lugano
Local name(s)Gran Premio di Lugano (in Italian)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeSingle-day
OrganiserVelo Club Lugano
Web sitewww.veloclublugano.ch Edit this at Wikidata
Editions73 (as of 2019)[1]
First winner Josef Fuchs (SUI)
Most wins Marco Vitali (ITA) (3 wins)
Most recent Diego Ulissi (ITA)

Lugano, ChronoEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1950    Switzerland Ferdinand Kübler Tebag
1951   Italy Fausto Coppi Bianchi-Pirelli
1952   Italy Fausto Coppi Bianchi-Pirelli
1953   France Jacques Anquetil La Perle-Hutchinson
1954   France Jacques Anquetil La Perle-Hutchinson
1955    Switzerland Rolf Graf Tebag
1956   Italy Fausto Coppi Carpano-Coppi
1957   Italy Ercole Baldini Legnano
1958   France Jacques Anquetil Helyett-Leroux-Hutchinson
1959   France Jacques Anquetil Helyett-Leroux-Hutchinson
1960   France Jacques Anquetil Helyett-Leroux-Fynsec
1961   France Jacques Anquetil Helyett-Fynsec-Hutchinson
1962    Switzerland Rolf Graf Tigra
1963   France Raymond Poulidor Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
1964   Belgium Ferdinand Bracke Peugeot-BP-Englebert
1965   France Jacques Anquetil Ford France-Gitane
1966   Italy Vittorio Adorni Salvarani
1967   Italy Felice Gimondi Salvarani
1968   Belgium Eddy Merckx Faema
1969   Germany Rudi Altig Salvarani
1970   Denmark Ole Ritter Germanvox-Wega
1971   Spain Luis Ocaña Bic
1972
1973
No race
1974   Denmark Ole Ritter Filotex
1975   Netherlands Roy Schuiten TI–Raleigh
1976
1977
No race
1978   Netherlands Joop Zoetemelk Miko-Mercier-Hutchinson
1979   France Michel Laurent Peugeot-Esso-Michelin

GP di LuganoEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1981    Switzerland Josef Fuchs
1982   Italy Marco Vitali
1983   Great Britain Chris Wreghitt Bianchi
1984    Switzerland Benno Wiss
1985    Switzerland Gody Schmutz Garage Neuburg
1986    Switzerland Mauro Gianetti Cilo-Aufina
1987    Switzerland Thomas Wegmüller Kas
1988   Italy Marco Vitali Atala-Ofmega
1989   France Gilles Delion Helvetia-La Suisse
1990   Italy Marco Vitali Frank-Toyo
1991    Switzerland Pascal Jaccard
1992   Germany Steffen Rein
1993   Italy Roberto Caruso ZG Mobili
1994   Italy Andrea Chiurato Mapei–CLAS
1995   Italy Stefano Colagè ZG Mobili-Selle Italia
1996   Italy Amilcare Tronca Scrigno-Blue Storm
1997   Italy Michele Rezzani
1998   Italy Luca Bianucci
1999
2000
No race
2001   Italy Luca Paolini Mapei–Quick-Step
2002   Moldova Ruslan Ivanov Alessio
2003   France David Moncoutié Cofidis
2004   France Frédéric Bessy Cofidis
2005   Belgium Rik Verbrugghe Quick-Step–Innergetic
2006   Italy Paolo Bettini Quick-Step–Innergetic
2007   Italy Luca Mazzanti Ceramica Panaria–Navigare
2008   Italy Rinaldo Nocentini Ag2r–La Mondiale
2009   France Rémi Pauriol Cofidis
2010   Italy Roberto Ferrari De Rosa–Stac Plastic
2011   Italy Ivan Basso Liquigas–Cannondale
2012   Italy Eros Capecchi Liquigas–Cannondale
2013 No race due to snow[2]
2014   Italy Mauro Finetto Yellow Fluo
2015   Italy Niccolò Bonifazio Lampre–Merida
2016   Italy Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani–CSF
2017   Italy Iuri Filosi Nippo–Vini Fantini
2018   Austria Hermann Pernsteiner Bahrain–Merida
2019   Italy Diego Ulissi UAE Team Emirates

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "7 maggio 2017 – 71a edizione del Gran Premio Città di Lugano 2017" [7 May 2017 – 71st edition of the Grand Prix of the City of Lugano 2017]. Gran Premio di Lugano (in Italian). Velo Club Lugano. 12 March 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Snow hits races across Europe". Cyclingnews. Future Publishing Limited. 24 February 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2013.

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