Team Vorarlberg Santic starting tomorrow at the Istrian Spring Trophy “still” in racing mode despite Corona virus!
How long the Team Vorarlberg Santic professionals can still “professionally” practice their job is currently in the stars, as are many other agendas in Europe.
This morning the positive information from Croatia that the 17th Istrian Spring Trophy UCI 2.2 can start as scheduled tomorrow Thursday. The team captains Roland Thalmann and Colin Stüssi then set off towards Umag on the Mediterranean coast. The other part of the team has been in Umag for several days.
The Croatian government gave the OK to the race on the condition of spectator-free zones.
12.03. Prologue Umag – Umag 1 KM
13.03. Stage 1 Porec – Labin 161 KM
14.03. Stage 2 Fazana – Vizinada 162 KM
15.03. Stage 3 Pazin – Umag 130 KM
Roland Thalmann: “At the moment it is not easy to keep a clear focus on cycling, but it is still our job. We are now happy to start in Croatia. We have all invested a lot in the preparation and now we have to make the best of the situation. Think ahead and hope for a timely relaxation of the situation. We have to fight! ”
Info Istrian Spring Trophy: https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/istarsko-proljece-istrian-spring-trophy/2020/overview
Squad Team Vorarlberg Santic: Roland Thalmann, Colin Stüssi (SUI), Martin Meiler, Johannes Schinnagl (GER), Jack Burke (CAN), Felix Meo (NZL);