20 January 2018

Strade Bianche and UCI Worldtour 2018 Wild Cards

RCS Sport announced today its selection of wild card teams that will participate at four out of its five UCI WorldTour races: Strade Bianche, Tirreno-Adriatico, Milano-Sanremo and Giro d’Italia. Il Lombardia wild cards will be announced later in the season, after evaluating all the results of the teams that have requested participation at the race.

UCI WORLDTEAMS18 (eligible)

  • AG2R LA MONDIALE
  • ASTANA PRO TEAM
  • BAHRAIN – MERIDA
  • BMC RACING TEAM
  • BORA – HANSGROHE
  • FDJ
  • LOTTO SOUDAL
  • MITCHELTON – SCOTT
  • MOVISTAR TEAM
  • QUICK – STEP FLOORS
  • TEAM DIMENSION DATA
  • TEAM EF EDUCATION FIRST – DRAPAC P/B CANNONDALE
  • TEAM KATUSHA ALPECIN
  • TEAM LOTTO NL – JUMBO
  • TEAM SKY
  • TEAM SUNWEB
  • TREK – SEGAFREDO
  • UAE TEAM EMIRATES

STRADE BIANCHE (3 March) – 2 wild cards (20 teams of 7 riders each)

  • ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI – SIDERMEC
  • NIPPO – VINI FANTINI – EUROPA OVINI

TIRRENO-ADRIATICO (7-13 March) – 4 wild cards (22 teams of 7 riders each)

  • GAZPROM – RUSVELO
  • ISRAEL CYCLING ACADEMY
  • NIPPO – VINI FANTINI – EUROPA OVINI
  • WILIER TRIESTINA – SELLE ITALIA

MILANO-SANREMO (17 March) – 7 wild cards (25 teams of 7 riders each)

  • BARDIANI CSF
  • COFIDIS, SOLUTIONS CREDITS
  • GAZPROM – RUSVELO
  • ISRAEL CYCLING ACADEMY
  • NIPPO – VINI FANTINI – EUROPA OVINI
  • TEAM NOVO NORDISK
  • WILIER TRIESTINA – SELLE ITALIA

GIRO D’ITALIA (4-27 May) – 4 wild cards (22 teams of 8 riders each)

  • ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI – SIDERMEC
  • BARDIANI CSF
  • ISRAEL CYCLING ACADEMY
  • WILIER TRIESTINA – SELLE ITALIA