PETACCHI WINS GIRO SPRINT ON MOTOR RACING CIRCUIT

Alessandro Petacchi 07

Alessandro Petacchi (Milram) showed he is back to his best and still king of the high-speed sprints by winning Saturday?s 254km seventh stage of the Giro d?Italia on the Mugello motor racing circuit near Florence.

Petacchi had a perfect lead out from his Milram team mates and then sprinted at seventy kilometres an hour up the finishing straight where motorbikes usually race at 300km an hour.

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