TOUR OF BRITAIN: PETACCHI WINS IN NEWCASTLE GATESHEAD

Alessandro Petacchi Tour of Britain 2008 stage one

Alessandro Petacchi (LPR Brakes) won his second stage at the Tour of Britain on Friday, taking the sprint along the banks of the Tyne in Newcastle Gateshead.

Petacchi won the opening stage in London on Sunday and was equally as fast in the rain in the northeast despite the Tour of Britain being his first race since the end of his five-month ban for abuse of his asthma inhailer.

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