The 2011 Giro d’Italia kicks off today (Saturday, May 7) with an opening team time trial stage in Turin. 

First team off will be Belgian squad Omega Pharma-Lotto at 3.50pm local time. British-based Team Sky are ninth team off at 4.22pm local time.

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Giro d’Italia 2011: Team time trial start times

Times are local time, subtract an hour for UK time

1 Omega Pharma-Lotto 15.50hrs

2 Katusha 15.54hrs

3 Astana 15.58hrs

4 Androni Giocattoli – CIPI 16.02hrs

5 Colnago-CSF Inox 16.06hrs

6 Acqua & Sapone 16.10hrs

7 Euskaltel-Euskadi 16.14hrs

8 Rabobank 16.18hrs

9 Team Sky 16.22hrs

10 Geox-TMC 16.26hrs

11 Farnese Vini-Neri Sottoli 16.30hrs

12 Saxo Bank 16.34hrs

13 BMC 16.38hrs

14 HTC-Highroad 16.42hrs

15 Garmin-Cervelo 16.46hrs

16 Lampre-ISD 16.50hrs

17 Liquigas-Cannondale 16.54hrs

18 Leopard-Trek 16.58hrs

19 Ag2r La Mondiale 17.02hrs

20 Quick Step 17.06hrs

21 Vacansoleil-DCM 17.10hrs

22 Radioshack 17.14hrs

23 Movistar 17.18hrs

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