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Gianluca Brambilla extends with Trek-Segafredo for 2020

Gianluca Brambilla extends with Trek-Segafredo for 2020

26.10.2019: Italian climber Gianluca Brambilla has renewed his contract with Trek-Segafredo, which will see him race for the team for his third year. Gianluca had a busy season with both the Giro d’Italia and the Vuelta a España on his calendar. In Italy, he b


Italian climber Gianluca Brambilla has renewed his contract with Trek-Segafredo, which will see him race for the team for his third year.




Gianluca had a busy season with both the Giro d’Italia and the Vuelta a España on his calendar. In Italy, he balanced stage hunting with supporting Bauke Mollema, helping the Dutchman finish in 5th place overall. A stage victory came close in both Grand Tours, but ultimately Gianluca was left empty-handed. However, he’s heading into next season with a renewed determination to get his hands in the air.



As well as looking for his own chances, Gianluca will be an essential support rider for the team leaders in the mountains, including new signing and compatriot Vincenzo Nibali, who Gianluca is excited to be working alongside.



Brambilla
: “Of course, I am happy to be staying with the team. I’ve been in the Trek family for two years already, and staying for another year means that the team believes in me, and I believe in the team’s philosophy and objectives.



“I’m looking forward to racing with the strong new riders in the team, especially racing with Vincenzo. I’m ready to support him to take some good victories. Next year I want to be back to winning. I don’t mind which races, but I really want to win.




Luca Guercilena, General Manager Trek-Segafredo:
“I am very happy we have reached an agreement with Gianluca. His recent performances at the Vuelta a España and the Italian classics have shown that he will be a valuable team player for the next season.



He’s a strong climber that can be of great help for our GC riders, and I am confident our young riders will be able to learn a lot from his extensive experience.”




 - Elke Weylandt - photo Getty Sport


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