The signature on the 2016 contract was affixed, Marta Bastianelli will race with the team of Alessia Piccolo, the Alé Cipollini, even in 2017.
The #yellowfluorange athlete will continue, therefore, to be a charismatic leader for the young girls of the team, thanks to her experience.
Eight are the races won by Marta Bastianelli with the #yellowfluorange knit: the Omloop van het Hageland – Tielt-Wing, the inedit GP della Liberazione PINK, three stages and general classification in the Giro di Campania and two stages at the Trophée d’Or Féminin, on French roads. A season to remember.
Alessia Piccolo is very satisfied about the agreement reached, “Marta is an essential woman and athlete, vital for our Team: excellence and quality are the keywords that characterize our project, which she has embraced. This season she has won a lot and got highly placed in important races such as the Giro d’Italia and the Vuelta by Madrid, to name a few. Along with Chloe Hosking, she will still be our captain. We have full confidence in her.”
Marta Bastianelli: “I am grateful to this team and to Alessia for the opportunity I have been given since last year. Renewing is an important signal that Alessia and I wanted to launch on concrete’s project. In this season I was given responsibility and confidence since the early appointments and I think I’ve paid off in the best way. The Alé Cipollini Team is a fantastic environment, with so much enthusiasm and we have fun to ride together. It is a team that continues to grow and to strength itself, as demonstrated by the arrival of the talented Chloe Hosking. In addition to be a landmark for the young team is really a further boost. I’m really happy with my choice.