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Philippe Gilbert has twice finished on the podium at Milan-San Remo. (©BMC/Graham Watson.)
Philippe Gilbert has twice finished on the podium at Milan-San Remo. (©BMC/Graham Watson.)

BMC Racing Team Announces Milan-San Remo Roster

19. March 2014

Philippe Gilbert headlines the BMC Racing Team roster for Sunday's 105th edition of Milan-San Remo.

Five Past Top 10 Finishers
Gilbert has twice finished third (in 2011 and 2008) in the UCI WorldTour race. The past world road champion also has a sixth- (in 2005) and ninth-place finish (in 2010) to his credit. Three other riders on the BMC Racing Team's roster for the 299-kilometer race have previously finished in the top 10: past world road champion Thor Hushovd was third in 2005 and 2009, sixth in 2010 and ninth in 2008; Taylor Phinney was a BMC Racing Team-best seventh last year; Greg Van Avermaet was ninth in 2011 and Peter Velits finished 10th in 2009.

Download the BMC Racing Team's official roster card (PDF with bios, statistics, etc.).

View pre-race photos in the BMC Racing Team's Flickr gallery.

BMC Racing Team Milan-San Remo Roster (March 23):
Philippe Gilbert (BEL), Thor Hushovd (NOR), Taylor Phinney (USA), Manuel Quinziato (ITA), Michael Schär (SUI), Greg Van Avermaet (BEL), Peter Velits (SVK), Danilo Wyss (SUI).

President/General Manager:
Jim Ochowicz (USA)

Sport Directors:
Fabio Baldato (ITA)
Valerio Piva (ITA)

Chief Medical Officer:
Dr. Max Testa (ITA)

Press Officers:
Andrea Agostini (ITA)
Georges Lüchinger (LIE)

Bus Driver: Mathieu Rompion (FRA). Chef: Walter Grözinger (GER). Mechanics: Antonio Biron (ITA), Alessandro Gaia (ITA), Ian Sherburne (USA). Soigneurs: Marcello Bartoli (ITA), Kenneth Ellefsen (DEN), Dirk Leenaert (BEL), Stefano Rubino (ITA).