Frenchman Stephane Tempier will lead Team Bianchi Countervail in the 2019 Internazionali d’Italia Series' opener, the Andora Race Cup to be held in Andora (Italy) on Saturday, March 2nd. Together with his teammates Nadir Colledani and Chiara Teocchi, all equipped with Methanol CV RS, Tempier is part of a top class field. The programme of the Andora Race Cup will start with the Men’s Junior race (9:00AM), followed by Junior and Open Women at 10:45AM and Open Men at 12:30AM.
“The winter preparation has been ideal and I am happy with my condition. I know a good result in Internazionali d’Italia Series’ stage 1 is within my reach. This circuit is one of the most important in Europe and represents an important season goal for Team Bianchi Countervail” said Tempier, fourth in his seasonal debut at Copa Catalana in Banyoles (Spain).
Besides Gerhard Kerschbaumer, Gioele Bertolini, Martin Loo and the Braidot twins, Tempier looks at his teammate Nadir Colledani as one of those riders expected to deliver a good performance: "Colledani’s presence is strategic for the team. Nadir is a brilliant and talented biker: working together, we can do good things".
THE TEAM'S BIKES
The Team Bianchi Countervail is equipped with the following models:
• Methanol CV RS, engineered to be the best XCO and XCM racing machine, without compromises, and enhanced with the innovative and exclusive Bianchi CV System powered by Countervail to eliminate vibrations
• Methanol 29 FS, full-suspension model with a racing geometry
• Zolder Pro disc, latest evolution of the carbon platform designed by Bianchi for cyclocross, combining lightweight and resistance to obtain the best performance