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August 13/01 11:57 am - Tour di Via Italia: Windsor Race Information

Posted by Editoress on 08/13/01

Tour di Via Italia

Sunday, September 2, 2001
Windsor, Ontario, Canada

43rd anniversary of racing in Windsor's "Little Italy"
Expecting Frankie Andreau and other U.S. Postal riders.
Last time U.S. Postal team participated in the race four years ago the average speed for the 90 km race was over 50 km per hour.

Category Start
Distance Entry
Senior Pro, I, II 5 p.m. 90 km $25 $10,000 + trophies
and merchandise
Citizens: 4 yr. and under tricycles to 17+
Seperate events for all ages
4 p.m. varies $Free medals for everyone
Women all cats 3 p.m. 36km $20 $1700 + trophies
and merchandise 
Jr. and under 3:01 p.m. 20km $15 $500 + trophies
and merchandise 
40+ Vets
(57+ Vets get 1 minute head start)
2 p.m. 36km $20 $1400 + trophies
and merchandise 
Sr. III, IV, V + -40 Vets 1 p.m. 40km $20 $2500 + trophies
and merchandise

Race Day Registration Only:
For More Information:
Phone: (519) 252-7960 (days/evenings)
Course: Approximately 2 km Criterium Course Flat, wide roads four 90 degree corners. Lots of spectators.
Directions: From tunnel go south to Erie Street. Turn left (east) on Erie Street to start finish line. >From bridge turn right from bridge exit to Wyandotte St. turn right (east) on Wyandotte to Ouellette Ave. turn right(south) on Ouellette to Erie St. Turn left (east) on Erie St. to start finish line.
U.S. Postal expected: Frankie Andreau and other U.S. Postal teammates (Robby Ventura) etc. said they would be there. The race is 43 years old and draws large crowds. The race has backing from the entire city especially the media. The race takes place in Windsor's" Little Italy" with over 16 restaurants and a dozen cafes. You and your family are going to love the experience.

Courtesy Aldo Sfalcin


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