Andy Schleck and Mark Cavendish are the stars of the 2010 Vuelta a Espana
The 2010 Tour of Spain, the third Grand Tour of the 2010 season, will kick off from Sevilla on Saturday. The opening stage will consist in a 13-km team time trial held at night from 10pm till almost midnight. That will be the spectacular start for the 75th edition of the Vuelta. Bunch sprints are expected later on with Mark Cavendish (Team HTC-Columbia) taking on the rivals he outsprinted at the Tour de France last month.
Cavendish, Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Transitions), Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre), Oscar Freire (Rabobank), Daniele Bennati (Liquigas), Thor Hushovd and Theo Bos (Cervélo) will be the stars for the bunch sprints expected in the first part of the race.
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