The Tour of the Alps has become a growing highlight of the calendar in recent years and following the reveal of the route and profiles of the 2024 edition, the talk is growing of the race growing to World Tour level in the coming years.
“The Tour of the Alps is a special race. We see it as a cycling ‘laboratory’ and event that is not afraid to innovate, combining two territories," says Enrico Della Casa, UEC’s president in quotes collected by Cycling News. "This is another reason why I hope that the Tour of the Alps will be included in the World Tour calendar from 2026, when there will be a complete calendar reform. This race has all it takes."
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“We really believe in the team we have put together, starting with the technical area that takes care of the course and the safety aspect in detail, which is fundamental for us," adds Maurizio Evangelista, the race general manager. "We want Tour of the Alps to be an unforgettable experience for the entire caravan. Having final circuits makes the stage venues and the local people happy."