Giro di Padania: 12th place Stepniak on the 2nd race stage.

Sacha Modolo (Colnago CSF Inox) after finishing with the peloton won the second stage of the race Giro di Padania. On the 12th place finished Grzegorz Stępniak ( CCC Polkowice).

The second stage Giro di Padania is a flat crossing between the villages Poggio Renatico and San Venderniano. The total distance of this segment was 220 km.

The escape of the day was taken by five riders. They were: Maggiore (Utensilnord), Nappa(Specialized), Giallorenzo (Meridiana), Van Hecke (Topsport), Borchi (Farnese-Selle Italia). Through the work of Colnago CSF, the escapees were caught up on the last 20 kilometers.

The finish out of group won 25-year-old Modolo. For the Italian it is the fifth victory of the season. He defeated Maximiliano Richez (Team Nippo) and Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre-ISD). 23-year-old Stepniak was 12th. Bartłomiej Matysiak (CCC Polsat Polkowice) finished in 16th place.