Fabio Aru takes the Italian National Champs in his Limar Ultralight+

Fabio Aru Took out the Italian national road race championships in his special edition sardinian flag Limar ultralight + this weekend, he dedicated his win to Michele Scarponi and even wore his fallen team mates jersey for the race, he intends to present the jersey to Scarponi's wife and children.

Over in Astana pro teams home country of Kazakhstan, it was a clean sweep in the ITT for the team, with Zhandow Bizhigitov besting his team mates to the win, with Nikita Stalnov and Artyom Zakharov completing the Podium! In the Road Race, Artyom Zakharov capped a fine weeks racing by taking the victory in a closely fought race.

Astana Women also have a national champion to celebrate, with the Cuban Arlenis Sierra taking both the ITT and road race crown in what were difficult conditions in the carribean heat.