"The time trial tomorrow is very challenging and difficult - said the Italian champion - I've already tried in March and is a constant up and down. We will have to fight until the end".
"Vincenzo has proven to be in a good condition - commented sport director Giuseppe Martinelli - and I'm confident for the time trial. Pity that the incidents that have hindered both Jakob Fuglsang and Tanel Kangert because they would be too with the first group".
In the General Classification, Nibali made up three positions and now is fifth at 47" from the new leader the Italian Gianluca Brambilla, winner in Arezzo with a solo attack.
Tomorrow, stage nine with a 40,5 km individual time trial which expected to further outline the general classification. The route of the Chianti Classico, in the center of Tuscany, it is very wavy and with slightly uphill and insidious downhill.