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Zabriskie 3rd in Castilla y Leon ITT; Moves into 3rd Overall

Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Palencia, Spain - Garmin/Slipstream's Dave Zabriskie (USA), who is clearly having a great start to his 2009 season, uncorked a big 3rd place finish in today's Stage 2 of the Castilla y Leon, a 28.2K individual time trial.

Finishing behind only Levi Leipheimer and Alberto Contador, DZ covered the course aboard his Felt DA in just 33min 39 sec.  Teammates Tom Danielson (USA) and Christian Vande Velde (USA) also rode very well finishing 9th and 10th, respectively, in the 133-man field.

Dave now sits 3rd in the overall after two stages.

Stage 2 Results

1. Levi Leipheimer (USA) - 33.17
2. Alberto Contador (ESP) - at 0.18
3. David Zabriskie (USA) - at 0.22
4. Stef Clement (NED) - at 0.49
5. Denis Menchov (ESP) - at 0.55
6. Markel Irizar (ESP) - at 1.16
7. Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) - at 1.17
8. Oscar Sevilla (ESP) - at 1.33
9. Tom Danielson (USA) - at 1.36
10. Christian Vande Velde (USA) - at 1.39

General Classification after Stage 2

1. Levi Leipheimer (USA) - 5.05.10
2. Alberto Contador (ESP) - at 0.18
3. David Zabriskie (USA) - at 0.22