BriefThe only Slovenian profesional team Krka Telekom controlled the race from start to finish. In 3rd lap (of 11) 8 riders escaped (including Buxhofer, Australian David McKenzie and 4 from Krka). They were caught by 10 others in 7th lap. In 10th lap Buxhofer attacked and was joined by 2 Krka Telekom riders, who had an easy job 1 against 2.
Ptuj, 157 kms:
1. S. Sviben (Slo) Krka Telekom 3.52.07 2. M. Buxhofer (Aut) Austria 0.02 3. U. Murn (Slo) Krka Telekom 0.02 4. B. Filip (Slo) Krka Telekom 2.01 5. V. Miholjevic (Cro) Krka Telekom 2.21 6. R. Petek (Slo) Sava 2.21Peter Trkman is our Slovenian reporter