Historic Overview Salvatore Commesso
Salvatore Commesso (born March 28, 1975) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer who most recently rode for UCI Professional Continental team Preti Mangimi.
He was born in Torre del Greco, Campania, and turned professional in 1998. That year he came in third in the Grand Prix Suisse and the Giro del Capo. He won the Italian National Championships and Stage 13 of the 1999 Tour de France in 1999.
Commesso won Stage 18 of the 2000 Tour de France and won the points competition in the Volta a Portugal in 2001.
In 2002, he again won the Italian Championship, as well as the Trofeo Matteotti and the Criterium d'Abruzzo.
He rode for the Saeco Macchine per Caffè team from 1998 to 2004. In 2005, the team merged with Lampre, with whom he came in second in the Giro del Veneto.
He rode for Lampre in the 2006 Tour de France and came in second in Stage 14.