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Shelley Evans, Sinead Miller and Amber Rais Pierce join Abbott on Italian team

Three more Americans are joining national road champion Mara Abbott on the Italian Safi-Pasta Zara team for 2011.

Shelley Evans, Sinead Miller and Amber Rais Pierce will all join up, the team announced Wednesday. Miller and Evans, along with Abbott, raced for the Peanut Butter & Co-Twenty12 team in 2010. Pierce raced for Kuota and Colavita in 2010.

The team will race a European and North American schedule next year.

Other new Safi-Pasta Zara signings are Italy’s Eleonora Patuzzo, Russia’s Olga Zabelinskaya, Lithuanian Inga Cilvinaite and Ukrainian Alona Andruk.