Ivan Stevic?s victory on Stage 2 triggered a huge celebration by the Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team. Not only is it the second straight season Toyota-United has won a stage of the Tour de Georgia, but the team becomes the first to win races this year in both USA Cycling Pro Tour events. Stevic launched himself out of the pack on the final trip up the 20 percent grade of Clocktower Hill in Rome and coasted to victory at the finish line below.
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Having escaped the field on the run-in to the finish, Ivan Stevic had time to relish his big moment.
Stevic joins Tour de France winners Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis as winners of Tour de Georgia stages that finished in Rome.