1985 Paris–Nice

The 1985 Paris–Nice was the 43rd edition of the Paris–Nice cycle race and was held from 3 March to 10 March 1985. The race started in Nanterre and finished at the Col d'Èze. The race was won by Sean Kelly of the Skil team.[2]

1985 Paris–Nice
Race details
Dates3–10 March 1985
Stages7 + Prologue
Distance1,185.9[1] km (736.9 mi)
Winning time31h 10' 19"
Results
Winner  Sean Kelly (IRL) (Skil–Sem–Kas–Miko)
  Second  Stephen Roche (IRL) (La Redoute)
  Third  Frédéric Vichot (FRA) (Skil–Sem–Kas–Miko)
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Route and stagesEdit

The race began with a short prologue individual time trial and featured seven road stages, including a team time trial and finishing with a mountain time trial.

List of stages[2]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner Race leader
P 3 March Nanterre 6.4 km (4.0 mi)   Individual time trial   Allan Peiper (AUS)   Allan Peiper (AUS)
1 4 March Avallon to Dole 197.5 km (123 mi)   Eddy Planckaert (BEL)   Allan Peiper (AUS)
2 5 March Dole to St Trivier 181 km (112 mi)   Marc Madiot (FRA)   Bert Oosterbosch (NED)
3 6 March Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne to Saint-Étienne 176 km (109 mi)   Eddy Planckaert (BEL)   Allan Peiper (AUS)
4a 7 March Donzère to Bédoin 98 km (61 mi)   Joël Pelier (FRA)   Joël Pelier (FRA)
4b Bédoin to Carpentras 35 km (22 mi)   Team time trial Panasonic–Raleigh   Joël Pelier (FRA)
5 8 March Carpentras to Gréoux-les-Bains 211 km (131 mi)   Bert Oosterbosch (NED)   Frédéric Vichot (FRA)
6 9 March Gréoux-les-Bains to Mandelieu-la-Napoule 171 km (106 mi)   Pedro Muñoz (ESP)   Frédéric Vichot (FRA)
7a 10 March La Napoule 100 km (62 mi)   Charly Mottet (FRA)   Frédéric Vichot (FRA)
7b Col d'Èze 11 km (7 mi)   Individual time trial   Stephen Roche (IRL)   Sean Kelly (IRL)

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Sean Kelly (IRL) Skil–Sem–Kas–Miko 31h 10' 19"
2   Stephen Roche (IRL) La Redoute + 23"
3   Frédéric Vichot (FRA) Skil–Sem–Kas–Miko + 54"
4   Phil Anderson (AUS) Panasonic–Raleigh + 1' 04"
5   Pedro Muñoz (ESP) Fagor + 1' 56"
6   Robert Millar (GBR) Peugeot–Shell–Michelin + 2' 11"
7   Éric Caritoux (FRA) Skil–Sem–Kas–Miko + 2' 17"
8   Pascal Simon (FRA) Peugeot–Shell–Michelin + 2' 21"
9   Charly Mottet (FRA) Renault–Elf + 2' 33"
10   Jean-Marie Grezet (SUI) Skil–Sem–Kas–Miko + 2' 35"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paris-Nice (Pro Tour-Historic)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "43ème Paris-Nice 1985". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 18 August 2004.
  3. ^ "1985 Paris - Nice". First Cycling. Retrieved 18 November 2017.