2007 Paris–Nice

The 2007 edition of the Paris–Nice stage race took place from March 11 until March 18 on the 2007 UCI ProTour. The race was won by Spaniard Alberto Contador riding for the Discovery Channel, who going into the final stage was six seconds behind Davide Rebellin from Gerolsteiner. Contador broke away on the Col d'Eze, the last climb of the race, to claim both the stage victory along the Promenade des Anglais and the overall race victory.

2007 Paris–Nice
UCI ProTour
Race details
DatesMarch 11 – March 18
Stages7 + prologue
Distance1,260.2 km (783.1 mi)
Winning time29h 55' 22"
Results
Winner  Alberto Contador (ESP) (Discovery Channel)
  Second  Davide Rebellin (ITA) (Gerolsteiner)
  Third  Luis León Sánchez (ESP) (Caisse d'Epargne)

Points  Franco Pellizotti (ITA) (Liquigas)
Mountains  Thomas Voeckler (FRA) (Bouygues Télécom)
Youth  Alberto Contador (ESP) (Discovery Channel)
  Team Caisse d'Epargne
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StagesEdit

Prologue - 11-03-2007: Issy-les-Moulineaux, 4.7 km (ITT)Edit

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1   David Millar Saunier Duval–Prodir 6' 01" 3 pts
2   Roman Kreuziger Liquigas + 1" 2 pts
3   Sébastien Joly Française des Jeux + 2" 1 pt

Stage 1 - 12-03-2007: Cloyes sur le LoirBuzançais, 186 kmEdit

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1   Jean-Patrick Nazon AG2R Prévoyance 4h 29' 39" 3 pts
2   Sebastian Siedler Team Milram s.t. 2 pts
3   Mathew Hayman Rabobank s.t. 1 pt

Stage 2 - 13-03-2007: VatanLimoges, 177 kmEdit

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1   Franco Pellizotti Liquigas 3h 57' 36" 3 pts
2   Daniele Bennati Lampre–Fondital + 2" 2 pts
3   Luca Paolini Liquigas + 2" 1 pt

Stage 3 - 14-03-2007: LimogesMaurs, 215.5 kmEdit

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1   Alexandre Kolobnev Team CSC 4h 59' 35" 3 pts
2   Tom Boonen Quick-Step–Innergetic + 12" 2 pts
3   Daniele Bennati Lampre–Fondital + 12" 1 pt

Stage 4 - 15-03-2007: Maurs – Mende, 169.5 kmEdit

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1   Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 4h 07' 26" 3 pts
2   Davide Rebellin Gerolsteiner + 2" 2 pts
3   David López Caisse d'Epargne + 12" 1 pt

Stage 5 - 16-03-2007: SorguesManosque, 178 kmEdit

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1   Yaroslav Popovych Discovery Channel 4h 11' 51" 3 pts
2   Francisco Ventoso Saunier Duval–Prodir + 14" 2 pts
3   Samuel Dumoulin AG2R Prévoyance + 14" 1 pt

Stage 6 - 17-03-2007: BrignolesCannes, 200 km.Edit

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1   Luis León Sánchez Caisse d'Epargne 4h 46' 32" 3 pts
2   Mirco Lorenzetto Team Milram + 28" 2 pts
3   Jérôme Pineau Bouygues Télécom + 28" 1 pt

Stage 7 - 18-03-2007: Nice, 129.5 km circuit raceEdit

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1   Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 3h 15' 47" 3 pts
2   David López Caisse d'Epargne + 19" 2 pts
3   Joaquim Rodríguez Caisse d'Epargne + 19" 1 pt

Final standingsEdit

General classificationEdit

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1   Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 29h 55' 22" 50 pts
2   Davide Rebellin Gerolsteiner + 26" 40 pts
3   Luis León Sánchez Caisse d'Epargne + 42" 35 pts
4   Tadej Valjavec Lampre–Fondital + 49" 30 pts
5   Franco Pellizotti Liquigas + 57" 25 pts
6   David López Caisse d'Epargne + 1' 00" 20 pts
7   Cadel Evans Predictor–Lotto + 1' 01" 15 pts
8   Fränk Schleck Team CSC + 1' 08" 10 pts
9   Samuel Sánchez Euskaltel–Euskadi + 1' 12" 5 pts
10   Joaquim Rodríguez Caisse d'Epargne + 1' 22" 2 pts

Mountains classificationEdit

Cyclist Team Points
1   Thomas Voeckler Bouygues Télécom 65
2   Tom Danielson Discovery Channel 42
3   Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 36

Points classificationEdit

Cyclist Team Points
1   Franco Pellizotti Liquigas 90
2   Jérôme Pineau Bouygues Télécom 81
3   Davide Rebellin Gerolsteiner 80

Best Young RiderEdit

Cyclist Team Time
1   Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 29h 55' 22"
2   Luis León Sánchez Caisse d'Epargne + 42"
3   Andy Schleck Team CSC + 2' 20"

Best TeamEdit

Team Country Time
1 Caisse d'Epargne   Spain 89h 49' 06"
2 Team CSC   Denmark + 3' 50"
3 Predictor–Lotto   Belgium + 5' 26"

Jersey progressEdit

Stage
(Winner)
General Classification
Mountains Classification
Points Classification
Young Rider Classification
Team Classification
0Prologue (ITT)
(David Millar)
David Millar no award David Millar Roman Kreuziger Saunier Duval–Prodir
0Stage 1
(Jean-Patrick Nazon)
Romain Feillu Daniele Bennati
0Stage 2
(Franco Pellizotti)
Franco Pellizotti Stéphane Augé Liquigas
0Stage 3
(Alexandre Kolobnev)
Heinrich Haussler
0Stage 4
(Alberto Contador)
Davide Rebellin Alberto Contador Caisse d'Epargne
0Stage 5
(Yaroslav Popovych)
0Stage 6
(Luis León Sánchez)
Thomas Voeckler Franco Pellizotti
0Stage 7
(Alberto Contador)
Alberto Contador

ReferencesEdit