2012–13 UCI America Tour

The 2012–13 UCI America Tour was the ninth season for the UCI America Tour. The season began on 7 October 2012 with the Tobago Cycling Classic and ended on 7 September 2013 with the Bucks County Classic.

2012–13 UCI America Tour
Ninth edition of the UCI America Tour
Dates7 October 2012 (2012-10-07)–7 September 2013
LocationNorth America and South America
Individual champion Janier Acevedo (COL) (Jamis–Hagens Berman)
Teams' championUnitedHealthcare
Nations' champion Colombia
← 2011–12

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI America Tour cycling jersey. Rory Sutherland from Australia was the defending champion of the 2011–12 UCI America Tour. Janier Acevedo from Colombia was crowned as the 2012–13 UCI America Tour champion.

Throughout the season, points are awarded to the top finishers of stages within stage races and the final general classification standings of each of the stages races and one-day events. The quality and complexity of a race also determines how many points are awarded to the top finishers, the higher the UCI rating of a race, the more points are awarded.

The UCI ratings from highest to lowest are as follows:

  • Multi-day events: 2.HC, 2.1 and 2.2
  • One-day events: 1.HC, 1.1 and 1.2



Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
7 October Tobago Cycling Classic   Trinidad and Tobago 1.2   Darren Matthews (BAR) Barbados Cycling Union
14–21 October Volta de São Paulo   Brazil 2.2   Magno Nazaret (BRA) Funvic–Pindamonhangaba
2–11 November Vuelta a Bolivia   Bolivia 2.2   Maky Román (VEN) Prodem-Lotería del Táchira
18–25 November Vuelta Mundo Maya   Guatemala 2.2   Giovanny Báez (COL) EPM–UNE
17–29 December Vuelta a Costa Rica   Costa Rica 2.2   Óscar Sánchez (COL) GW Shimano


Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team
6 January Copa América de Ciclismo   Brazil 1.2   Francisco Chamorro (ARG) Funvic Brasilinvest–São José dos Campos
11–20 January Vuelta al Táchira   Venezuela 2.2   Yeison Delgado (VEN) Kino Táchira-Drodínica
21–27 January Tour de San Luis   Argentina 2.1   Daniel Díaz (ARG) San Luis Somos Todos
21–28 April Vuelta a Guatemala   Guatemala 2.2   Óscar Sánchez (COL) GW Shimano
1–5 May Tour of the Gila   United States 2.2   Philip Deignan (IRL) UnitedHealthcare
2 May Pan American Cycling ChampionshipsTime Trial   Mexico CC   Carlos Oyarzun (CHI) Chile national team
5 May Pan American Cycling ChampionshipsRoad Race   Mexico CC   Jonathan Paredes (COL) Colombia national team
12–19 May Tour of California   United States 2.HC   Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team
2 June The Philly Cycling Classic   United States 1.2   Kiel Reijnen (USA) UnitedHealthcare
7–9 June Coupe des Nations Ville Saguenay   Canada 2.Ncup   Sondre Enger (NOR) Norway national team
9–23 June Vuelta a Colombia   Colombia 2.2   Óscar Sevilla (ESP) EPM–UNE
11–16 June Tour de Beauce   Canada 2.2   Nathan Brown (USA) Bontrager Cycling Team
7 July Tour de Delta   Canada 1.2   Steve Fisher (USA) Hagens Berman Cycling
19–28 July Vuelta a Venezuela   Venezuela 2.2   Carlos José Ochoa (VEN) Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela
2–4 August Tour of Elk Grove   United States 2.1   Elia Viviani (ITA) Cannondale
6–11 August Tour of Utah   United States 2.1   Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin–Sharp
6–11 August Ruta del Centro   Mexico 2.2   Víctor García (ESP) Depredadores PBG Design
14–18 August Vuelta al Sur de Bolivia   Bolivia 2.2   Óscar Soliz (BOL) Pio Rico
19–25 August USA Pro Cycling Challenge   United States 2.HC   Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team
28 Aug–1 Sep Tour do Rio   Brazil 2.2   Óscar Sevilla (ESP) EPM–UNE
3–8 September Tour of Alberta   Canada 2.1   Rohan Dennis (AUS) Garmin–Sharp
7 September Bucks County Classic   United States 1.2   Kiel Reijnen (USA) UnitedHealthcare

Final standingsEdit

There is a competition for the rider, team and country with the most points gained from winning or achieving a high place in the above races.

Individual classificationEdit

Rank Name Points
1   Janier Acevedo (COL) 247
2   Óscar Sánchez (COL) 180
3   Ryan Anderson (CAN) 165
4   Kiel Reijnen (USA) 138
5   Francisco Mancebo (ESP) 130
6   Daniel Díaz (ARG) 129.67
7   Jonathan Millan (COL) 120
8   Oscar Soliz (BOL) 118
9   Óscar Sevilla (ESP) 115
10   Philip Deignan (IRL) 113

Nation classificationEdit

Rank Nation Points
1   Colombia 1460.07
2   United States 876.33
3   Venezuela 596.87
4   Brazil 512
5   Canada 416.45
6   Mexico 405
7   Argentina 381.34
8   Costa Rica 295
9   Ecuador 240
10   Bolivia 216

Nation under-23 classificationEdit

Rank Nation Points
1   Colombia 330.67
2   United States 266
3   Ecuador 90
4   Guatemala 72
5   Argentina 58
6   El Salvador 57
7   Mexico 53
8   Brazil 48
9   Panama 43
10   Barbados 40

External linksEdit