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2012 BMC Racing Team season
Manager John Lelangue
One-day victories 2
Stage race overall victories 2
Stage race stage victories 15
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The 2012 season for the BMC Racing Team began in January with the Tour Down Under. As a UCI ProTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.

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2012 rosterEdit

Ages as of January 1, 2012.[1]

Rider Date of birth
  Alessandro Ballan (ITA) (1979-11-06)November 6, 1979 (aged 32)
  Adam Blythe (GBR) (1989-10-01)October 1, 1989 (aged 22)
  Brent Bookwalter (USA) (1984-02-16)February 16, 1984 (aged 27)
  Marcus Burghardt (GER) (1983-06-30)June 30, 1983 (aged 28)
  Steve Cummings (GBR) (1981-03-19)March 19, 1981 (aged 30)
  Yannick Eijssen (BEL) (1989-06-26)June 26, 1989 (aged 22)
  Cadel Evans (AUS) (1977-02-14)February 14, 1977 (aged 34)
  Mathias Flückiger[N 1] (SUI) (1988-09-27)September 27, 1988 (aged 23)
  Mathias Frank (SUI) (1986-12-09)December 9, 1986 (aged 25)
  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) (1982-07-05)July 5, 1982 (aged 29)
  George Hincapie (USA) (1973-06-29)June 29, 1973 (aged 38)
  Thor Hushovd (NOR) (1978-01-18)January 18, 1978 (aged 33)
  Martin Kohler (SUI) (1985-07-17)July 17, 1985 (aged 26)
  Klaas Lodewyck (BEL) (1988-03-24)March 24, 1988 (aged 23)
Rider Date of birth
  Amaël Moinard (FRA) (1982-02-02)February 2, 1982 (aged 29)
  Steve Morabito (SUI) (1983-01-30)January 30, 1983 (aged 28)
  Taylor Phinney (USA) (1990-06-27)June 27, 1990 (aged 21)
  Marco Pinotti (ITA) (1976-02-25)February 25, 1976 (aged 35)
  Manuel Quinziato (ITA) (1979-10-30)October 30, 1979 (aged 32)
  Timothy Roe (AUS) (1989-10-28)October 28, 1989 (aged 22)
  Mauro Santambrogio (ITA) (1984-10-07)October 7, 1984 (aged 27)
  Ivan Santaromita (ITA) (1984-04-30)April 30, 1984 (aged 27)
  Michael Schär (SUI) (1986-09-29)September 29, 1986 (aged 25)
  Johann Tschopp (SUI) (1982-07-01)July 1, 1982 (aged 29)
  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) (1985-05-17)May 17, 1985 (aged 26)
  Tejay van Garderen (USA) (1988-08-12)August 12, 1988 (aged 23)
  Larry Warbasse[N 2] (USA) (1990-06-28)June 28, 1990 (aged 21)
  Danilo Wyss (SUI) (1985-08-26)August 26, 1985 (aged 26)

Season victoriesEdit

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
February 19 Tour of Oman, Combative classification UCI Asia Tour   Klaas Lodewyck (BEL)   Oman
March 11 Paris–Nice, Young rider classification UCI World Tour   Tejay van Garderen (USA)   France
March 24 Critérium International, Stage 2 UCI Europe Tour   Cadel Evans (AUS)   France Porto-Vecchio
March 25 Critérium International, Overall UCI Europe Tour   Cadel Evans (AUS)   France
March 25 Critérium International, Points classification UCI Europe Tour   Cadel Evans (AUS)   France
April 7 Tour of the Basque Country, Sprints classification UCI World Tour   Marco Pinotti (ITA)   Spain
April 17 Giro del Trentino, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour Team time trial[N 3]   Italy Arco
April 29 Giro di Toscana UCI Europe Tour   Alessandro Ballan (ITA)   Italy Arezzo
May 5 Giro d'Italia, Stage 1 UCI World Tour   Taylor Phinney (USA)   Denmark Herning
May 27 Giro d'Italia, Stage 21 UCI World Tour   Marco Pinotti (ITA)   Italy Milan
June 4 Critérium du Dauphiné, Stage 1 UCI World Tour   Cadel Evans (AUS)   France Saint-Vallier
June 10 Critérium du Dauphiné, Points classification UCI World Tour   Cadel Evans (AUS)   France
June 17 Tour de Suisse, Swiss rider classification UCI World Tour   Mathias Frank (SUI)    Switzerland
July 7 Tour of Austria, Stage 7 UCI Europe Tour   Marco Pinotti (ITA)   Austria Podersdorf am See
July 22 Tour de France, Young rider classification UCI World Tour   Tejay van Garderen (USA)   France
August 1 Paris–Corrèze, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour   Adam Blythe (GBR)   France Sassay
August 11 Tour of Utah, Stage 5 UCI America Tour   Johann Tschopp (SUI)   United States Snowbird
August 12 Eneco Tour, Stage 7 UCI World Tour   Alessandro Ballan (ITA)   Belgium Geraardsbergen
August 12 Tour of Utah, Overall UCI America Tour   Johann Tschopp (SUI)   United States
August 21 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Stage 2 UCI America Tour   Tejay van Garderen (USA)   United States Crested Butte
August 26 Vuelta a España, Stage 9 UCI World Tour   Philippe Gilbert (BEL)   Spain Barcelona
August 26 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Stage 7 UCI America Tour   Taylor Phinney (USA)   United States Denver
August 31 Vuelta a España, Stage 13 UCI World Tour   Steve Cummings (GBR)   Spain Ferrol
September 7 Vuelta a España, Stage 19 UCI World Tour   Philippe Gilbert (BEL)   Spain La Lastrilla
October 2 Binche–Tournai–Binche UCI Europe Tour   Adam Blythe (GBR)   Belgium Binche
October 13 Tour of Beijing, Stage 5 UCI World Tour   Steve Cummings (GBR)   China Ping Gu

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Flückiger joined the team on August 1, as a stagiaire, from Trek World Racing.[1]
  2. ^ Warbasse joined the team on August 1, as a stagiaire, from BMC-Hincapie Sportswear.[1]
  3. ^ The riders on the squad were Alessandro Ballan, Mathias Frank, Taylor Phinney, Marco Pinotti, Yannick Eijssen, Ivan Santaromita, Tim Roe, and Danilo Wyss

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "BMC Racing Team (BMC) - USA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved August 1, 2012.
  2. ^ "World champion Thor Hushovd signs three year deal with BMC Racing Team". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. August 9, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  3. ^ "Philippe Gilbert signs for BMC". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. August 19, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  4. ^ a b "BMC signs Pinotti and Van Garderen". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. September 1, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
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  7. ^ Bull, Nick (September 30, 2011). "Steve Cummings leaves Sky for BMC Racing". Cycling Weekly. IPC Media Limited. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  8. ^ "Kristoff signs for Katusha". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. August 20, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  9. ^ Holcombe, Brian (September 21, 2011). "Louder gives UHC another option in the mountains". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  10. ^ Frattini, Kirsten (September 28, 2011). "Murphy signs two-year deal with Kenda/5-hour Energy". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  11. ^ "Jenkins, Beyer join Mancebo at Competitive Cyclist". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. September 29, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  12. ^ "Kroon returns to Saxo Bank". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. October 7, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  13. ^ Frattini, Kirsten (October 15, 2011). "Bissell signs youth and experience in Jones and Barton". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  14. ^ "Zahner to return to amateur ranks from BMC". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. November 3, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  15. ^ Weislo, Laura (November 7, 2011). "Lewis and Butler join Champion System". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved January 17, 2012.