2012 Tour de San Luis

The 2012 Tour de San Luis was the 6th edition of the Tour de San Luis stage race. It was part of the 2011–2012 UCI America Tour.[1]Levi Leipheimer of Omega Pharma–Quick-Step won the race, mainly in the time-trial, which he won and where he made the difference with second placed Alberto Contador, who did win two mountain stages. With 2 stage wins for Francesco Chicchi and one for Tom Boonen, Omega Pharma–Quick-Step scored an impressive 4 wins out of 7. Italian Elia Viviani also managed to win one stage.

2012 Tour de San Luis
2011–2012 UCI America Tour, race 9 of 27
Race details
DatesJanuary 23 – January 29
Stages7
Distance1,051 km (653.1 mi)
Results
  Winner  Levi Leipheimer (USA) (Omega Pharma–Quick-Step)
  Second  Daniel Diaz (ARG) (San Luis Somos Todos)
  Third  Stefan Schumacher (GER) (Christina Watches–Onfone)

  Mountains  Miguel Angel Rubiano (COL) (Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela)
  Youth  Gabriel Juárez (ARG) ( Argentina – national team)
  Sprints  Edwin Ávila (COL) ( Colombia – national team)
  Team Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela
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TeamsEdit

Twenty one teams were invited to the 2012 Tour de San Luis: 5 UCI ProTeams, 7 Professional Continental teams, 6 Continental teams and 7 national selection teams.

UCI ProTeamsEdit

Professional Continental teamsEdit

Continental teamsEdit

National teamsEdit

  • Team Argentina (10 riders)
  • Team Brazil (6 riders)
  • Team Colombia (10 riders)
  • Team Chile (9 riders)
  • Team Cuba (6 riders)
  • Team Ecuador (6 riders)
  • Team Uruguay (8 riders)

ScheduleEdit

Stage Route Distance Date Winner Overall Leader
1 San Luis to Villa Mercedes 189.3 km Monday, January 23   Francesco Chicchi (ITA)   Francesco Chicchi (ITA)
2 Fraga to Juana Koslay 145.3 km Tuesday, January 24   Francesco Chicchi (ITA)   Francesco Chicchi (ITA)
3 Estancia Grande to Mirador del Portero 168.2 km Wednesday, January 25   Levi Leipheimer (USA)   Levi Leipheimer (USA)
4 (ITT) San Luis to San Luis 19.5 km Thursday, January 26   Levi Leipheimer (USA)   Levi Leipheimer (USA)
5 La Toma to Mirador del Sol 160.6 km Friday, January 27   Daniel Diaz (ARG)   Levi Leipheimer (USA)
6 Luján to Quines 201 km Saturday, January 28   Elia Viviani (ITA)   Levi Leipheimer (USA)
7 San Luis to San Luis 167.1 km Sunday, January 29   Tom Boonen (BEL)   Levi Leipheimer (USA)

StagesEdit

Stage 1, San Luis to Villa MercedesEdit

Stage 1 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 4h 53' 18"
2   Juan José Haedo (ARG) Team Saxo Bank s.t.
3   Mauro Richeze (ARG)   Argentina – national team s.t.
4   Luis Mansilla (CHI)   Chile – national team s.t.
5   Jimmy Casper (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
General classification after Stage 1
Rider Team Time
1   Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 4h 53' 08"
2   Juan José Haedo (ARG) Team Saxo Bank + 4"
3   Mauro Richeze (ARG)   Argentina – national team + 6"
4   Paolo Locatelli (ITA) Colnago–CSF Bardiani + 9"
5   Luis Mansilla (CHI)   Chile – national team + 10"

Stage 2, Fraga to Juana KoslayEdit

Stage 2 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 3h 22' 40"
2   Tom Boonen (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
3   Jacob Keough (USA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
4   Francisco Ventoso (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
5   Jimmy Casper (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
General classification after Stage 2
Rider Team Time
1   Francesco Chicchi (ITA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 8h 15' 38"
2   Juan José Haedo (ARG) Team Saxo Bank + 14"
3   Jacob Keough (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 16"
4   Mauro Richeze (ARG)   Argentina – national team + 16"
5   Paolo Locatelli (ITA) Colnago–CSF Bardiani + 19"

Stage 3, Estancia Grande to Mirador del PorteroEdit

Stage 3 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Alberto Contador (ESP) Team Saxo Bank 4h 29' 27"
2   Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
3   Miguel Angel Rubiano (COL) Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela + 5"
4   Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches–Onfone + 9"
5   Daniel Diaz (ARG) San Luis Somos Todos + 12"
General classification after Stage 3
Rider Team Time
1   Alberto Contador (ESP) Team Saxo Bank 12h 45' 15"
2   Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 4"
3   Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches–Onfone + 19"
4   Daniel Diaz (ARG) San Luis Somos Todos + 22"
5   Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Liquigas–Cannondale + 36"

Stage 4, San Luis to San LuisEdit

Stage 4 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 22' 27"
2   Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Liquigas–Cannondale + 23"
3   Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches–Onfone + 38"
4   Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 39"
5   Magno Nazaret (BRA) Funvic–Pindamonhangaba + 44"
General classification after Stage 4
Rider Team Time
1   Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 13h 07' 52"
2   Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches–Onfone + 53"
3   Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Liquigas–Cannondale + 55"
4   Alberto Contador (ESP) Team Saxo Bank + 57"
5   Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 1' 20"

Stage 5, La Toma to Mirador del SolEdit

Stage 5 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Alberto Contador (ESP) Team Saxo Bank 4h 19' 59"
2   Daniel Diaz (ARG) San Luis Somos Todos + 2"
3   Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 5"
4   José Serpa (COL) Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela + 25"
5   Marcos García (ESP) Caja Rural + 44"
General classification after Stage 5
Rider Team Time
1   Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 17h 27' 52"
2   Alberto Contador (ESP) Team Saxo Bank + 46"
3   Daniel Diaz (ARG) San Luis Somos Todos + 1' 31"
4   Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches–Onfone + 1' 36"
5   Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Liquigas–Cannondale + 1' 50"

Stage 6, Luján to QuinesEdit

Stage 6 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Elia Viviani (ITA) Liquigas–Cannondale 5h 10' 26"
2   Juan José Haedo (ARG) Team Saxo Bank s.t.
3   Andrea Guardini (ITA) Farnese Vini–Selle Italia s.t.
4   Francisco Ventoso (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
5   Tom Boonen (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t.
General classification after Stage 6
Rider Team Time
1   Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 22h 38' 18"
2   Alberto Contador (ESP) Team Saxo Bank + 46"
3   Daniel Diaz (ARG) San Luis Somos Todos + 1' 31"
4   Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches–Onfone + 1' 35"
5   Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Liquigas–Cannondale + 1' 50"

Stage 7, San Luis to San LuisEdit

Stage 7 Result
Rider Team Time
1   Tom Boonen (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 3h 54' 37"
2   Andrea Guardini (ITA) Farnese Vini–Selle Italia s.t.
3   Maximiliano Richeze (ARG)   Argentina – national team s.t.
4   Jimmy Casper (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t.
5   Jacob Keough (USA) UnitedHealthcare s.t.
Final classification
Rider Team Time
1   Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step 26h 32' 55"
2   Alberto Contador (ESP) Team Saxo Bank + 46"
3   Daniel Diaz (ARG) San Luis Somos Todos + 1' 29"
4   Stefan Schumacher (GER) Christina Watches–Onfone + 1' 34"
5   Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Liquigas–Cannondale + 1' 50"

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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