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The 2018 UCI America Tour is the fourteenth season of the UCI America Tour. The season began on October 23, 2017 with the Vuelta a Guatemala and will end on September 30, 2018.

2018 UCI America Tour
Thirteenth edition of the UCI America Tour
Details
DatesOctober 23, 2017 (2017-10-23)–September 30, 2018
LocationNorth America and South America
Rounds2
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The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI America Tour cycling jersey. 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

EventsEdit

2017Edit

Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team Ref
October 23–November 1 Vuelta a Guatemala   Guatemala 2.2   Manuel Rodas (GUA) Decorabaños [1]
October 27–November 5 Vuelta Ciclista a Venezuela   Venezuela 2.2   Carlos Torres (VEN) JHS Grupo [2]
December 18–27 Vuelta a Costa Rica   Costa Rica 2.2   Juan Carlos Rojas Villegas (CRC) Extralum Frijoles Tierniticos [3]

2018Edit

Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team Ref
January 12–21 Vuelta al Táchira   Venezuela 2.2   Pedro Gutiérrez (VEN) Gobierno de Yaracuy–Banco Bicentenario [4]
January 21–28 Vuelta a San Juan   Argentina 2.1   Gonzalo Najar (ARG) Sindicato de Empleados Publicos de San Juan [5]
February 6–11 Colombia Oro y Paz   Colombia 2.1   Egan Bernal (COL) Team Sky [6]
March 23 – April 1 Vuelta del Uruguay   Uruguay 2.2   Magno Nazaret (BRA) Funvic/Soul Brasil Pro Cycling [7]
April 12–15 Joe Martin Stage Race   United States 2.2   Ruben Companioni (CUB) Holowesko Citadel p/b Arapahoe Resources
April 18–22 Tour of the Gila   United States 2.2   Rob Britton (CAN) Rally Cycling
May 28 Winston-Salem Cycling Classic   United States 1.1   Sam Bassetti (USA) Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling
June 13-17 Tour de Beauce   Canada 2.2   James Piccoli (CAN) Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling
July 6-15 Vuelta Ciclista a Venezuela   Venezuela 2.2   Matteo Spreafico (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec
July 8 Delta Road Race   Canada 1.2   Adam De Vos (CAN) Rally Cycling
July 13 Chrono Kristin Armstrong   United States 1.2   Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) UnitedHealthcare
August 3-12 Tour de la Guadeloupe   Guadeloupe 2.2   Boris Carène (FRA) Carène Development
August 6-12 Tour of Utah   United States 2.HC   Sepp Kuss (USA) LottoNL–Jumbo
August 16-19 Colorado Classic   United States 2.HC   Gavin Mannion (USA) UnitedHealthcare

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Diego, Juan (1 November 2017). "Manuel Rodas es el campeón de la 57 Vuelta Ciclística a Guatemala 2017" [Manuel Rodas is the 57th Tour of Guatemala 2017 champion]. Guatemala.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  2. ^ Moreno S., Mariana (6 November 2017). "Torres celebró su primer título en Vuelta a Venezuela" [Torres celebrated his first title in Vuelta a Venezuela]. El Nacional (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  3. ^ https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/vuelta-internacional-a-costa-rica/2017
  4. ^ "Pedro Gutiérrez es el campeón de la Vuelta al Táchira 2018" [Pedro Gutiérrez is the champion of the Vuelta al Táchira 2018]. El Universal (in Spanish). Epalisticia S.L. 21 January 2018. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  5. ^ Malach, Pat (28 January 2018). "Gonzalo Najar wins Vuelta a San Juan". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Colombia Oro y Paz: Bernal bags overall victory in explosive finale". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 11 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Vuelta Ciclista: Magno Nazaret ganó por tercera vez, el brasileño Malla Oro en gran arribo a Montevideo, el Funvic por equipos" [Vuelta Ciclista: Magno Nazaret won for the third time, the Brazilian gold jersey wearer in great arrival in Montevideo, Funvic for teams]. Tenfield (in Spanish). Tenfield S.A. 1 April 2018. Retrieved 1 April 2018.

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