2019 Tour of California

The 2019 Tour of California was a road cycling stage race that took place between 12 and 18 May 2019 in the United States. It was the 14th edition of the Tour of California and the 24th race of the 2019 UCI World Tour.[1]

2019 Tour of California
2019 UCI World Tour, race 24 of 38
Race details
Dates12–18 May 2019
Stages7
Distance1,229 km (763.7 mi)
Winning time32h 55' 12"
Results
Winner  Tadej Pogačar (SLO) (UAE Team Emirates)
  Second  Sergio Higuita (COL) (EF Education First)
  Third  Kasper Asgreen (DEN) (Deceuninck–Quick-Step)

Mountains  Davide Ballerini (ITA) (Astana)
Youth  Tadej Pogačar (SLO) (UAE Team Emirates)
Sprints  Kasper Asgreen (DEN) (Deceuninck–Quick-Step)
  Team EF Education First
← 2018

TeamsEdit

Nineteen teams, each with seven riders except for Bahrain–Merida with six, participated in the race. 112 of the 132 riders finished.[2]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

National teams

RouteEdit

Stage characteristics and winners[3]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Stage winner
1 May 12 Sacramento to Sacramento 143 km (89 mi)   Flat stage   Peter Sagan (SVK)
2 May 13 Rancho Cordova to South Lake Tahoe 194.5 km (120.9 mi)   Medium mountain stage   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)
3 May 14 Stockton to Morgan Hill 207 km (129 mi)   Hilly stage   Rémi Cavagna (FRA)
4 May 15 WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to Morro Bay 212.5 km (132.0 mi)   Flat stage   Fabio Jakobsen (NED)
5 May 16 Pismo Beach to Ventura 218.5 km (135.8 mi)   Flat stage   Iván García Cortina (ESP)
6 May 17 Ontario to Mount Baldy 127.5 km (79.2 mi)   Mountain stage   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)
7 May 18 Santa Clarita to Pasadena 126 km (78 mi)   Hilly stage   Cees Bol (NED)
Total 1,229 km (764 mi)

StagesEdit

Stage 1Edit

12 May 2019 — Sacramento to Sacramento, 143 km (89 mi)
Result of Stage 1[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Peter Sagan (SVK) Bora–Hansgrohe 3h 14' 10"
2   Travis McCabe (USA) United States + 0"
3   Max Walscheid (GER) Team Sunweb + 0"
4   Kristoffer Halvorsen (NOR) Team Ineos + 0"
5   Michael Mørkøv (DEN) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 0"
6   Owain Doull (GBR) Team Ineos + 0"
7   John Degenkolb (GER) Trek–Segafredo + 4"
8   Phil Bauhaus (GER) Bahrain–Merida + 4"
9   Erik Baška (SVK) Bora–Hansgrohe + 4"
10   Jasper Philipsen (BEL) UAE Team Emirates + 4"
General classification after Stage 1
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Peter Sagan (SVK)    Bora–Hansgrohe 3h 14' 00"
2   Travis McCabe (USA) United States + 4"
3   Max Walscheid (GER) Team Sunweb + 6"
4   Kristoffer Halvorsen (NOR) Team Ineos + 10"
5   Michael Mørkøv (DEN) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 10"
6   Owain Doull (GBR) Team Ineos + 10"
7   Tyler Stites (USA)   United States + 11"
8   Felix Großschartner (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 12"
9   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 13"
10   Laurens De Vreese (BEL) Astana + 13"

Stage 2Edit

13 May 2019 — Rancho Cordova to South Lake Tahoe, 194.5 km (120.9 mi)
Result of Stage 2[5]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Kasper Asgreen (DEN) Deceuninck–Quick-Step 6h 17' 11"
2   Tejay van Garderen (USA) EF Education First + 0"
3   Gianni Moscon (ITA) Team Ineos + 4"
4   Tadej Pogačar (SLO) UAE Team Emirates + 10"
5   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 16"
6   Jonas Gregaard (DEN) Astana + 27"
7   Rob Britton (CAN) Rally UHC Cycling + 27"
8   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First + 31"
9   Rigoberto Urán (COL) EF Education First + 31"
10   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 31"
General classification after Stage 2
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tejay van Garderen (USA)   EF Education First 9h 31' 19"
2   Gianni Moscon (ITA) Team Ineos + 6"
3   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 7"
4   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates + 16"
5   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 22"
6   Rob Britton (CAN) Rally UHC Cycling + 33"
7   Jonas Gregaard (DEN) Astana + 33"
8   David De La Cruz (ESP) Team Ineos + 34"
9   Felix Großschartner (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 35"
10   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 36"

Stage 3Edit

14 May 2019 — Stockton to Morgan Hill, 207 km (129 mi)
Result of Stage 3[6]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Rémi Cavagna (FRA) Deceuninck–Quick-Step 5h 44' 22"
2   Ben King (USA) Team Dimension Data + 7' 11"
3   Simon Geschke (GER) CCC Team + 7' 11"
4   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 7' 47"
5   Jasper Philipsen (BEL) UAE Team Emirates + 7' 47"
6   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 7' 47"
7   Nathan Haas (AUS) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 7' 47"
8   Davide Ballerini (ITA)   Astana + 7' 47"
9   Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 7' 47"
10   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates + 7' 47"
General classification after Stage 3
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tejay van Garderen (USA)   EF Education First 15h 23' 28"
2   Gianni Moscon (ITA) Team Ineos + 6"
3   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 7"
4   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates + 16"
5   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 22"
6   Rob Britton (CAN) Rally UHC Cycling + 33"
7   Jonas Gregaard (DEN) Astana + 33"
8   David De La Cruz (ESP) Team Ineos + 34"
9   Felix Großschartner (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 35"
10   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 36"

Stage 4Edit

15 May 2019 — WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to Morro Bay, 212.5 km (132.0 mi)
Result of Stage 4[7]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Fabio Jakobsen (NED) Deceuninck–Quick-Step 5h 53' 22"
2   Jasper Philipsen (BEL) UAE Team Emirates + 0"
3   Peter Sagan (SVK) Bora–Hansgrohe + 0"
4   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) Cofidis + 0"
5   Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (SAF) Team Dimension Data + 0"
6   Davide Ballerini (ITA) Astana + 0"
7   Phil Bauhaus (GER) Bahrain–Merida + 0"
8   Kristoffer Halvorsen (NOR) Team Ineos + 0"
9   Danny van Poppel (NED) Team Jumbo–Visma + 0"
10   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 0"
General classification after Stage 4
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tejay van Garderen (USA)   EF Education First 21h 16' 50"
2   Gianni Moscon (ITA) Team Ineos + 6"
3   Kasper Asgreen (DEN) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 7"
4   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates + 16"
5   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 22"
6   Rob Britton (CAN) Rally UHC Cycling + 33"
7   Jonas Gregaard (DEN) Astana + 33"
8   David De La Cruz (ESP) Team Ineos + 34"
9   Felix Großschartner (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 35"
10   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 36"

Stage 5Edit

16 May 2019 — Pismo Beach to Ventura, 218.5 km (135.8 mi)
Result of Stage 5[8]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Iván García Cortina (ESP) Bahrain–Merida 4h 56' 11"
2   Maximiliano Richeze (ARG) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 0"
3   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First + 0"
4   Joris Nieuwenhuis (NED) Team Sunweb + 0"
5   Kasper Asgreen (DEN) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 0"
6   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 0"
7   Paweł Bernas (POL) CCC Team + 0"
8   Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) Cofidis + 0"
9   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates + 0"
10   Hugo Houle (CAN) Astana + 0"
General classification after Stage 5
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tejay van Garderen (USA)   EF Education First 26h 13' 01"
2   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 4"
3   Gianni Moscon (ITA) Team Ineos + 6"
4   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates + 16"
5   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 22"
6   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First + 28"
7   Jonas Gregaard (DEN) Astana + 33"
8   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 34"
9   Felix Großschartner (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 35"
10   Rigoberto Urán (COL) EF Education First + 36"

Stage 6Edit

17 May 2019 — Ontario to Mount Baldy, 127.5 km (79.2 mi)
Result of Stage 6[9]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)   UAE Team Emirates 3h 48' 49"
2   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First + 0"
3   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 5"
4   Richie Porte (AUS) Trek–Segafredo + 10"
5   Riccardo Zoidl (AUT) CCC Team + 20"
6   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 22"
7   Simon Špilak (SLO) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 25"
8   Rohan Dennis (AUS) Bahrain–Merida + 47"
9   Rob Britton (CAN) Rally UHC Cycling + 47"
10   Jesper Hansen (DEN) Cofidis + 47"
General classification after Stage 6
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)    UAE Team Emirates 30h 01' 56"
2   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First + 16"
3   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 20"
4   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 29"
5   Richie Porte (AUS) Trek–Segafredo + 41"
6   Simon Špilak (SLO) CCC Team + 1' 03"
7   Jesper Hansen (DEN) Cofidis + 1' 18"
8   Felix Großschartner (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 1' 18"
9   Tejay van Garderen (USA) EF Education First + 1' 22"
10   Rohan Dennis (AUS) Bahrain–Merida + 1' 23"

Stage 7Edit

18 May 2019 — Santa Clarita to Pasadena, 126 km (78 mi)
Result of Stage 7[10]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Cees Bol (NED) Team Sunweb 2h 53' 16"
2   Peter Sagan (SVK) Bora–Hansgrohe + 0"
3   Jasper Philipsen (BEL) UAE Team Emirates + 0"
4   Phil Bauhaus (GER) Bahrain–Merida + 0"
5   Maximiliano Richeze (ARG) Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 0"
6   Kristoffer Halvorsen (NOR) Team Ineos + 0"
7   Travis McCabe (USA) United States + 0"
8   Andrea Peron (ITA) Team Novo Nordisk + 0"
9   Jens Debusschere (BEL) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 0"
10   Edwin Ávila (COL) Israel Cycling Academy + 0"
General classification after Stage 7
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)    UAE Team Emirates 32h 55' 12"
2   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First + 16"
3   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 17"
4   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 29"
5   Richie Porte (AUS) Trek–Segafredo + 41"
6   Simon Špilak (SLO) CCC Team + 1' 03"
7   Jesper Hansen (DEN) Cofidis + 1' 18"
8   Felix Großschartner (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 1' 18"
9   Tejay van Garderen (USA) EF Education First + 1' 22"
10   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 1' 23"

Classification leadership tableEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Sprints classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Young rider classification
 
Most courageous rider
 
Team classification
1 Peter Sagan Peter Sagan Peter Sagan Not awarded Tyler Stites Charles Planet Team Ineos
2 Kasper Asgreen Tejay van Garderen Kasper Asgreen Davide Ballerini Tadej Pogačar Evan Huffman EF Education First
3 Rémi Cavagna Alex Hoehn Rémi Cavagna
4 Fabio Jakobsen Peter Sagan Michael Hernandez
5 Iván García Cortina Kasper Asgreen Davide Ballerini Matteo Badilatti
6 Tadej Pogačar Tadej Pogačar Mikkel Bjerg
7 Cees Bol Alex Hoehn
Final Tadej Pogačar Kasper Asgreen Davide Ballerini Tadej Pogačar not awarded EF Education First

Final classification standingsEdit

Legend
  Denotes the winner of the general classification   Denotes the winner of the mountains classification
  Denotes the winner of the points classification   Denotes the winner of the young rider classification

General classificationEdit

Final general classification (1–10)
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)    UAE Team Emirates 32h 55' 12"
2   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First + 16"
3   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 17"
4   George Bennett (NZL) Team Jumbo–Visma + 29"
5   Richie Porte (AUS) Trek–Segafredo + 41"
6   Simon Špilak (SLO) CCC Team + 1' 03"
7   Jesper Hansen (DEN) Cofidis + 1' 18"
8   Felix Großschartner (AUT) Bora–Hansgrohe + 1' 18"
9   Tejay van Garderen (USA) EF Education First + 1' 22"
10   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe + 1' 23"

Points classificationEdit

Final points classification (1–10)
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step 40
2   Peter Sagan (SVK) Bora–Hansgrohe 36
3   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First 29
4   Jasper Philipsen (BEL) UAE Team Emirates 28
5   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)    UAE Team Emirates 25
6   Rémi Cavagna (FRA) Deceuninck–Quick-Step 22
7   Maximilian Schachmann (GER) Bora–Hansgrohe 21
8   Maximiliano Richeze (ARG) Deceuninck–Quick-Step 20
9   Fabio Jakobsen (NED) Deceuninck–Quick-Step 18
10   Travis McCabe (USA) United States 16

Mountains classificationEdit

Final mountains classification (1–10)
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Davide Ballerini (ITA)   Astana 51
2   Alex Hoehn (USA) United States 35
3   Rémi Cavagna (FRA) Deceuninck–Quick-Step 31
4   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First 20
5   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)    UAE Team Emirates 15
6   Kasper Asgreen (DEN)   Deceuninck–Quick-Step 14
7   Michael Hernandez (USA) United States 13
8   Lachlan Morton (AUS) EF Education First 13
9   Paweł Bernas (POL) CCC Team 12
10   Hugo Houle (CAN) Astana 11

Young rider classificationEdit

Final young rider classification (1–10)
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Tadej Pogačar (SLO)    UAE Team Emirates 32h 55' 12"
2   Sergio Higuita (COL) EF Education First + 16"
3   João Almeida (POR) Hagens Berman Axeon + 12' 33"
4   Edward Anderson (USA) Hagens Berman Axeon + 29' 19"
5   Alex Hoehn (USA) United States + 39' 09"
6   Mikkel Bjerg (DEN) Hagens Berman Axeon + 44' 00"
7   Jasper Philipsen (BEL) UAE Team Emirates + 44' 58"
8   Michael Storer (AUS) Team Sunweb + 1h 08' 38"
9   Szymon Sajnok (POL) CCC Team + 1h 11' 48"
10   Michael Hernandez (USA) United States + 1h 31' 04"

Teams classificationEdit

Final teams classification (1–10)
Rank Team Time
1 EF Education First 98h 49' 34"
2 Cofidis + 2' 35"
3 Rally UHC Cycling + 4' 11"
4 Astana + 4' 28"
5 UAE Team Emirates + 13' 01"
6 Trek–Segafredo + 17' 07"
7 CCC Team + 21' 15"
8 Team Jumbo–Visma + 25' 57"
9 Team Katusha–Alpecin + 30' 07"
10 Deceuninck–Quick-Step + 32' 50"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UCI reveal WorldTour calendar for 2019". Cycling News. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Men's Teams". Amgen Tour of California. Archived from the original on 22 April 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  3. ^ "2019 Route Overview". Amgen Tour of California. Archived from the original on 22 April 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  4. ^ "2019 - STAGE 1 RESULTS (MEN'S)". www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. Archived from the original on 13 May 2019. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  5. ^ "2019 - STAGE 2 RESULTS (MEN'S)". www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  6. ^ "2019 - STAGE 3 RESULTS (MEN'S)". www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  7. ^ "2019 - STAGE 4 RESULTS (MEN'S)". www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  8. ^ "2019 - STAGE 5 RESULTS (MEN'S)". www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  9. ^ "2019 - STAGE 6 RESULTS (MEN'S)". www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  10. ^ "2019 - STAGE 7 RESULTS (MEN'S)". www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. Retrieved 19 May 2019.

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