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The French Road Cycling Cup (English for Coupe de France de cyclisme sur route) is a road bicycle racing competition under the Fédération Francaise de Cyclisme (French Cycling Federation) each year since 1992. It consists of a number of one-day races in France each year. Each of these races is open for all riders, but until 2015 only French riders and riders who were part of a French team were able to score points for the French Road Cycling Cup. As of 2016, all riders score points. The team competition remains a contest between the French teams only.

French Road Cycling Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2019 French Road Cycling Cup
SportRoad bicycle racing
Founded1992
CountryFrance
Most recent
champion(s)
Marc Sarreau (2019)
Most titlesSamuel Dumoulin
(3 wins)

Points systemEdit

For the individual rankings, points are awarded to all eligible riders each race according to the following table:

Points distribution
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Points 50 35 25 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 5 3 3 3

Each race, the positions of the first three riders of each French team are added to give the team position. The team with the lowest team position is the winner of the team competition for that race. E.g.: a team having their first three riders all on the podium will have a team position score of 1+2+3=6 and since no other team will have a lower team position, this team will win 12 points for the team standings. Note that only French teams can score points.

Team points distribution
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Points 12 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

WinnersEdit

IndividualsEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1992   France Jean-Cyril Robin Castorama
1993   France Thierry Claveyrolat GAN
1994   France Ronan Pensec Novemail-Histor
1995   France Armand De Las Cuevas Castorama
1996   France Stéphane Heulot GAN
1997   France Nicolas Jalabert Cofidis
1998   France Pascal Lino BigMat–Auber 93
1999   Estonia Jaan Kirsipuu Casino–Ag2r Prévoyance
2000   France Patrice Halgand Jean Delatour
2001   France Laurent Brochard Jean Delatour
2002   France Franck Bouyer Bonjour
2003   Estonia Jaan Kirsipuu AG2R Prévoyance
2004   Norway Thor Hushovd Crédit Agricole
2005   Belgium Philippe Gilbert Française des Jeux
2006   France Lloyd Mondory AG2R Prévoyance
2007   France Sébastien Chavanel Française des Jeux
2008   France Jérôme Pineau Bouygues Télécom
2009   France Jimmy Casper Besson Chaussures–Sojasun
2010   Colombia Leonardo Duque Cofidis
2011   France Tony Gallopin Cofidis
2012   France Samuel Dumoulin Cofidis
2013   France Samuel Dumoulin Ag2r–La Mondiale
2014   France Julien Simon Cofidis
2015   France Nacer Bouhanni Cofidis
2016   France Samuel Dumoulin AG2R La Mondiale
2017   France Laurent Pichon Fortuneo–Vital Concept[a]
Fortuneo–Oscaro[a]
2018   France Hugo Hofstetter Cofidis
2019   France Marc Sarreau Groupama–FDJ

Young ridersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2002   France Sandy Casar Française des Jeux
2003   France Sylvain Chavanel Brioches La Boulangère
2004   France Jérôme Pineau Brioches La Boulangère
2005   Belgium Philippe Gilbert Française des Jeux
2006   France Lloyd Mondory AG2R Prévoyance
2007   France Romain Feillu Agritubel
2008   France Anthony Ravard Agritubel
2009   France Romain Feillu Agritubel
2010   France Florian Vachon Bretagne–Schuller
2011   France Tony Gallopin Cofidis
2012   France Arnaud Démare FDJ–BigMat
2013   France Bryan Coquard Vendée U
2014   France Armindo Fonseca Bretagne–Séché Environnement
2015   France Nacer Bouhanni Cofidis
2016   France Bryan Coquard Direct Énergie
2017   France David Gaudu FDJ
2018   France Hugo Hofstetter Cofidis
2019   France Benoît Cosnefroy AG2R La Mondiale

TeamsEdit

Season Team
1992 Z
1993 GAN
1994 Castorama
1995 GAN
1996 GAN
1997 Française des Jeux
1998 Casino–Ag2r
1999 Française des Jeux
2000 Crédit Agricole
2001 Jean Delatour
2002 Bonjour
2003 Brioches La Boulangère
2004 Crédit Agricole
2005 Française des Jeux
2006 Bouygues Télécom
2007 Crédit Agricole
2008 Française des Jeux
2009 Française des Jeux
2010 Bretagne–Schuller
2011 FDJ
2012 Bretagne–Schuller
2013 FDJ.fr
2014 Bretagne–Séché Environnement
2015 Bretagne–Séché Environnement
2016 HP BTP–Auber93
2017 Fortuneo–Vital Concept[a]
Fortuneo–Oscaro[a]
2018 Cofidis
2019 AG2R La Mondiale

StatisticsEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Team known as Fortuneo–Vital Concept until 30 June, when they became Fortuneo–Oscaro.

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