Hofbrau Cup

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The Schwanenbrau Cup (1988–1990), Hofbrau Cup (1992–1997) or Dekra Open (1999–2000) was a short professional multi-day cycling race held annually in Germany.

Hofbrau Cup
DateSecondweek of September (1988-1990); Last week of May (1992-1994); Fourth week of July (1995-2000)
RegionStuttgart, Germany
Local name(s)Hofbrau Cup (in German)
DisciplineRoad
CompetitionUCI Europe Tour
TypeStage-race
First edition1988 (1988)
Editions11
Final edition2000
First winner Bruno Cenghialta (ITA)
Final winner Nicola Loda (ITA)

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1988   Italy Bruno Cenghialta
1989   United States Andrew Hampsten
1990    Switzerland Stephan Joho


1992   Italy Alberto Elli Ceramiche Ariostea
1993   Italy Davide Rebellin MG Bianchi
1994   Germany Rolf Aldag Team Telekom
1995   Italy Gianni Faresin
1996   Russia Dimitri Konyshev AKI
1997   Italy Fabio Roscioli


1999   Italy Dario Frigo Saeco
2000   Italy Nicola Loda

Stage winnersEdit

1988 Schwanenbrau CupEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
1 10 September Stuttgart - Stuttgart 1.6 km (0.99 mi)   Rolf Gölz (GER)
2 10 September Stuttgart - Stuttgart   Rolf Sørensen (DEN)
3 11 September Stuttgart - Stuttgart 188 km (117 mi)   Andreas Kappes (GER)

1989 Schwanenbrau CupEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
Prologue 15 September Stuttgart - Stuttgart 1.7 km (1.1 mi)   Patrick De Wael (BEL)
1 15 September Stuttgart - Stuttgart   Darius Kaiser (GER)
2 16 September Gerlingen - Stettingen 108 km (67 mi)   Luc Roosen (BEL)
3 17 September Vaihingen - Vaihingen 200 km (120 mi)   Nico Roose (BEL)

1990 Schwanenbrau CupEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
1 14 September Schwäbisch Gmünd - Schwäbisch Gmünd 24.5 km (15.2 mi)   Rolf Järmann (SUI)
2 15 September Gerlingen - Waiblingen 143.1 km (88.9 mi)   Fabrizio Bontempi (ITA)
3 16 September Stuttgart - Vaihingen 212 km (132 mi)   Stephan Joho (SUI)

1992 Hofbrau CupEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
1 28 May Schwäbisch Gmünd - Schwäbisch Gmünd 151 km (94 mi)   Eddy Schurer (NED)
2 29 May Wildbad - Wildbad 125 km (78 mi)   Alberto Elli (ITA)
3a 30 May Walblingen - Walblingen 51.1 km (31.8 mi)   Giuseppe Citterio (ITA)
3b 30 May Walblingen - Walblingen 14 km (8.7 mi)   Rolf Sørensen (DEN)
4 31 May Stuttgart - Stuttgart 195 km (121 mi)   Eric De Clercq (BEL)

1993 Hofbrau CupEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
1 May Waiblingen - Waiblingen 88 km (55 mi)   Giovanni Lombardi (ITA)
2a May Enzklösterle - Enzklösterle 12 km (7.5 mi)   Davide Rebellin (ITA)
2b May Enzklösterle - Bad Wildbad 120.2 km (74.7 mi)   John Talen (NED)
3 May Schwäbisch Gmünd - Schwäbisch Gmünd 151.8 km (94.3 mi)   Olaf Ludwig (GER)
4a May Stuttgart - Stuttgart 90.5 km (56.2 mi)   Johan Museeuw (BEL)
4b May Stuttgart - Stuttgart 44.1 km (27.4 mi)   Giovanni Lombardi (ITA)

1994 Hofbrau CupEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
1 25 May Waiblingen - Waiblingen 66 km (41 mi)   Bruno Boscardin (SUI)
2 26 May Sindelfingen - Sindelfingen 98 km (61 mi)   Rolf Aldag (GER)
3 27 May Bad Wildbad - Bad Wildbad 201.6 km (125.3 mi)   Andrea Peron (ITA)
4 28 May Ludwigsburg - Ludwigsburg 162.1 km (100.7 mi)   Gianvito Martinelli (ITA)
5 29 May Stuttgart - Stuttgart 110 km (68 mi)   Jeroen Blijlevens (NED)

1995 Hofbrau CupEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
1 20 July Sindelfingen - Sindelfingen 100.2 km (62.3 mi)
2 21 July Waiblingen - Waiblingen 93.5 km (58.1 mi)   Andreas Kappes (GER)
3 22 July Ludwigsburg - Ludwigsburg 188 km (117 mi)   Gianni Faresin (ITA)
4 23 July Esslingen - Esslingen 46.5 km (28.9 mi)   Marco Saligari (ITA)
5 24 July Esslingen - Stuttgart 88 km (55 mi)   Hendrik Van Dyck (BEL)

1996 Hofbrau CupEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
1 18 July Gerlingen - Gerlingen 140 km (87 mi)   Dmitri Konychev (RUS)
2 19 July Waiblinger Speiche - Waiblinger Speiche 121.6 km (75.6 mi)   Mario Scirea (ITA)
3 20 July Ludwigsburg - Ludwigsburg 191.4 km (118.9 mi)   Johan Bruyneel (BEL)
4 21 July Esslingen - Stuttgart 195.3 km (121.4 mi) Dmitri Konychev

1997 Hofbrau CupEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
Prologue 23 July Waiblingen - Waiblingen 78 km (48 mi)   Kurt Van De Wouwer (BEL)
1 24 July Gärtringen - Gärtringen 166.5 km (103.5 mi)   Juris Silovs (LAT)
2 25 July Enzklösterle - Bad Wildbach 15.1 km (9.4 mi)   Paolo Bettini (ITA)
3 26 July Ludwigsburg - Ludwigsburg 192.8 km (119.8 mi) Kurt Van De Wouwer
4 27 July Esslingen - Stuttgart 211 km (131 mi)   Paolo Savoldelli (ITA)

1999 Dekra OpenEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
Prologue 17 July Stuttgart - Vaihingen 6.5 km (4.0 mi)   Michael Blaudzun (DEN)
1 17 July Altensteig - Wart 156 km (97 mi)   Dario Frigo (ITA)
2 18 July Esslingen - Stuttgart 210 km (130 mi)   René Haselbacher (AUT)

2000 Dekra OpenEdit

Stage Date Route Length Winner
1 21 July Metzingen - Metzingen 154 km (96 mi)   Nicola Loda (ITA)
2 22 July Esslingen - Stuttgart/Schlossplatz 174.8 km (108.6 mi)   Bjorn Leukemans (BEL)
3 23 July Altensteig - Altensteig 184.1 km (114.4 mi)   Erwin Thijs (BEL)

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