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Lawrence "Larry" Warbasse (born June 28, 1990) is an American professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam AG2R La Mondiale.[2] Best known for winning the 2017 United States National Road Race Championships, Warbasse has also competed for UCI WorldTeams BMC Racing Team,[3] and IAM Cycling.

Larry Warbasse
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Warbasse at the 2019 Tour of Britain
Personal information
Full nameLawrence Warbasse
Born (1990-06-28) June 28, 1990 (age 29)
Dearborn, Michigan, United States
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Team information
Current teamAG2R La Mondiale
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Amateur team(s)
2006–2008Priority Health Cycling
2009Team Waste Management
2012BMC Racing Team (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2010–2012Hincapie Development Team
2013–2014BMC Racing Team
2015–2016IAM Cycling
2017–2018Aqua Blue Sport[1]
2019–AG2R La Mondiale
Major wins
One-day races and classics
National Road Race Championships (2017)

Born in Dearborn, Michigan, Warbasse currently resides in Traverse City, Michigan, United States. Warbasse is a University of Michigan graduate.[4] He was named in the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia,[5] but abandoned the race on Stage 6.[6]

Warbasse's career took a step forward with Aqua Blue Sport in 2017, as he won his first individual race as a professional in stage 4 of the Tour de Suisse, before capturing the pro rider classification at the United States National Road Race Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee. After Aqua Blue Sport announced that it was folding in August 2018, Warbasse was able to secure a contract with AG2R La Mondiale for the 2019 season.[7]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2011
5th Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
5th Liège–Bastogne–Liège Espoirs
7th Overall Istrian Spring Trophy
7th Overall Flèche du Sud
2012
4th Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
6th Chrono Champenois
2013
1st Stage 2 (TTT), Tour of Qatar
2015
8th Overall Bayern–Rundfahrt
2016
7th Overall Tour de Pologne
2017
National Road Championships
1st   Road race
5th Time trial
1st Stage 4 Tour de Suisse
8th Overall Tour of Norway
2018
4th Time trial, National Road Championships
10th La Drôme Classic
2019
National Road Championshipss
4th Time trial
5th Road race

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia DNF 52
  Tour de France
  Vuelta a España 74 38 49 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marshall-Bell, Chris (October 24, 2016). "National champion Adam Blythe signs for Aqua Blue Sport alongside Andy Fenn". Cycling Weekly. Time Inc. UK. Retrieved June 14, 2017. The Irish team, founded by Rick Delaney, also announced on Monday that they had also recruited Larry Warbasse from the soon-to-be-defunct IAM Cycling.
  2. ^ "Official presentation of the 2019 AG2R La Mondiale pro cycling team". AG2R La Mondiale. Groupe AG2R La Mondiale. December 11, 2018. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "BMC Racing Team (BMC) – USA". UCI World Tour. Aigle, Vaud: Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  4. ^ Windsor, Richard (11 December 2014). "IAM Cycling announce 2015 lineup, with 10 new signings". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  5. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Numb leg knocks Warbasse out of Giro". Velo News. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Warbasse signs with AG2R La Mondiale". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. September 13, 2018. Retrieved November 4, 2018.

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