Tour de Beauce

Tour de Beauce is a men's elite professional road bicycle racing multi-day event held each June in the Beauce region of Quebec, Canada since 1986. It is the oldest stage-race in North America. The Tour de Beauce is a Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)-rated 2.2 continental circuit stage race on the UCI America Tour.

GP Cycliste de Beauce
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Tour de Beauce 2012
DateJune
RegionQuebec, Canada
English nameTour de Beauce
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI America Tour
TypeStage race
OrganiserCanadian Cycling Federation
Web sitewww.tourdebeauce.com Edit this at Wikidata
First edition1986 (1986)
Editions34 (as of 2019)
First winner James Gilles (CAN)
Most wins Benjamin Day (AUS)
(2 wins)
Most recent Brendan Rhim (USA)

The Queen Stage of the Tour de Beauce features the ascension of the iconic Mont-Mégantic National Park, a 6-km climb averaging 18% grade on the highest elevation road in the Province of Quebec.

The race has five stages, including two half-stages, one of which is usually held in Québec City. Quebec has hosted a stage of the Tour de Beauce for the last 25 consecutive years.

ClassificationsEdit

The race has five individual classifications, and the leader in each will wear a special jersey.

Past winnersEdit

General classificationEdit

Year Winner Team
1986
  James Gilles (CAN)
1987
  Yvan Waddell (CAN)
1988
  Gervais Rioux (CAN)
1989
  Sean Way (CAN)
1990
  Graeme Miller (NZL)
1991
  Czeslaw Lukaszewicz (CAN)
1992
  Jean-Christophe Currit (FRA)
1993
  Marty Jemison (USA)
1994
  Jacques Landry (CAN)
1995
  Eric Wohlberg (CAN)
1996
  Igor Bonciucov (MDA)
1997
  Jonathan Vaughters (USA)
1998
  Levi Leipheimer (USA)   Saturn Cycling Team
1999
  Levi Leipheimer (USA)   Saturn Cycling Team [1]
2000
  Tomáš Konečný (CZE)   Wüstenrot-ZVVZ
2001
  Henk Vogels (AUS)   Mercury-Viatel
2002
  Michael Rogers (AUS)   Mapei-Quick Step
2003
  John Lieswyn (USA)   7 Up/Maxxis
2004
  Tomasz Brozyna (POL)   Action-ATI
2005
  Nathan O'Neill (AUS)   Navigators Insurance
2006
  Valery Kobzarenko (UKR)   Navigators Insurance
2007
  Ben Day (AUS)   Navigators Insurance
2008
  Svein Tuft (CAN)   Symmetrics
2009
  Scott Zwizanski (USA)   Kelly Benefit Strategies
2010
  Ben Day (AUS)   Team Fly V Australia
2011
  Francisco Mancebo (ESP)   Realcyclist.com Cycling Team
2012
  Rory Sutherland (AUS)   UnitedHealthcare
2013
  Nathan Brown (USA)   Bontrager Cycling Team
2014
  Toms Skujiņš (LAT)   Hincapie Sportswear Development Team
2015
  Pello Bilbao (SPA)   Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
2016
  Gregory Daniel (USA)   Axeon–Hagens Berman
2017
  Andžs Flaksis (LAT)   Holowesko Citadel Racing Team
2018
  James Piccoli (CAN)   Elevate–KHS Pro Cycling
2019
  Brendan Rhim (USA)   Arapahoe–Hincapie p/b BMC

Points classificationEdit

Year Winner Team
2001
  Czeslaw Lukaszewicz (CAN)   Team Canada
2002
  Lubor Tesař (CZE)   Nürnberger – Versicherung
2003
  John Lieswyn (USA)   7 Up/Maxxis
2004
  Viktor Rapinski (BLR)   Navigators Insurance
2005
  David O'Loughlin (IRL)   Navigators Insurance
2006
  Sergey Lagutin (UZB)   Navigators Insurance
2007
  Ben Day (AUS)   Navigators Insurance
2008
  Moises Aldape (MEX)   Team Type 1
2009
  Danilo Wyss (SUI)   BMC Racing Team
2010
  Ben Day (AUS)   Team Fly V Australia
2011
  Francisco Mancebo (ESP)   Realcyclist.com Cycling Team
2012
  Francisco Mancebo (ESP)   Competitive Cyclist Racing Team
2013
  Nathan Brown (USA)   Bontrager Cycling Team
2014
  Toms Skujiņš (LAT)   Hincapie Sportswear Development Team
2015
  Dion Smith (NZL)   Hincapie Racing Team
2016
  Gregory Daniel (USA)   Axeon–Hagens Berman
2017
  Robin Carpenter (USA)   Holowesko Citadel Racing Team
2018
  Serghei Țvetcov (ROM)   UnitedHealthcare
2019
  Brendan Rhim (USA)   Arapahoe–Hincapie p/b BMC

Mountains classificationEdit

Year Winner Team
2000
  Jaroslav Bilek (CZE)   Wüstenrot-ZVVZ
2001
  Arquimedes Lam (MEX)   Tecos – Mercurio
2002
  Chris Baldwin (USA)   Navigators
2003
  Irving Aguilar (MEX)   Tecos – Mercurio
2004
  Jeff Louder (USA)   Navigators Insurance
2005
  Wojciech Kalemba (POL)   Paged-MBK-Scout
2006
  Francisco Colorado (COL)   Colombia es Pasión
2007
  Gregorio Ladino (COL)   Tecos Trek VH
2008
  Glen Chadwick (NZL)   Team Type 1
2009
  Darwin Atapuma (COL)   Colombian National Team
2010
  Daniel Summerhill (USA)   Felt – Holowesko Partners – Garmin
2011
  Scott Lyttle (NZL)   PureBlack Racing
2012
  Ken Hanson (USA)   Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies
2013
  Pat McCarty (USA)   Bissell
2014
  Joshua Berry (USA)   Team SmartStop
2015
  Pello Bilbao (SPA)   Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
2016
  Robert Squire (USA)   Holowesko Citadel Racing Team
2017
  Nigel Ellsay (CAN)   Silber Pro Cycling Team
2018
  Ben Perry (CAN)   Israel Cycling Academy
2019
  Óscar Eduardo Sánchez (COL)   Canel's–Specialized

Team classificationEdit

Year Winner Country
2000
Wüstenrot-ZVVZ   Czech Republic
2001
Mroz – Supradyn Witaminy   Poland
2002
Nürnberger Versicherung   Germany
2003
eD'system – ZVVZ   Czech Republic
2004
Hoop CCC Polsat   Poland
2005
Navigators Insurance (NIC)   United States
2006
Navigators Insurance (NIC)   United States
2007
Navigators Insurance (NIC)   United States
2008
Team Type 1 (TT1)   United States
2009
Fly V Australia (FVA)   Australia
2010
Fly V Australia (FVA)   Australia
2011
SpiderTech–C10 (CSM)   Canada
2012
UnitedHealthcare (UHC)   United States
2013
UnitedHealthcare (UHC)   United States
2014
Hincapie Sportswear Development Team (HSD)   United States
2015
Caja Rural–Seguros RGA (CJR)   Spain
2016
Holowesko Citadel Racing Team (HSD)   United States
2017
Hangar 15 Bicycles (CYN)   United States
2018
Hagens Berman Axeon (AHB)   United States
2019
Floyd's Pro Cycling (FPC)   Canada

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Levi Leipheimer acceptance of sanction" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-07-09.

External linksEdit