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
Race details
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
History
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 10% and peaking at 18% 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
  James Gilles (CAN)
  Yvan Waddell (CAN)
  Gervais Rioux (CAN)
  Sean Way (CAN)
  Graeme Miller (NZL)
  Czeslaw Lukaszewicz (CAN)
  Jean-Christophe Currit (FRA)
  Marty Jemison (USA)
  Jacques Landry (CAN)
  Eric Wohlberg (CAN)
  Igor Bonciucov (MDA)
  Jonathan Vaughters (USA)
  Levi Leipheimer (USA)   Saturn Cycling Team
  Levi Leipheimer (USA)   Saturn Cycling Team [1]
  Tomáš Konečný (CZE)   Wüstenrot-ZVVZ
  Henk Vogels (AUS)   Mercury-Viatel
  Michael Rogers (AUS)   Mapei-Quick Step
  John Lieswyn (USA)   7 Up/Maxxis
  Tomasz Brozyna (POL)   Action-ATI
  Nathan O'Neill (AUS)   Navigators Insurance
  Valery Kobzarenko (UKR)   Navigators Insurance
  Ben Day (AUS)   Navigators Insurance
  Svein Tuft (CAN)   Symmetrics
  Scott Zwizanski (USA)   Kelly Benefit Strategies
  Ben Day (AUS)   Team Fly V Australia
  Francisco Mancebo (ESP)   Realcyclist.com Cycling Team
  Rory Sutherland (AUS)   UnitedHealthcare
  Nathan Brown (USA)   Bontrager Cycling Team
  Toms Skujiņš (LAT)   Hincapie Sportswear Development Team
  Pello Bilbao (SPA)   Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
  Gregory Daniel (USA)   Axeon–Hagens Berman
  Andžs Flaksis (LAT)   Holowesko Citadel Racing Team
  James Piccoli (CAN)   Elevate–KHS Pro Cycling
  Brendan Rhim (USA)   Arapahoe–Hincapie p/b BMC

Points classificationEdit

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

Mountains classificationEdit

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

Team classificationEdit

Year Winner Country
Wüstenrot-ZVVZ   Czech Republic
Mroz – Supradyn Witaminy   Poland
Nürnberger Versicherung   Germany
eD'system – ZVVZ   Czech Republic
Hoop CCC Polsat   Poland
Navigators Insurance (NIC)   United States
Navigators Insurance (NIC)   United States
Navigators Insurance (NIC)   United States
Team Type 1 (TT1)   United States
Fly V Australia (FVA)   Australia
Fly V Australia (FVA)   Australia
SpiderTech–C10 (CSM)   Canada
UnitedHealthcare (UHC)   United States
UnitedHealthcare (UHC)   United States
Hincapie Sportswear Development Team (HSD)   United States
Caja Rural–Seguros RGA (CJR)   Spain
Holowesko Citadel Racing Team (HSD)   United States
Hangar 15 Bicycles (CYN)   United States
Hagens Berman Axeon (AHB)   United States
Floyd's Pro Cycling (FPC)   Canada

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit