Vuelta a Chihuahua

Vuelta Chihuahua Internacional (Vuelta a Chihuahua) was a stage race held annually in October in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. The Vuelta a Chihuahua was first contested in 2005, as part of the UCI America Tour schedule, and was run over seven stages (days). The Chihuahua's diverse geography, including mountains, forests, and farmland, contributed to the challenge of the race.

Vuelta Chihuahua International
Race details
DateOctober
RegionChihuahua, Mexico
English nameInternational Tour of Chihuahua
Local name(s)Vuelta a Chihuahua
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI America Tour: 2006–09
Standalone: 2010–11
TypeStage race
History
First edition2006 (2006)
Editions6
Final edition2011 (2011)
First winner Luis Perez Romero (ESP)
Most wins Francisco Mancebo (ESP) (2 wins)
Final winner Gonzalo Garrido (CHI)

In 2009, the UCI upgraded the Vuelta a Chihuahua from a 2.2 to a 2.1 event. In 2010, the Vuelta a Chihuahua was dropped from the UCI America Tour, but was still ran that year, and 2011, as a standalone event. The Vuelta a Chihuahua ceased after the 2011 event.

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
2006   Spain Luis Pérez Romero Andalucía-Paul Versan
2007   Spain Francisco Mancebo Relax-GAM
2008   Spain Francisco Mancebo Fercase-Rota dos Moveis
2009   Spain Oscar Sevilla Rock Racing
2010   Kazakhstan Alexandre Vinokourov Astana
2011   Chile Gonzalo Garrido

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