Criterium du Dauphiné 2015 starts on Sunday June 7. The final stage will be held on Sunday, June 14. Where participants stand in 2015 on the starting list of this French stage race? How riding schedule in this issue of Criterium du Dauphiné looks? The transmitter is the Critérium du Dauphiné-broadcast live on TV? This French bicycle race is considered one of the most important processing rates for the Tour de France. In the old days was called this course “Dauphiné Libere. What is the history of this stage race go?
The first edition of stage race took place in 1947. That year, the Frenchman Édouard Kablinski won the overall classification. Four riders managed to win this race three times: the French Nello Lauredi, Bernard Hinault, Charly Mottet, and Spaniard Luis Ocana. Only once won a Dutchman final standings of this prestigious French stage race: Johan van der Velde won in 1980. The latest winners of this race, Spaniard Alejandro Valverde, the Slovenian Janez Brajkovic, the British Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome, and American Andrew Talansky.
Winning the Tour and Dauphiné in one year
Because the Dauphiné is generally held on the eve of the Tour de France and the trail often also something similar to certain stages in the Tour that year, the Dauphiné is considered by many as the ultimate preparation race for the Tour de France. Annually, therefore, attract a lot of top class riders elements course to prepare for the Tour.
Ten riders managed to successfully in the same year, both the Dauphiné and the Tour de France WINS.Louison Bobet in 1955 was the first rider who performed the. Jacques Anquetil won both awards in 1963, Eddy Merckx won both the 1971 Luis Ocaña won two stage races in 1973, Bernard Thévenet performed in 1975, Bernard Hinault also did it twice, in 1979 and 1981, Miguel Indurain won both Duaphiné as Tour 1995, Bradley Wiggins did that 2012 and Chris Froome won both in 2013.
Name change of the Dauphiné Libere
Like many famous professional bicycle races also this French race ever organized by a newspaper. The regional newspaper called the Dauphiné Libere was originally the organizer and main sponsor of this stage race. The official name was for years “Critérium du Dauphiné Libere, but usually this match was popularly known as the Dauphiné Libere. Since 2010, this rate is, however, no longer organized by the newspaper Dauphiné Libere, but by ASO. Since then, the official name of this bike race changed: Critérium du Dauphiné.
Trail rides and schedule
On Sunday June 7, 2015, Criterium du Dauphiné begins with a ride on the hilly terrain. This opening stage ends instead Albertville. The other leg goes through the central mountains, but has a relatively flat final. On Tuesday, there will be a team time trial which was held in the case of Montagny. The drive from Wednesday’s hilly terrain. Stages five, six and seven in this edition of Criterium du Dauphiné belongs to the category “mountain stages. The eighth stage goes through the central mountains.The riders come in this preparation race for the Tour thus produced a remarkably tough course.
Stages Dauphiné 2015:
- Sunday, June 7: Ugine?? Albertville 132 km
- maaandag 8 jun: Le Bourget du Lac?? Villars les Dombes 173 km
- Tuesday, June 9: Roanne?? Montagny 24.5 km
- Wednesday, June 10: Paris?? Sisteron 228 km
- THURSDAY, June 11: Digne les Bains? Pra Loup 161 km
- Friday, June 12: St Bonnet en Champsaur?? Villard de Lans 183 km
- Saturday 13 Jun: Montmélian?? Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc 155 km
- Sunday 14th June: Saint Gervais Mont Blanc? Modane Valfrejus 156.5 km
The Criterium du Dauphiné counts for 2015 UCI World Tour and all teams with Worldtour license will therefore be at the beginning of this race. The Organization has some wild cards will be awarded to the ProContinentale team.
World team in 2015
- TEAMLottoNL Giant
- Lotto Soudal
- Giant Alpecin
- Team Radioshack-Nissan-Trek
- Orica-Green Edge
- Tinkoff?? Saxo Bank
- LAM Cycling
- Mtn Qhubeka
- Team Europcar
Participants: list of numbers starting
Here is a list of participants with numbers from 2015.
This course is very strong in 2015 occupied. Among the contenders for the best finish in the Criterium du Dauphiné 2015 includes known classification riders like Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali, Alejandro Valverde, TJ van Garderen, Rui Costa, Joaquim Rodriguez, Andrew Talansky, JC Peraud, Romain Bardet, Rohan Dennis, Wilco Kelderman and Bauke Mollema. It is difficult to predict what classification riders the best favorite for victory, as some of the best skaters themselves will mean knowingly in this preparation race for the Tour de France and select no more than a few steps to go all out, while other top players choose to go for a good final rankings in the Dauphiné.
Live on TV
Criterium du Dauphiné 2015 be televised live on Eurosport. On Sunday, jun 7, the start of the broadcast of the opening scene scheduled for 1 pm. On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, the scheduled broadcast at 13.30. On Wednesday, it is directly broadcast scheduled at 16:00. Saturday is the only one that Dauphiné airs on Eurosport2. On Saturday at the start of the planned broadcasts on Eurosport2 16u03. On Sunday, June 14, the final stage of the broadcast scheduled for 15h45 at Eurosport1. All start times mentioned, however, is subject to change, because they also depend, such as sprouting other events live sports broadcast by Eurosport.
On Saturday, starting June 13, Tour of Switzerland, which will also be sent out by Eurosport.
The first stage was won by Briton Peter Kennaugh. He pulled in the final for the attack. He finished with two seconds before heaving the packaging. The Italian Modolo finished second. Kennaugh took obviously the leader’s Jersey.
The second stage finished in a bunch sprint. The Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni won this trip. Kelderman come in last autumn, but it seemed without serious physical consequences. Kelderman also lost no time in the rankings since the crash happened in the last three kilometers. British Kennaugh retained the lead in the overall standings.
BMC won the team time trial, with four seconds ahead of Astana. This makes Rohan Dennis took the leader’s Jersey. Vincenzo Nibali is in fourth place in the overall standings and Dutchman Lieuwe Westra State after this team time trial fifth.
Wednesday 10 June the Frenchman Bouhanni won for the second time, riding in the Dauphiné. He triumphed in the mass sprint for the Belgian Van Genechten and Slovenian Mezgec. Rohan Dennis retained the lead in the overall standings.
Mountain stage from Thursday 11 June was won by Frenchman Romain Bardet, the American Tejay van Garderen and Briton Chris Froome. Van Garderen took the leader’s Jersey. During this trip, lost several well-known classification riders quite a long time, including Nibali, Valverde and Mollema.
The mountain stage on Friday June 12 was a beautiful, heroic ride, where some big names was very airy attack. Eventually, Rui Costa won the stage, before Vincenzo Nibali. Tour winner Nibali that Thursday still kinda lost some time, picked up this Friday, a lot of time and if at the end of this tour to put on the shirt.
The mountain stage on Saturday, where 13 jun won by Chris Froome, who in this way showed that in the run-up to the Tour de France is in very good condition. The American Tejay van Garderen finished second on this mountain stage, but took the leader’s Jersey.
On Sunday, Chris Froome also won the final stage. He came solo to the finish line and had enough advantage to also win the final standings in the Dauphiné. Finished second in this final phase of Yates, Rui Costa. Fourth in today’s Van Garderen was that this was the second in the final standings.Dutchman Wout Poels very strong during this final phase in the service of his Sky coach Chris Froome.
Previous issue: result Daupiné Critérium du 2014
In 2014, there was an extraordinarily exciting edition of stage race site. Chris Froome started very strongly to this rate, with gains in both the opening time trial and the first mountain stage. He also contributed a long Jersey. Partly as a result of a fall he went later in the round less strong. In the seventh stage, Alberto Contador took the shirt from Froome. Many were convinced that one of these two amounts, Froome and Contador would win this round. But, ultimately, passed American Andrew Talansky in it, thanks to their attacking zone, the will to win the final standings in the Critérium du Dauphiné in 2015. In this round also celebrate successes for riders from the lowlands. Belgian Jan Bakelants won the sixth stage, the Dutchman Lieuwe Westra won the seventh stage. The Belgian rider Jurgen Van Den Broeck finished third in the final standings. Dutchman Wilco Kelderman was fourth in the overall standings and won the young rider classification.
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