2016 UCI America Tour

2016 UCI America Tour
Twelfth edition of the UCI America Tour
Dates January 8, 2016 (2016-01-08)–October 2, 2016
Location North America and South America
Rounds 24
Individual champion  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) (BMC Racing Team)
Teams' champion Holowesko Citadel Racing Team
Nations' champion  Colombia

The 2016 UCI America Tour is the twelfth season for the UCI America Tour. The season began on January 8, 2016 with the Vuelta al Táchira and will end on October 2, 2016 with the Tobago Cycling Classic.

The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI America Tour cycling jersey. Throughout the season, points are awarded to the top finishers of stages within stage races and the final general classification standings of each of the stages races and one-day events. The quality and complexity of a race also determines how many points are awarded to the top finishers, the higher the UCI rating of a race, the more points are awarded.

The UCI ratings from highest to lowest are as follows:


Date Race Name Location UCI Rating Winner Team Ref
January 8–17 Vuelta al Táchira  Venezuela 2.2  Joseph Chavarría (CRC) Nestlé-Giant [1]
January 18–24 Tour de San Luis  Argentina 2.1  Dayer Quintana (COL) Movistar Team [2]
February 27 – March 5 Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional  Dominican Republic 2.2  Ismael Sánchez (DOM) Aero Cycling Team [3]
March 18–27 Vuelta al Uruguay  Uruguay 2.2  Néstor Pías (URU) Schneck Alas Rojas [4]
April 6–10 Volta Ciclística Internacional do Rio Grande do Sul  Brazil 2.2  Murilo Affonso (BRA) Funvic Soul Cycles–Carrefour [5]
April 21–24 Joe Martin Stage Race  United States 2.2  Neilson Powless (USA) Axeon–Hagens Berman [6]
4–8 May Tour of the Gila  United States 2.2  Lachlan Morton (AUS) Jelly Belly–Maxxis [7]
15–22 May Tour of California  United States 2.HC  Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) Etixx–Quick-Step [8]
19 May Pan American ChampionshipsTime Trial  Venezuela CC  Walter Vargas (COL) Orgullo Paisa [9]
22 May Pan American ChampionshipsRoad Race  Venezuela CC  Jonathan Caicedo (ECU) Strongman–Campagnolo Wilier [10]
30 May Winston-Salem Cycling Classic  United States 1.1  Ryan Roth (CAN) Silber Pro Cycling Team [11]
June 5 Philadelphia International Cycling Classic  United States 1.1  Eduard Prades (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA [12]
June 9–12 Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay  Canada 2.2  Ryan Roth (CAN) Silber Pro Cycling Team [13]
June 13–26 Vuelta a Colombia  Colombia 2.2  Mauricio Ortega (COL) Supergiros Gane Redetrans [14]
June 15–19 Tour de Beauce  Canada 2.2  Gregory Daniel (USA) Axeon–Hagens Berman [15]
July 8–17 Vuelta a Venezuela  Venezuela 2.2  Yonathan Monsalve (VEN) JHS Aves [16]
July 10 White Spot / Delta Road Race  Canada 1.2  Ryan Roth (CAN) Silber Pro Cycling Team [17]
Jul 29–Aug 7 Tour Cycliste International de la Guadeloupe  Guadeloupe 2.2  Damien Monier (FRA) Bridgestone–Anchor [18]
August 1–7 The Larry H.Miller Tour of Utah  United States 2.HC  Lachlan Morton (AUS) Jelly Belly–Maxxis [19]
Aug 31–Sep 5 Tour of Alberta  Canada 2.1  Robin Carpenter (USA) Holowesko Citadel Racing Team [20]
September 10 The Reading 120  United States 1.2  Oscar Clark (USA) Holowesko Citadel Racing Team [21]
October 2 Tobago Cycling Classic  Trinidad and Tobago 1.2  James Piccoli (CAN) PSL/RBC [22]

Final Standings

Rank Name Team Points
1.  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team 615
2.  Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) Etixx–Quick-Step 570
3.  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana 475
4.  Rafał Majka (POL) Tinkoff 435
5.  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Trek–Segafredo 360
6.  Lachlan Morton (AUS) Jelly Belly–Maxxis 326
7.  Rohan Dennis (AUS) BMC Racing Team 295
8.  Robin Carpenter (USA) Holowesko Citadel Racing Team 277
9.  Joaquim Rodríguez (ESP) Team Katusha 275
10.  Chris Froome (GBR) Team Sky 270

Rank Team Points
1. Holowesko Citadel Racing Team 738
2. Silber Pro Cycling Team 645
3. Axeon–Hagens Berman 612
4. Jelly Belly–Maxxis 581
5. Rally Cycling 541
6. Funvic Soul Cycles–Carrefour 377
7. Team Jamis 374
8. UnitedHealthcare 330
9. Movistar Team América 306
10. Strongman–Campagnolo–Wilier 273

Rank Nation Points
1.  Colombia 2753.5
2.  United States 2008.5
3.  Canada 1241
4.  Argentina 862.75
5.  Venezuela 721
6.  Chile 497.33
7.  Mexico 463
8.  Costa Rica 434
9.  Brazil 423.66
10.  Ecuador 375.75


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