Tour De Yorkshire

Tour De Yorkshire 2015 | Stage 1 Results

 

 

Tour De Yorkshire 2015 | Stage 1 Results

 

Author: Chris Maher, Pictures courtesy of: www.chrismaher.co.uk
Stage One Profile
Stage One Profile

 

Friday 01st May 2015 TDY-Logo Q

 

A n early five-man break formed over the first climb.

 

Team Giant Alpecin’s sprinter Marcel Kittel climbed off his bike at the top of the Cote De Dalby Forest, his first race back after ill health became too much, and he abandoned.

 

The peloton reformed through the first sprint at Pickering.

 

Changing weather caught the front riders out including local favourite Ben Swift & the youngest rider Eddie Dunbar, bring an early end to their TdY.

 

As the race progressed towards the final kilometres. Another five break away, to contest the sprint in Scarborough along the sea front, on Royal Albert Drive.

 

Team Sky’s Lars Petter Nordhaug claims the first leaders blue jersey

Lars Petter Nordhaug, Sprint finish on Royal Albert Road, Scarborough.
Lars Petter Nordhaug, Sprint finish on Royal Albert Road, Scarborough.

 

Stage Result: Bridlington to Scarborough – 174 Kms, 4:22.38 Hrs, Ave Sp 39.75 Kmph.

 

1)         Lars Petter Nordhaug                         Team Sky

2)         Thomas Voeckler                                Europcar

3)         Stephane Rossetto                              Cofidis

4)         Samual Sanchez                                  BMC

5)         Philip Deignan                                    Team Sky

6)         Greg van Avermaet                             BMC

7)         Anthony Turgis                                   Cofidis

8)         Erick Rowsell (GBR)                          Madison Genesis

9)         Richard Handley (GBR)                     JLT Condor

10)       Huub Duijn                                         Roompot Oranje Peleton

11)       Ben Hermans                                      BMC

12)       David Lopez Garcia                            Team Sky

13)       Merha Kudus Ghebremedhin             MTN Qhubeka

14)       Scott Davis (GBR)                             Great Britain

15)       Stephen Cummins (GBR)                   MTN Qhubeka

16)       Russell Downing (GBR)                     Cult Energy Pro Cycling

17)       Thomas Spengers                                Topsport Vlaanderen Baloise

18)       Joseph Rosskopf                                 BMC

19)       Karol Domagalski                               Team Raleigh GAC

20)       Julien Simon                                        Cofidis

 

General Classification:

 

1)         Lars Petter Nordhaug                         Team Sky

2)         Thomas Voeckler                                Europcar

3)         Stephane Rossetto                              Cofidis

4)         Samual Sanchez                                  BMC

5)         Philip Deignan                                    Team Sky

6)         Greg van Avermaet                             BMC

7)         Anthony Turgis                                   Cofidis

8)         Erick Rowsell (GBR)                          Madison Genesis

9)         Richard Handley (GBR)                     JLT Condor

10)       Huub Duijn                                         Roompot Oranje Peleton

 

KOM:

 

Cote De Dalby Forest             Eddie Dunbar             NFTO

Cote De Rosedale Abby         Eddie Dunbar             NFTO

Cote De Grosmont                  Perrig Quemenneur     Europcar

Cote De Briggwath                 Perrig Quemenneur     Europcar

Cote De Robin’s Hood Bay    Samuel Sanchez          BMC

 

Overall KOM: Perrig Quemenneur     Europcar

 

Points:

 

Pickering                     Loic Chetout                           Cofidis

Whitby                                    Perrig Quemenneur                 Europcar

Finish Scarborough     Lars Petter Nordhaug             Team Sky

 

Overall Sprints:           Lars Petter NordhaugTeam Sky

 

Most Aggressive:        Perrig Quemenneur     Europcar

 

 

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