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La Mi-Aout en Bretagne Stages 1, 2 – Canada’s Veilleux Tops GC

by pedalmag.com

August 10, 2012 (Bretagne, France) – Canada’s David Veilleux (Europcar) is leading overall following his victory at the La Mi-Aout en Bretagne on Stage 1 from Grâces to Ploumagoar, 179km over teammate Björn Thurau from Germany. Veilleux was 19th on Stage 2 from Pont-Scorff to Cléguer  166km but holds on to his GC lead of almost a minute.

Results (brief)

Stage 1 (Aug. 9) – Grâces to Ploumagoar – 179-km
1. David Veilleux (Can) Europcar, 4:10:20
2. Björn Thurau (Ger) Europcar 0:57
3. Alexandre Blain (Fra) Endura Racing
4. Jules Pijourlet (Fra)
5. Christer Rake (Nor) Joker – Merida

Stage 2 (Aug. 10) – Pont-Scorff to Cléguer – 166km
1. Ian Bibby (GBr) Endura Racing, 4:10:49
2. Olivier Lefrançois (Fra) Armée de Terre
3. Fabien Schmidt (Fra) Roubaix-Lille Métropole
4. Natnael Berhane (Eri) Vendee U Pays de Loire
5. Jean-Marc Bideau (Fra) Bretagne-Schuller

19. David Veilleux (Can) Europcar 0:14

GC after Stage 2
1. David Veilleux (Can) Europcar 8:21:23
2. Christer Rake (Nor) Joker – Merida 0:57
3. Romain Matheou (Fra)Véranda Rideau – Super 0:58
4. Alexandre Blain (Fra) Endura Racing  1:04
5. Björn Thurau (Ger) Europcar





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