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La Mi-Aout en Bretagne Stages 3, 4 and Final GC – Canada’s Veilleux Secures GC

by pedalmag.com
August 15, 2012 (Bretagne, France) – Canada’s David Veilleux (Europcar) held onto the overall lead in La Mi-Aout en Bretagne after he won Stage 1. Veilleux finished 24th on Stage 3 from Poullaouen to Poullaouen, 177km and 33rd on the final stage from Guerlesquin to Le Ponthou-Guerlesquin, 178km. He won the final overall GC by 57s over Christer Rake (Nor) Joker-Merida.

Results (brief)

Stage 3 (Aug. 11) – Poullaouen to Poullaouen – 177-km
1. Fabien Schmidt (Fra) Roubaix-Lille Métropole 4:28:05
2. Ian Bibby (GBR) Endura Racing 0:07
3. David Chopin (Fra) Bretagne Elite 0:09
4. Paul Voss (Ger) Endura Racing
5. Stian Remme (Nor) Joker-Merida 0:12

24. David Veilleux (Can) Europcar 0:49

Stage 4 (Aug. 12) – Guerlesquin to Le Ponthou-Guerlesquin – 178-km
1. Marcel Meisen (Ger) BKCP Powerplus 4:31:34
2. Russell Downing (GBR) Endura Racing
3. Alexandre Blain (Fra) Endura Racing
4. Christer Rake (Nor) Joker-Merida
5. Natnael Berhane (Eri) Vendee U Pays de Loire

33. David Veilleux (Can) Europcar

Final GC
1. David Veilleux (Can) Europcar 17:21:49
2. Christer Rake (Nor) Joker-Merida 0:57
3. Alexandre Blain (Fra) Endura Racing,
4. Björn Thurau (Ger) Europcar
5. Jules Pijourlet (Fra) CCF

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