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Vuelta a Espana Stage 1 – BMC Wins TTT

by pedalmag.com
Team BMC  ©  Cor Vos
August 19, 2017 (Nîmes, France) – BMC Racing Team made the most of the opening 13.7km Team Time Trial at the 72nd La Vuelta, on Saturday in Nimes, France. The stage victory went to the American team and Aussie Rohan Dennis claimed his first red jersey. With a time of 15:58, BMC dominated Quick-Step Floors, the reigning world champs, and Team Sunweb by a margin of six seconds.

Team BMC  ©  Cor Vos

Chris Froome and Team Sky took fourth place ahead of Orica-Scott and most of their rivals for the general classification. BMC won the ITT in 2015. Dennis is the first Australian rider to wear the red jersey since Michael Matthews kept it for three days in 2014.

Michael Woods  ©  Cor Vos
Canada’s Svein Tuft (Orica-Scott) is 34th overall while fellow Canuck Michael Woods (Cannondale-Drapac) is 102nd and Hugo Houle (Can) AG2R La Mondiale is 105th.

Hugo Houle  ©  Cor Vos
Results

1. BMC Racing Team 0:15:58
2. Quick-Step Floors 0:06
3. Team Sunweb
4. Team Sky 0:09
5. Orica-Scott 0:17
6. Bora-Hansgrohe 0:21
7. Lotto-Soudal 0:24
8. Movistar
9. Bahrain-Merida 0:31
10. Katusha-Alpecin 0:33
11. Trek-Segafredo 0:35
12. FDJ 0:38
13. Aqua Blue Sport
14. Dimension Data 0:39
15. LottoNL-Jumbo 0:40
16. Astana 0:41
17. Cannondale-Drapac 0:46
18. AG2R La Mondiale
19. UAE Team Emirates 6:29:02
20. Manzana Postobon 0:53
21. Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 0:56
22. Cofidis 0:57

GC after Stage 1
1. Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team 0:15:58
2. Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team
3. Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team
4. Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) BMC Racing Team
5. Damiano Caruso (Ita) BMC Racing Team
6. Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team
7. Yves Lampaert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors 0:06
8. David de la Cruz (Esp) Quick-Step Floors
9. Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors
10. Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors
11. Matteo Trentin (Ita) Quick-Step Floors
12. Søren Kragh Andersen (Den) Team Sunweb
13. Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb
14. Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb
15. Lennard Kämna (Ger) Team Sunweb
16. Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Sunweb
17. Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky 0:09
18. Christopher Froome (Gbr) Team Sky
19. Gianni Moscon (Ita) Team Sky
20. Wout Poels (Ned) Team Sky
21. Ian Stannard (Gbr) Team Sky
22. Chad Haga (USA) Team Sunweb 0:10
23. Enric Mas (Esp) Quick-Step Floors 0:11
24. Adam Yates (Gbr) Orica-Scott 0:17
25. Magnus Cort (Den) Orica-Scott
26. Jack Haig (Aus) Orica-Scott
27. Simon Yates (Gbr) Orica-Scott
28. Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio (Col) Orica-Scott
29. Patrick Konrad (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:21
30. Rafal Majka (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe
31. Pawel Poljanski (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe
32. Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe
33. Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe
34. Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-Scott 0:23
35. Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Lotto Soudal 0:24
36. Jelle Wallays (Bel) Lotto Soudal
37. Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Soudal
38. Maxime Monfort (Bel) Lotto Soudal
39. Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Soudal
40. Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team
41. Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez (Col) Movistar Team
42. Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Esp) Movistar Team
43. Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Esp) Movistar Team
44. Rubén Fernandez (Esp) Movistar Team
45. Marc Soler (Esp) Movistar Team
46. Christian Knees (Ger) Team Sky 0:25
47. Diego Rosa (Ita) Team Sky
48. Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team 0:29
49. Antonio Pedrero (Esp) Movistar Team 0:31
50. Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
51. Manuele Boaro (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
52. Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
53. Ivan Garcia Cortina (Esp) Bahrain-Merida
54. Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
55. Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha-Alpecin 0:33
56. Rein Taaramäe (Est) Katusha-Alpecin
57. Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin
58. Michael Mørkøv (Den) Katusha-Alpecin
59. Matvey Mamykin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin
60. Christopher Juul Jensen (Den) Orica-Scott 0:34
61. Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Esp) Orica-Scott
62. Julien Bernard (Fra) Trek-Segafredo 0:35
63. Alberto Contador Velasco (Esp) Trek-Segafredo
64. Markel Irizar Aranburu (Esp) Trek-Segafredo
65. Edward Theuns (Bel) Trek-Segafredo
66. Jarlinson Pantano (Col) Trek-Segafredo
67. Peter Stetina (USA) Trek-Segafredo
68. Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) FDJ 0:38
69. Odd Christian Eiking (Nor) FDJ
70. Johan Le Bon (Fra) FDJ
71. Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ
72. Jeremy Maison (Fra) FDJ
73. Lasse Norman Hansen (Den) Aqua Blue Sport
74. Stefan Denifl (Aut) Aqua Blue Sport
75. Mark Christian (Gbr) Aqua Blue Sport
76. Michel Kreder (Ned) Aqua Blue Sport
77. Lawrence Warbasse (USA) Aqua Blue Sport
78. Peter Koning (Ned) Aqua Blue Sport
79. Adam Blythe (Gbr) Aqua Blue Sport 0:39
80. Igor Anton Hernandez (Esp) Dimension Data
81. Lachlan Morton (Aus) Dimension Data
82. Omar Fraile Matarranza (Esp) Dimension Data
83. Ben King (USA) Dimension Data
84. Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data
85. Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) Katusha-Alpecin 0:40
86. Stef Clement (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo
87. Juan José Lobato (Esp) Team LottoNL-Jumbo
88. Koen Bouwman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo
89. Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo
90. Daan Olivier (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo
91. Luis León Sánchez (Esp) Astana Pro Team 0:41
92. Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team
93. Sergei Chernetckii (Rus) Astana Pro Team
94. Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
95. Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team
96. Christoph Pfingsten (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:42
97. Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida 0:44
98. Tom Van Asbroeck (Bel) Cannondale-Drapac 0:46
99. Davide Villella (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac
100. Simon Clarke (Aus) Cannondale-Drapac
101. Thomas Scully (Nzl) Cannondale-Drapac
102. Michael Woods (Can) Cannondale-Drapac
103. Brendan Canty (Aus) Cannondale-Drapac
104. Toms Skujins (Lat) Cannondale-Drapac
105. Hugo Houle (Can) AG2R La Mondiale
106. Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale
107. Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
108. Alexandre Geniez (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
109. Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
110. Matej Mohoric (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:47
111. Jan Polanc (Slo) UAE Team Emirates
112. Louis Meintjes (RSA) UAE Team Emirates
113. Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates
114. Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) UAE Team Emirates
115. Aldemar Reyes (Col) Manzana Postobon 0:53
116. Ricardo Vilela (Por) Manzana Postobon
117. Fernando Orjuela (Col) Manzana Postobon
118. Hernando Bohórquez (Col) Manzana Postobon
119. Sebastián Molano (Col) Manzana Postobon
120. Jetse Bol (Ned) Manzana Postobon
121. Lorrenzo Manzin (Fra) FDJ 0:54
122. Joe Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Drapac
123. David Arroyo Duran (Esp) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 0:56
124. Nicholas Schultz (Aus) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
125. Sergio Pardilla Bellon (Esp) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
126. Jaime Roson Garcia (Esp) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
127. Lluís Guillermo Mas Bonet (Esp) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
128. Rafael Reis (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
129. Hector Sáez Benito (Esp) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
130. Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) Dimension Data 0:57
131. Bernardo Suaza (Col) Manzana Postobon
132. Anthony Perez (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
133. Jimmy Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
134. Stéphane Rossetto (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
135. Luis Angel Maté Mardones (Esp) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
136. Daniel Navarro Garcia (Esp) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
137. Anthony Turgis (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
138. Remy Mertz (Bel) Lotto Soudal 0:58
139. Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Soudal
140. Koen de Kort (Ned) Trek-Segafredo 0:59
141. Nicholas Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data
142. Maxim Belkov (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin 1:00
143. Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quick-Step Floors 1:02
144. Marc Fournier (Fra) FDJ
145. Clement Chevrier (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1:03
146. Aaron Gate (Nzl) Aqua Blue Sport 1:04
147. Conor Dunne (Irl) Aqua Blue Sport 1:09
148. George Bennett (Nzl) Team LottoNL-Jumbo 1:10
149. Alexis Gougeard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1:12
150. Francisco Ventoso (Esp) BMC Racing Team 1:13
151. Antonio Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
152. Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJ 1:16
153. Daniel Hoelgaard (Nor) FDJ
154. Diego Rubio (Esp) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 1:02
155. Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 1:18
156. Hernán Aguirre (Col) Manzana Postobon 1:19
157. Juan Felipe Osorio (Col) Manzana Postobon
158. Sam Bewley (Nzl) Orica-Scott 1:20
159. Alberto Losada Alguacil (Esp) Katusha-Alpecin 1:21
160. David Lopez Garcia (Esp) Team Sky 1:23
161. Julien Duval (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1:24
162. Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Esp) Team Sky 1:32
163. Chris Hamilton (Aus) Team Sunweb 1:33
164. Javier Moreno Bazan (Esp) Bahrain-Merida 1:35
165. Anass Aït El Abdia (Mar) UAE Team Emirates 1:36
166. Eros Capecchi (Ita) Quick-Step Floors 1:38
167. Tim Declercq (Bel) Quick-Step Floors
168. Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal
169. Youcef Reguigui (Alg) Dimension Data
170. Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Sunweb 1:47
171. Lennard Hofstede (Ned) Team Sunweb
172. Kenneth Van Bilsen (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 1:48
173. Sander Armee (Bel) Lotto Soudal 1:50
174. Sacha Modolo (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
175. Pello Bilbao (Esp) Astana Pro Team 1:55
176. Jesper Hansen (Den) Astana Pro Team
177. Kilian Frankiny (Sui) BMC Racing Team 1:58
178. Loic Vliegen (Bel) BMC Racing Team
179. Nico Denz (Ger) AG2R La Mondiale 2:01
180. Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Astana Pro Team 2:04
181. Nikita Stalnov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
182. José Gonçalves (Por) Katusha-Alpecin 2:06
183. John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo
184. Jacques Janse van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data 2:07
185. Jonas Van Genechten (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
186. Bert-Jan Lindeman (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo 2:09
187. Fabricio Ferrari (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 2:11
188. Domen Novak (Slo) Bahrain-Merida 2:13
189. William Clarke (Aus) Cannondale-Drapac 2:38
190. Andreas Schillinger (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 2:43
191. Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Esp) Trek-Segafredo
192. Antwan Tolhoek (Ned) Team LottoNL-Jumbo
193. Floris De Tier (Bel) Team LottoNL-Jumbo
194. Darwin Atapuma (Col) UAE Team Emirates 2:46
195. Michael Schwarzmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe 2:55
196. Federico Zurlo (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 2:56
197. Michal Kolár (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe 2:58
198. Jorge Arcas (Esp) Movistar Team 4:43

 

 





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