The organisers of La Class by Le Tour de France have announced that in addition to the 9 UCI Women’s WorldTeams invited to the June 26 one particular-day race, 13 Continental groups will line up to consider on the Women’s WorldTour celebration.
Four of the top-tier groups function a previous victor on their rosters, while new Continental squad Jumbo-Visma expects to bring two-time winner Marianne Vos.
Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) mentioned the nine UCI WorldTeams with automatic invites to the 107.4 kilometre race, which will operate alongside phase 1 of the Tour de France on Saturday June 26. They are Alè BTC Ljubljana, Canyon-SRAM, FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope, Liv Racing, Movistar, Staff BikeExchange, Crew DSM, SD Worx, and Trek-Segafredo.
The Continental groups involve Arkéa Pro Biking Group, AR Monex, Bizkaia–Durango, Ceratizit-WNT, Drops-Le Col Supported By Tempur, Jumbo-Visma, Massi Tactic, Parkhotel Valkenburg, Rally Cycling, Stade Rochelais Charente-Maritime, TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank, Leading Women Fassa Bortolo and Valcar-Journey & Provider.
The a single-working day race will get started in Brest and complete with a few laps of a 14-kilometre loop with the end line atop the Côte de la Fosse aux Loups.
This will be a related class to the 1 utilised by the gentlemen on stage 1 of the Tour de France from Brest to Landerneau.
The date and system was altered a month in the past, when ASO shifted the race from June 27 to June 26 in a go that it claimed was to stay clear of conflict with rescheduled regional elections becoming held in the Côtes-d’Armor section in Brittany.
The 2020 edition of La Training course by Le Tour de France, which was initially scheduled for July 19 as a circuit race in Paris, was also rescheduled as portion of the massive calendar rearrangement because of to COVID-19. The celebration was shifted to August 29 and altered to a road race in Nice to coincide with the opening phase of the men’s Tour de France. Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) won the 96-kilometre race more than Vos in a sprint on Nice’s Promenade des Anglais.
La Course by Le Tour de France was recognized by ASO in 2014 as a circuit race in Paris on the final day of the men’s Grand Tour. Following a few years, a two-working day event was introduced in 2017, which saw a summit finish on the Col d’Izoard on the exact same day as phase 18 of the men’s race, followed by a time demo in Marseille.
The race has shifted again to a 1-day affair because, with 2018 staying a mountainous highway race concerning Annecy and Le Grand-Bornand and 2019 delivering a hilly circuit race in Pau.
ASO is predicted to lastly make a women’s Tour de France in 2022.
2021 La Training course by Le Tour de France groups:
- Alè BTC Ljubljana
- Canyon-SRAM Racing
- FDJ Nouvelle – Aquitaine Futuroscope
- Liv Racing
- Movistar Team Women
- Staff BikeExchange
- Staff DSM
- Staff SD Worx
- Arkéa Pro Cycling Team
- AR Monex Women’s Professional Cycling Crew
- Bizkaia – Durango
- Ceratizit-WNT Pro Cycling Team
- Drops-Le Col Supported By Tempur
- Jumbo-Visma Women Team
- Massi Tactic Women of all ages Staff
- Parkhotel Valkenburg
- Rally Biking
- Stade Rochelais Charente- Maritime Women Biking
- Crew TIBCO – Silicon Valley Lender
- Prime Women Fassa Bortolo
- Valcar – Vacation & Service