Grand prix cycliste de québec
The Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, UCI WorldTour event presented in North America, is a major step on the way to fulfilling one of the primary objectives of the UCI WorldTour: the globalization of élite cycling. This tour stop in Québec City joins the list of existing officially sanctioned events in Europe, Oceania and Asia.
3 Professionnal Continental Teams invited
1 National Team (canadian selection)
Available early September
Only available 48 hours before the race
Friday, September 9, 2016
start/finish line :
Grande Allée (Old Québec) near Place George V and the Armoury
Official Team Presentation:
4 pm - 4:30 pm
race duration :
More than 5 hours
Only the first ten riders to cross the finish line of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec will earn points toward the UCI individual rankings, according to the following points scale:
Final position in the race
Number of points
UCI world ranking
Ties on points between riders are resolved by counting up the greatest number of 1st place finishes, 2nd place finishes, etc. in the classification of the current year’s races, taking into account only finishes for which World Ranking points are allocated.
The team ranking is obtained by adding up the points obtained by the five best riders in the individual classification. Ties on points between teams are resolved according to the positions of their best riders in the individual classification.
Classification by nation:
The classification by nation is drawn up on the basis of the points obtained by the five best riders of each nationality in the individual classification. The tiebreaking method for equally ranked nations is to consider the positions of their best-ranked riders in the individual classification.
Class and categories
The Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec is an officially sanctioned UCI WorldTour race—the pinnacle of high-level road bicycle racing competitions.
The race is reserved for riders in the “Men Élite” category.
The Grand Prix Cyclistes are broadcasted in more than 130 countries around the world.