2007 Deutschland Tour

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The 31st edition of the Deutschland Tour cycle race took place in Germany from August 10 to August 18, 2007. It did not start with the traditional prologue but with a normal stage. The race included a team time trial, an individual time trial and seven stages, covering a total of 1,292.5 km (803.1 mi). The race began in Saarbrücken and finished in Hanover. For the second year in a row Jens Voigt held off Levi Leipheimer to take the victory.

Final General Classification[edit]

Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 30h 57' 21"
2 Levi Leipheimer  United States Discovery Channel 1' 57"
3 David López  Spain Caisse d'Epargne 2' 10"
4 Leonardo Bertagnolli  Italy LIQ 3' 05"
5 Robert Gesink  Netherlands RAB 3' 15"
6 Chris Anker Sørensen  Denmark Team CSC 4' 06"
7 Maxime Monfort  Belgium Cofidis 5' 22"
8 Laurens ten Dam  Netherlands UNI 5' 26"
9 Gustav Larsson  Sweden UNI 6' 08"
10 Davide Rebellin  Italy Gerolsteiner 6' 16"

Teams[edit]

23 teams took part. Of the 20 ProTour teams, only Astana did not take part (the team was in crisis from doping results at the 2007 Tour de France). Four non-ProTour teams were given a wildcard invitation: Skil-Shimano, Team Volksbank, Team Wiesenhof-Felt and Elk Haus-Simplon.

Stages[edit]

Stage 1 Saarbrücken 183.7 km Friday, August 10[edit]

Stage 1 Result
Cyclist Country Team Results
1 Robert Förster  Germany Gerolsteiner 4h 24' 16"
2 Danilo Napolitano  Italy Lampre-Fondital s.t
3 Erik Zabel  Germany MRM s.t
General Classification after Stage 1
Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Robert Förster  Germany Gerolsteiner 4h 24' 16"
2 Maarten den Bakker  Netherlands SKS 2"
3 Danilo Napolitano  Italy Lampre-Fondital 4"

Stage 2 Bretten Team Time Trial 42.2 km Saturday, August 11[edit]

Stage 2 Result
TEAM Country Results
1 Team CSC  Denmark 51' 40"
2 Discovery Channel  United States 25"
3 Gerolsteiner  Germany 55"
General Classification after Stage 2
Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 5h 15' 55"
2 Fabian Cancellara   Switzerland Team CSC 1"
3 Bobby Julich  United States Team CSC 1"

Stage 3 PforzheimOffenburg 181.8 km Sunday, August 12[edit]

Stage 3 Result
Cyclist Country Team Results
1 Erik Zabel  Germany MRM 4h 49' 25"
2 José Joaquín Rojas Gil  Spain Caisse d'Epargne s.t
3 Bradley McGee  Australia Française des Jeux s.t
General Classification after Stage 3
Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 10h 05' 20"
2 Bobby Julich  United States Team CSC 1"
3 Alexandr Kolobnev  Russia Team CSC 1"

Stage 4 SingenSonthofen 183.8 km Monday, August 13[edit]

Stage 4 Result
Cyclist Country Team Results
1 Damiano Cunego  Italy Lampre-Fondital 4h 28' 06"
2 Davide Rebellin  Italy Gerolsteiner s.t
3 David López  Spain Caisse d'Epargne s.t
General Classification after Stage 4
Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 14h 33' 31"
2 Chris Anker Sørensen  Denmark Team CSC 1"
3 George Hincapie  United States Discovery Channel 27"

Stage 5 Singen – Sölden (Austria) 157.6 km Tuesday, August 14[edit]

Stage 5 Result
Cyclist Country Team Results
1 David López  Spain Caisse d'Epargne 4h 21' 07"
2 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 12"
3 Robert Gesink  Netherlands RAB 19"
General Classification after Stage 5
Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 18h 54' 34"
2 David López  Spain Caisse d'Epargne 33"
3 Robert Gesink  Netherlands RAB 1' 14"

Stage 6 Längenfeld (Austria) – Kufstein (Austria) 175 km Wednesday, August 15[edit]

Stage 6 Result
Cyclist Country Team Results
1 Gerald Ciolek  Germany T-Mobile Team 3h 57' 40"
2 Danilo Napolitano  Italy Lampre-Fondital s.t.
3 José Joaquín Rojas  Spain Caisse d'Epargne s.t.
General Classification after Stage 6
Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 22h 52' 14"
2 David López  Spain Caisse d'Epargne 33"
3 Robert Gesink  Netherlands RAB 1' 14"

Stage 7 Kufstein (Austria) – Regensburg 192.2 km Thursday, August 16[edit]

Stage 7 Result
Cyclist Country Team Results
1 Gerald Ciolek  Germany T-Mobile Team 4h 08' 20"
2 Erik Zabel  Germany MRM s.t.
3 José Joaquín Rojas  Spain Caisse d'Epargne s.t.
General Classification after Stage 7
Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 27h 00' 44"
2 David López  Spain Caisse d'Epargne 33"
3 Robert Gesink  Netherlands RAB 1' 14"

Stage 8 Fürth Individual Time Trial 33.1 km Friday, August 17[edit]

Stage 8 Result
Cyclist Country Team Results
1 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 39' 42"
2 László Bodrogi  Hungary Crédit Agricole 15"
3 Levi Leipheimer  United States Discovery Channel 26"
General Classification after Stage 8
Cyclist Country Team Time
1 Jens Voigt  Germany Team CSC 27h 40' 26"
2 Levi Leipheimer  United States Discovery Channel 1' 57"
3 David López  Spain Caisse d'Epargne 2' 10"

Stage 9 EinbeckHannover 143.1 km Saturday, August 18[edit]

Stage 9 Result

Cyclist Country Team Results
1 Gerald Ciolek  Germany T-Mobile Team 3h 16' 55"
2 Erik Zabel  Germany MRM s.t.
3 Mark Renshaw  Australia Crédit Agricole s.t.

Jersey progress[edit]

Stage
(Winner)
General classification
Points classification
Mountains classification
Young rider classification
Team classification
0Stage 1
(Robert Förster)
Robert Förster Robert Förster Matej Mugerli Philipp Ludescher Bouygues Télécom
0Stage 2
(Team CSC)
Jens Voigt Andy Schleck Team CSC
0Stage 3
(Erik Zabel)
Erik Zabel Niki Terpstra
0Stage 4
(Damiano Cunego)
José Joaquín Rojas Chris Anker Sørensen
0Stage 5
(David López)
Robert Gesink
0Stage 6
(Gerald Ciolek)
0Stage 7
(Gerald Ciolek)
Erik Zabel
0Stage 8
(Jens Voigt)
0Stage 9
(Gerald Ciolek)

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