2008 Eneco Tour

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2008 Eneco Tour
2008 UCI ProTour, race 11 of 15
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Race details
Dates August 20 to 27
Stages 7
Winning time 26h 27' 07"
Palmares
Winner  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) (Caisse d'Epargne)
Second  Sébastien Rosseler (BEL) (Quick Step)
Third  Michael Rogers (AUS) (Team Columbia)

Points  Jurgen Roelandts (BEL) (Silence-Lotto)
Team Team Columbia
2007
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The 2008 Eneco Tour of Benelux cycling road race takes place from August 20 to August 27, 2008 in the Benelux. Like the previous years, parts of the Netherlands and Belgium are covered. The 18 UCI ProTour teams are participating and two extra teams were invited, namely Cycle Collstrop and Skil-Shimano who were each given a wild card.

Schedule[edit]

Stage Route Distance Date Winner
P Sittard Netherlands > Geleen Netherlands 4.4 km Wednesday, August 20  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP)
1 Beek Netherlands > Roermond Netherlands 175.6 km Thursday, August 21  Tom Boonen (BEL)
2 Roermond Netherlands > Nieuwegein Netherlands 175.0 km Friday, August 22  André Greipel (GER)
3 Nieuwegein Netherlands > Terneuzen Netherlands 189.3 km Saturday, August 23  Daniele Bennati (ITA)
4 Terneuzen Netherlands > Ardooie Belgium 212.4 km Sunday, August 24  Tom Boonen (BEL)
5 Ardooie Belgium > Ostend Belgium 171.8 km Monday, August 25  Carlo Westphal (GER)
6 Maldegem Belgium > Brussels Belgium 184.0 km Tuesday, August 26  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR)
7 (ITT) Mechelen Belgium > Mechelen Belgium 18.8 km Wednesday, August 27  Raivis Belohvoščiks (LAT)

Stages[edit]

Prologue - August 20, 2008[edit]

Prologue Result
Cyclist Team Time
1  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 5' 31"
2  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Crédit Agricole + 0"
3  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia + 1"
General classification after the Prologue
Cyclist Team Time
1  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 5' 31"
2  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Crédit Agricole + 0"
3  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia + 1"

Stage 1 - August 21, 2008[edit]

Stage 1 Result
Cyclist Team Time
1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step 4h 16' 17"
2  Daniele Bennati (ITA) Liquigas s.t.
3  Fabio Sabatini (ITA) Team Milram s.t.
General classification after Stage 1
Cyclist Team Time
1  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 4h 21' 46"
2  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Crédit Agricole + 2"
3  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia + 3"

Stage 2 - August 22, 2008[edit]

Stage 2 Result
Cyclist Team Time
1  André Greipel (GER) Team Columbia 3h 51' 31"
2  Juan José Haedo (ARG) Team CSC Saxo Bank s.t.
3  Robert Förster (GER) Gerolsteiner s.t.
General classification after Stage 2
Cyclist Team Time
1  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 8h 13' 17"
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia + 0"
3  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Crédit Agricole + 1"

Stage 3 - August 23, 2008[edit]

Stage 3 Result
Cyclist Team Time
1  Daniele Bennati (ITA) Liquigas 4h 43' 33"
2  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step s.t.
3  Jurgen Roelandts (BEL) Silence-Lotto s.t.
General classification after Stage 3
Cyclist Team Time
1  Daniele Bennati (ITA) Liquigas 12h 59' 21"
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia + 1"
3  André Greipel (GER) Team Columbia + 4"

Stage 4 - August 24, 2008[edit]

Stage 4 Result
Cyclist Team Time
1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step 5h 00' 35"
2  Kenny van Hummel (NED) Skil-Shimano s.t.
3  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia s.t.
General classification after Stage 4
Cyclist Team Time
1  André Greipel (GER) Team Columbia 17h 59' 51"
2  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia + 2"
3  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step + 7"

Stage 5 - August 25, 2008[edit]

Stage 5 Result
Cyclist Team Time
1  Carlo Westphal (GER) Gerolsteiner 3h 59' 03"
2  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Française des Jeux s.t.
3  Borut Božič (SLO) Cycle Collstrop s.t.
General classification after Stage 5
Cyclist Team Time
1  André Greipel (GER) Team Columbia 21h 57' 26"
2  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne + 11"
3  Jurgen Roelandts (BEL) Silence-Lotto + 12"

Stage 6 - August 26, 2008[edit]

Stage 6 Result
Cyclist Team Time
1  Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR) Team Columbia 4h 07' 20"
2  Jimmy Engoulvent (FRA) Crédit Agricole s.t.
3  Sergei Ivanov (RUS) Astana s.t.
General classification after Stage 6
Cyclist Team Time
1  André Greipel (GER) Team Columbia 26h 04' 46"
2  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne + 11"
3  Jurgen Roelandts (BEL) Silence-Lotto + 12"

Stage 7 - August 27, 2008 (ITT)[edit]

Stage 7 Result
Cyclist Team Time
1  Raivis Belohvoščiks (LAT) Scott-American Beef 22' 04"
2  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne + 6"
3  Sébastien Rosseler (BEL) Quick Step s.t.
General classification after Stage 7
Cyclist Team Time
1  Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 26h 27' 07"
2  Sébastien Rosseler (BEL) Quick Step + 4"
3  Michael Rogers (AUS) Team Columbia + 7"

Points Classification[edit]

The leader of the points classification wears a red jersey.

Points in Prologue[edit]

Although in most stage races, the organisation gives away some points in the prologue, these were not given this year.

Points in Stage 1[edit]

1st Eneco Sprint after (45 km)

First Bram Tankink Netherlands Rabobank 8 Pts. and 3"
Second Floris Goesinnen Netherlands Skil-Shimano 5 Pts. and 2"
Third Iván Gutiérrez Spain Caisse d'Epargne 3 Pts. and 1"

2nd Eneco Sprint after (98 km)

First Bram Tankink Netherlands Rabobank 8 Pts. and 3"
Second Floris Goesinnen Netherlands Skil-Shimano 5 Pts. and 2"
Third Iván Gutiérrez Spain Caisse d'Epargne 3 Pts. and 1"

3rd Eneco Sprint after (156 km)

First Bram Tankink Netherlands Rabobank 8 Pts. and 3"
Second Floris Goesinnen Netherlands Skil-Shimano 5 Pts. and 2"
Third Michiel Elijzen Netherlands Rabobank 3 Pts. and 1"

Finish in Roermond after (175.6 km)

First Tom Boonen Belgium Quick Step 30 Pts. and 10"
Second Daniele Bennati Italy Liquigas 25 Pts. and 6"
Third Fabio Sabatini Italy Team Milram 22 Pts. and 4"
4th Jurgen Roelandts Belgium Silence-Lotto 19 Pts.
5th Heinrich Haussler Germany Gerolsteiner 17 Pts.
6th Edvald Boasson Hagen Norway Team Columbia 15 Pts.
7th Angelo Furlan Italy Crédit Agricole 13 Pts.
8th Kenny van Hummel Netherlands Skil-Shimano 12 Pts.
9th Elia Rigotto Italy Team Milram 11 Pts.
10th Aurélien Clerc Switzerland Bouygues Télécom 10 Pts.

Points in Stage 2[edit]

1st Eneco Sprint after (26 km)

First Edvald Boasson Hagen Norway Team Columbia 8 Pts. and 3"
Second Jurgen Roelandts Belgium Silence-Lotto 5 Pts. and 2"
Third Cyril Lemoine France Crédit Agricole 3 Pts. and 1"

2nd Eneco Sprint after (123 km)

First Ermanno Capelli Italy Scott-American Beef 8 Pts. and 3"
Second Matthé Pronk Netherlands Cycle Collstrop 5 Pts. and 2"
Third Javier Aramendia Spain Euskaltel-Euskadi 3 Pts. and 1"

3rd Eneco Sprint after (155 km)

First Ermanno Capelli Italy Scott-American Beef 8 Pts. and 3"
Second Matthé Pronk Netherlands Cycle Collstrop 5 Pts. and 2"
Third Javier Aramendia Spain Euskaltel-Euskadi 3 Pts. and 1"

Finish in Nieuwegein after (175 km)

First André Greipel Germany Team Columbia 30 Pts. and 10"
Second Juan José Haedo Argentina Team CSC Saxo Bank 25 Pts. and 6"
Third Robert Förster Germany Gerolsteiner 22 Pts. and 4"
4th Kenny van Hummel Netherlands Skil-Shimano 19 Pts.
5th Tom Boonen Belgium Quick Step 17 Pts.
6th Edvald Boasson Hagen Norway Team Columbia 15 Pts.
7th Jurgen Roelandts Belgium Silence-Lotto 13 Pts.
8th Francesco Chicchi Italy Liquigas 12 Pts.
9th David Kopp Germany Cycle Collstrop 11 Pts.
10th Elia Rigotto Italy Team Milram 10 Pts.

Points in Stage 3[edit]

1st Eneco Sprint after (80 km)

First Raúl Alarcón Spain Scott-American Beef 8 Pts. and 3"
Second Matthé Pronk Netherlands Cycle Collstrop 5 Pts. and 2"
Third Aitor Hernández Spain Euskaltel-Euskadi 3 Pts. and 1"

2nd Eneco Sprint after (127 km)

First Laurent Mangel France Ag2r-La Mondiale 8 Pts. and 3"
Second Raúl Alarcón Spain Scott-American Beef 5 Pts. and 2"
Third Matthé Pronk Netherlands Cycle Collstrop 3 Pts. and 1"

3rd Eneco Sprint after (147 km)

First Edvald Boasson Hagen Norway Team Columbia 8 Pts. and 3"
Second André Greipel Germany Team Columbia 5 Pts. and 2"
Third Sébastien Rosseler Belgium Quick Step 3 Pts. and 1"

Finish in Terneuzen after (185 km)

First Daniele Bennati Italy Liquigas 30 Pts. and 10"
Second Tom Boonen Belgium Quick Step 25 Pts. and 6"
Third Jurgen Roelandts Belgium Silence-Lotto 22 Pts. and 4"
4th Kenny van Hummel Netherlands Skil-Shimano 19 Pts.
5th Borut Božič Slovenia Cycle Collstrop 17 Pts.
6th Tom Leezer Netherlands Rabobank 15 Pts.
7th Alberto Curtolo Italy Liquigas 13 Pts.
8th David Kopp Germany Cycle Collstrop 12 Pts.
9th Robert Förster Germany Gerolsteiner 11 Pts.
10th Roger Hammond United Kingdom Team Columbia 10 Pts.

Jersey progress[edit]

Stage
(Winner)
General classification
Points Classification
Team Classification
0Prologue (ITT)
(Iván Gutiérrez)
Iván Gutiérrez not awarded Caisse d'Epargne
0Stage 1
(Tom Boonen)
Tom Boonen
0Stage 2
(André Greipel)
Team Columbia
0Stage 3
(Daniele Bennati)
Daniele Bennati Caisse d'Epargne
0Stage 4
(Tom Boonen)
André Greipel
0Stage 5
(Carlo Westphal)
Jurgen Roelandts Team Columbia
0Stage 6
(Edvald Boasson Hagen)
0Stage 7 (ITT)
(Raivis Belohvoščiks)
Iván Gutiérrez
Final Iván Gutiérrez Jurgen Roelandts Team Columbia

Withdrawals[edit]

All teams were allowed to start with 8 riders. For 20 teams this would create a starting field of 160 riders. Just like previous years however, some teams chose to start with fewer riders, which reduced the number riders on the official starting list to 151. Astana, Bouygues Télécom, Cofidis and Euskaltel-Euskadi started with 7 riders, Gerolsteiner started with 6 riders and only 5 riders were selected for team Lampre.

Stage Rider Team Reason
DNF 1  Dionisio Galparsoro (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi Unknown
DNF 1  Steve Morabito (SUI) Astana Unknown
DNS 2  Gianni Meersman (BEL) Française des Jeux Unknown
DNF 2  André Steensen (DEN) Team CSC Saxo Bank Unknown
DNF 2  Nicolas Crosbie (FRA) Bouygues Télécom Unknown
DNS 3  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Française des Jeux Unknown
DNF 4  Joan Horrach (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne Unknown
DNF 4  Michiel Elijzen (NED) Rabobank Unknown
DNF 4  Stephan Schreck (GER) Gerolsteiner Unknown
DNF 4  Artur Gajek (GER) Team Milram Unknown
DNF 4  Yuriy Krivtsov (UKR) Ag2r-La Mondiale Unknown
DNF 4  Jean-Patrick Nazon (FRA) Ag2r-La Mondiale Unknown
DNF 4  Stéphane Poulhies (FRA) Ag2r-La Mondiale Unknown
DNF 4  Juan José Haedo (ARG) Team CSC Saxo Bank Unknown
DNF 4  Fabio Baldato (ITA) Lampre Injured after crash
DNS 5  Glenn D'Hollander (BEL) Silence-Lotto Unknown
DNS 5  Maarten Tjallingii (NED) Silence-Lotto Unknown
DNS 5  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step Unknown
DNS 5  Thomas Fothen (GER) Gerolsteiner Unknown
DNS 5  Heinrich Haussler (GER) Gerolsteiner Unknown
DNS 5  Daniele Bennati (ITA) Liquigas Unknown
DNS 5  Mickael Delage (FRA) Française des Jeux Unknown
DNS 5  Jelle Vanendert (BEL) Française des Jeux Unknown
DNS 5  Matti Breschel (DEN) Team CSC Saxo Bank Unknown
DNS 5  Jurgen Van Goolen (BEL) Team CSC Saxo Bank Unknown
DNS 5  Aurélien Clerc (SUI) Bouygues Télécom Unknown
DNS 5  Olivier Bonnaire (FRA) Bouygues Télécom Unknown
DNF 5  Mathieu Drujon (FRA) Caisse d'Epargne Unknown
DNF 5  Claudio Corioni (ITA) Liquigas Unknown
DNF 5  Enrico Franzoi (ITA) Liquigas Unknown
DNF 5  Sergey Lagutin (UZB) Cycle Collstrop Unknown
DNF 5  Jeremy Hunt (GBR) Crédit Agricole Unknown
DNF 5  Christophe Kern (FRA) Crédit Agricole Unknown
DNF 5  Cyril Lemoine (FRA) Crédit Agricole Unknown
DNF 5  Yannick Talabardon (FRA) Crédit Agricole Unknown
DNS 6  Sebastian Siedler (GER) Skil-Shimano Unknown
DNS 6  Dennis Haueisen (GER) Team Milram Unknown

UCI ProTour Points[edit]

The Eneco Tour of Benelux 2008 is part of the UCI ProTour and so the riders can earn UCI ProTour Points. Below is states which riders won points and where. Because the Eneco Tour of Benelux 2008 is a smaller stage race the points given are 3, 2 and 1 for the first three in each stage result. At the end of the tour, the top 10 in the standings receive points accorded as follows: 50, 40, 35, 30, 25, 20, 15, 10, 5 and 2.

Stage Results[edit]

Stage Route First (3 Points) Second (2 Points) Third (1 Points)
P Sittard NetherlandsGeleen Netherlands Iván Gutiérrez Spain Cyril Lemoine France Edvald Boasson Hagen Norway
1 Beek NetherlandsRoermond Netherlands Tom Boonen Belgium Daniele Bennati Italy Fabio Sabatini Italy
2 Roermond NetherlandsNieuwegein Netherlands André Greipel Germany Juan José Haedo Argentina Robert Förster Germany
3 Nieuwegein NetherlandsTerneuzen Netherlands Daniele Bennati Italy Tom Boonen Belgium Jurgen Roelandts Belgium
4 Terneuzen NetherlandsArdooie Belgium Tom Boonen Belgium No UCI ProTour points awarded
for Kenny van Hummel Netherlands (Skil-Shimano)
Edvald Boasson Hagen Norway
5 Ardooie BelgiumOstend Belgium Carlo Westphal Germany Yauheni Hutarovich Belarus No UCI ProTour points awarded
for Borut Božič Slovenia (Cycle Collstrop)
6 Maldegem BelgiumBrussels Belgium Edvald Boasson Hagen Norway Jimmy Engoulvent France Sergei Ivanov Russia
7 (ITT) Mechelen BelgiumMechelen Belgium Raivis Belohvoščiks Latvia Iván Gutiérrez Spain Sébastien Rosseler Belgium

Overall Result[edit]

Cyclist Points
1 Iván Gutiérrez Spain 50
2 Sébastien Rosseler Belgium 40
3 Michael Rogers Australia 35
4 Stijn Devolder Belgium 30
5 André Greipel Germany 25
6 Joost Posthuma Netherlands 20
7 Servais Knaven Netherlands 15
8 Bram Tankink Netherlands 10
9 Jurgen Roelandts Belgium 5
10 Piet Rooijakkers Netherlands No UCI ProTour points awarded (Skil-Shimano)

Summary[edit]

Cyclist Nation Team Points
1 Iván Gutiérrez  Spain Caisse d'Epargne 55
2 Sébastien Rosseler  Belgium Quick Step 41
3 Michael Rogers  Australia Team Columbia 35
4 Stijn Devolder  Belgium Quick Step 30
5 André Greipel  Germany Team Columbia 28
6 Joost Posthuma  Netherlands Rabobank 20
7 Servais Knaven  Netherlands Team Columbia 15
8 Bram Tankink  Netherlands Rabobank 10
9 Tom Boonen  Belgium Quick Step 8
10 Jurgen Roelandts  Belgium Silence-Lotto 6
11 Daniele Bennati  Italy Liquigas 5
= Edvald Boasson Hagen  Norway Team Columbia 5
13 Raivis Belohvoščiks  Latvia Scott-American Beef 3
= Carlo Westphal  Germany Gerolsteiner 3
15 Jimmy Engoulvent  France Crédit Agricole 2
= Juan José Haedo  Argentina Team CSC Saxo Bank 2
= Yauheni Hutarovich  Belarus Française des Jeux 2
= Cyril Lemoine  France Crédit Agricole 2
19 Robert Förster  Germany Gerolsteiner 1
= Sergei Ivanov  Russia Astana 1
= Fabio Sabatini  Italy Team Milram 1

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