2009–10 UCI Europe Tour
|Sixth edition of the UCI Europe Tour|
|Dates||18 October 2009–17 October 2010|
|Individual champion||Giovanni Visconti (ITA) (ISD-NERI)|
The points leader, based on the cumulative results of previous races, wears the UCI Europe Tour cycling jersey. Giovanni Visconti of Italy was the defending champion of the 2008–09 UCI Europe Tour and was crowned as the 2009–10 UCI Europe Tour.
Throughout the season, points are awarded to the top finishers of stages within stage races and the final general classification standings of each of the stages races and one-day events. The quality and complexity of a race also determines how many points are awarded to the top finishers, the higher the UCI rating of a race, the more points are awarded.
The UCI ratings from highest to lowest are as follows:
- Multi-day events: 2.HC, 2.1 and 2.2
- One-day events: 1.HC, 1.1 and 1.2
|Date||Race Name||Location||UCI Rating||Winner||Team|
|18 October||Chrono des Nations||France||1.1||Alexandre Vinokourov (KAZ)||Astana|
There is a competition for the rider, team and country with the most points gained from winning or achieving a high place in the above races.
|1||Giovanni Visconti (ITA)||787|
|2||Stefan van Dijk (NED)||653|
|3||Riccardo Riccò (ITA)||569|
|4||Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA)||493|
|5||Romain Feillu (FRA)||482|
|6||Marco Marcato (ITA)||457|
|7||Jens Keukeleire (BEL)||378|
|8||Sergio Pardilla (ESP)||363|
|9||Francisco Ventoso (ESP)||361|
|10||Enrico Rossi (ITA)||360|