2014 BMC Racing Team season

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2014 BMC Racing Team season
Manager Jim Ochowicz
One-day victories 2
Stage race overall victories 4
Stage race stage victories 14
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The 2014 season for the BMC Racing Team is scheduled to begin in January with the Tour de San Luis. As a UCI ProTeam, they are automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.

Team roster[edit]

As of August 3, 2014.[1] view · edit · talk
Rider Date of birth
 Darwin Atapuma (COL) (1988-01-15)January 15, 1988 (aged 25)
 Alessandro Ballan[N 1] (ITA) (1979-11-06)November 6, 1979 (aged 34)
 Brent Bookwalter (USA) (1984-02-16)February 16, 1984 (aged 29)
 Marcus Burghardt (GER) (1983-06-30)June 30, 1983 (aged 30)
 Steve Cummings (GBR) (1981-03-19)March 19, 1981 (aged 32)
 Rohan Dennis[N 2] (AUS) (1990-05-28)May 28, 1990 (aged 23)
 Silvan Dillier (SUI) (1990-08-03)August 3, 1990 (aged 23)
 Yannick Eijssen (BEL) (1989-06-26)June 26, 1989 (aged 24)
 Cadel Evans (AUS) (1977-02-14)February 14, 1977 (aged 36)
 Philippe Gilbert (BEL) (1982-07-05)July 5, 1982 (aged 31)
 Ben Hermans (BEL) (1986-06-08)June 8, 1986 (aged 27)
 Thor Hushovd (NOR) (1978-01-18)January 18, 1978 (aged 35)
 Martin Kohler (SUI) (1985-07-17)July 17, 1985 (aged 28)
 Sebastian Lander (DEN) (1991-03-11)March 11, 1991 (aged 22)
 Klaas Lodewyck (BEL) (1988-03-24)March 24, 1988 (aged 25)
Rider Date of birth
 Amaël Moinard (FRA) (1982-02-02)February 2, 1982 (aged 31)
 Steve Morabito (SUI) (1983-01-30)January 30, 1983 (aged 30)
 Dominik Nerz (GER) (1989-08-25)August 25, 1989 (aged 24)
 Daniel Oss (ITA) (1987-01-13)January 13, 1987 (aged 26)
 Taylor Phinney (USA) (1990-06-27)June 27, 1990 (aged 23)
 Manuel Quinziato (ITA) (1979-10-30)October 30, 1979 (aged 34)
 Samuel Sánchez[N 3] (ESP) (1978-02-05)February 5, 1978 (aged 35)
 Michael Schär (SUI) (1986-09-29)September 29, 1986 (aged 27)
 Peter Stetina (USA) (1987-08-08)August 8, 1987 (aged 26)
 Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) (1985-05-17)May 17, 1985 (aged 28)
 Tejay van Garderen (USA) (1988-08-12)August 12, 1988 (aged 25)
 Peter Velits (SVK) (1985-08-12)August 12, 1985 (aged 28)
 Larry Warbasse (USA) (1990-06-28)June 28, 1990 (aged 23)
 Danilo Wyss (SUI) (1985-08-26)August 26, 1985 (aged 28)
 Rick Zabel (GER) (1993-12-07)December 7, 1993 (aged 20)
  1. ^ Ballan was fired by the team on January 17, following his two-year doping ban.[2]
  2. ^ Dennis joined the team on August 1.[3]
  3. ^ Sánchez joined the team on February 2.[4]

Season victories[edit]

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
January 23 Tour Down Under, Stage 3 UCI World Tour  Evans, CadelCadel Evans (AUS)  Australia Campbelltown
February 5 Dubai Tour, Stage 1 UCI Asia Tour  Phinney, TaylorTaylor Phinney (USA)  United Arab Emirates Dubai
February 8 Dubai Tour, Overall UCI Asia Tour  Phinney, TaylorTaylor Phinney (USA)  United Arab Emirates
February 8 Dubai Tour, Young rider classification UCI Asia Tour  Phinney, TaylorTaylor Phinney (USA)  United Arab Emirates
February 15 Tour Méditerranéen, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Cummings, SteveSteve Cummings (GBR)  France Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
February 16 Tour Méditerranéen, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Cummings, SteveSteve Cummings (GBR)  France
February 16 Tour Méditerranéen, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 1]  France
February 23 Tour du Haut Var, Stage 2 UCI Europe Tour  Moinard, AmaëlAmaël Moinard (FRA)  France Draguignan
March 27 Volta a Catalunya, Stage 4 UCI World Tour  van Garderen, TejayTejay van Garderen (USA)  Spain Vallter 2000Setcases
April 12 Tour of the Basque Country, Teams classification UCI World Tour [N 2]  Spain
April 16 Brabantse Pijl UCI Europe Tour  Gilbert, PhilippePhilippe Gilbert (BEL)  Belgium Overijse
April 20 Amstel Gold Race UCI World Tour  Gilbert, PhilippePhilippe Gilbert (BEL)  Netherlands Valkenburg
April 22 Giro del Trentino, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour Team time trial[N 3]  Italy Arco
April 24 Giro del Trentino, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Evans, CadelCadel Evans (AUS)  Italy Roncone
April 25 Giro del Trentino, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Evans, CadelCadel Evans (AUS)  Italy
May 4 Tour de Romandie, Sprints classification UCI World Tour  Kohler, MartinMartin Kohler (SUI)   Switzerland
May 15 Tour of California, Stage 5 UCI America Tour  Phinney, TaylorTaylor Phinney (USA)  United States Santa Barbara
May 18 Tour de Picardie, Mountains classification UCI Europe Tour  Gilbert, PhilippePhilippe Gilbert (BEL)  France
June 1 Tour of Belgium, Points classification UCI Europe Tour  Gilbert, PhilippePhilippe Gilbert (BEL)  Belgium
June 18 Ster ZLM Toer, Prologue UCI Europe Tour  Gilbert, PhilippePhilippe Gilbert (BEL)  Netherlands Bladel
June 21 Ster ZLM Toer, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Gilbert, PhilippePhilippe Gilbert (BEL)  Netherlands La Gileppe
June 22 Ster ZLM Toer, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Gilbert, PhilippePhilippe Gilbert (BEL)  Netherlands
July 30 Tour de Wallonie, Young rider classification UCI Europe Tour  Dillier, SilvanSilvan Dillier (SUI)  Belgium
August 5 Tour of Utah, Stage 2 UCI America Tour  Schär, MichaelMichael Schär (SUI)  United States Torrey
August 9 Tour of Utah, Stage 6 UCI America Tour  Evans, CadelCadel Evans (AUS)  United States Snowbird
August 10 Tour of Utah, Stage 7 UCI America Tour  Evans, CadelCadel Evans (AUS)  United States Park City
August 15 Eneco Tour, Stage 6 UCI World Tour  Van Avermaet, GregGreg Van Avermaet (BEL)  Belgium Geraardsbergen

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BMC Racing Team (BMC) – USA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ Wynn, Nigel (January 17, 2014). "Alessandro Ballan sacked by BMC after doping ban". Cycling Weekly (IPC Media). Retrieved January 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Dennis to ride Vuelta a España for BMC after leaving Garmin". cyclingnews.com. August 1, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Samuel Sanchez joins BMC Racing for 2014". VeloNews (Competitor Group, Inc.). February 2, 2014. Retrieved February 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Darwin Atapuma signs for BMC as American team buy into Colombian climbing revolution". Sky Sports (BSkyB). 4 September 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "BMC Racing Team Signs Ben Hermans". BMC Racing Team (BMC Trading). 10 October 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Peter Stetina signs with BMC". Cyclingnews.com (Future plc). August 14, 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Peter Velits leaving Omega Pharma-Quickstep for BMC Racing". Sky Sports (BSkyB). 10 August 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  9. ^ Daniel Benson (27 October 2013). "Blythe Out Of BMC And Signs For NFTO". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  10. ^ "Chavanel, Frank among transfers to IAM Cycling". VeloNews (Competitor Group, Inc.). 22 August 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  11. ^ Ryan, Barry (4 October 2013). "Pinotti to retire at the end of the season". Cycling News. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  12. ^ "Santaromita joins Orica-GreenEdge for 2014". VeloNews (Competitor Group, Inc.). 12 August 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014.