2014 French Road Cycling Cup

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The 2014 French Road Cycling Cup is the 23rd edition of the French Road Cycling Cup.

Compared to the previous edition, the same races are to be held, with the only change the Tour de la Somme, which moved from September to early May. The defending champion from the last two seasons was Samuel Dumoulin and is succeeded by Julien Simon, who clinched the title on September 21 after the Grand Prix d'Isbergues when he obtained a 64-point lead over Dumoulin, with only 50 points left to earn.

Events[edit]

Date Event Winner Team Series leader Leading Team
2 February Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise  Kenneth Vanbilsen (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise  Baptiste Planckaert (BEL) Roubaix–Lille Métropole
22 March Classic Loire Atlantique  Alexis Gougeard (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale  Alexis Gougeard (FRA)
23 March Cholet-Pays de Loire  Tom Van Asbroeck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise Ag2r–La Mondiale
4 April Route Adélie  Bryan Coquard (FRA) Team Europcar  Julien Simon (FRA)
15 April Paris–Camembert  Bryan Coquard (FRA) Team Europcar  Bryan Coquard (FRA)
17 April Grand Prix de Denain  Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr
19 April Tour du Finistère  Antoine Demoitié (BEL) Wallonie-Bruxelles  Julien Simon (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement
20 April Tro-Bro Léon  Adrien Petit (FRA) Cofidis
4 May Tour de la Somme  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Ag2r–La Mondiale
31 May Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan  Julien Simon (FRA) Cofidis
1 June Boucles de l'Aulne  Alexis Gougeard (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale
3 August Polynormande  Jan Ghyselinck (BEL) Wanty–Groupe Gobert
24 August Châteauroux Classic  Iljo Keisse (BEL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
14 September Tour du Doubs  Rein Taaramäe (EST) Cofidis
21 September Grand Prix d'Isbergues  Arnaud Démare (FRA) FDJ.fr
5 October Tour de Vendée  Armindo Fonseca (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement

Final Points standings[edit]

Individual[edit]

In order to be eligible for the classification, riders either had to be French or competed for a French-licensed team.

Pos. Rider Team Points
1  Julien Simon (FRA) Cofidis 194
2  Samuel Dumoulin (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale 121
3  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Ag2r–La Mondiale 118
4  Armindo Fonseca (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement 106
5  Alexis Gougeard (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale 100
6  Bryan Coquard (FRA) Team Europcar 100
7  Baptiste Planckaert (BEL) Roubaix–Lille Métropole 62
8  Benoît Jarrier (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement 61
9  Laurent Pichon (FRA) FDJ.fr 60
10  Rémy Di Gregorio (FRA) Team La Pomme Marseille 13 53

Young rider classification[edit]

In order to be eligible for the classification, riders had to be younger than 25 and either had to be French or competed for a French-licensed team.

Pos. Rider Team Points
1  Armindo Fonseca (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement 106
2  Alexis Gougeard (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale 100
3  Bryan Coquard (FRA) Team Europcar 100
4  Benoît Jarrier (FRA) Bretagne–Séché Environnement 61
5  Adrien Petit (FRA) Cofidis 50
6  Arnaud Démare (FRA) FDJ.fr 50
7  Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) FDJ.fr 50
8  Flavien Dassonville (FRA) BigMat–Auber 93 47
9  Quentin Jauregui (FRA) Roubaix–Lille Métropole 44
10  Olivier Le Gac (FRA) FDJ.fr 35

Teams[edit]

Only French teams are eligible to be classified in the teams classification.

Pos. Team Points
1 Bretagne–Séché Environnement 141
2 Ag2r–La Mondiale 125
3 Roubaix–Lille Métropole 116
4 Cofidis 111
5 FDJ.fr 102
6 Team Europcar 99
7 Team La Pomme Marseille 13 86
8 BigMat–Auber 93 74

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