2015 BMC Racing Team season

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BMC Racing Team
2015 season
UCI codeBMC
StatusUCI ProTeam
ManagerJim Ochowicz
Main sponsor(s)BMC Switzerland
BasedUnited States
BicyclesBMC
GroupsetShimano
Season victories
One-day races4
Stage race overall3
Stage race stages23
National Championships2
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The 2015 season for the BMC Racing Team began in January with the Tour Down Under. As a UCI WorldTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.

Team roster[edit]

As of 1 January 2015
Rider Date of birth
 Darwin Atapuma (COL) (1988-01-15)January 15, 1988 (aged 26)
 Brent Bookwalter (USA) (1984-02-16)February 16, 1984 (aged 30)
 Marcus Burghardt (GER) (1983-06-30)June 30, 1983 (aged 31)
 Damiano Caruso (ITA) (1987-08-12)August 12, 1987 (aged 27)
 Alessandro De Marchi (ITA) (1986-05-19)May 19, 1986 (aged 28)
 Rohan Dennis (AUS) (1990-05-28)May 28, 1990 (aged 24)
 Silvan Dillier (SUI) (1990-08-03)August 3, 1990 (aged 24)
 Jempy Drucker (LUX) (1986-09-03)September 3, 1986 (aged 28)
 Cadel Evans[N 1] (AUS) (1977-02-14)February 14, 1977 (aged 37)
 Campbell Flakemore (AUS) (1992-08-06)August 6, 1992 (aged 22)
 Philippe Gilbert (BEL) (1982-07-05)July 5, 1982 (aged 32)
 Ben Hermans (BEL) (1986-06-08)June 8, 1986 (aged 28)
 Stefan Küng (SUI) (1993-11-16)November 16, 1993 (aged 21)
 Klaas Lodewyck (BEL) (1988-03-24)March 24, 1988 (aged 26)
 Amaël Moinard (FRA) (1982-02-02)February 2, 1982 (aged 32)
Rider Date of birth
 Daniel Oss (ITA) (1987-01-13)January 13, 1987 (aged 27)
 Taylor Phinney (USA) (1990-06-27)June 27, 1990 (aged 24)
 Manuel Quinziato (ITA) (1979-10-30)October 30, 1979 (aged 35)
 Joey Rosskopf (USA) (1989-09-05)September 5, 1989 (aged 25)
 Samuel Sánchez (ESP) (1978-02-05)February 5, 1978 (aged 36)
 Michael Schär (SUI) (1986-09-29)September 29, 1986 (aged 28)
 Manuel Senni (ITA) (1992-03-11)March 11, 1992 (aged 22)
 Peter Stetina (USA) (1987-08-08)August 8, 1987 (aged 27)
 Dylan Teuns (BEL) (1992-03-01)March 1, 1992 (aged 22)
 Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) (1985-05-17)May 17, 1985 (aged 29)
 Tejay van Garderen (USA) (1988-08-12)August 12, 1988 (aged 26)
 Peter Velits (SVK) (1985-08-12)August 12, 1985 (aged 29)
 Loïc Vliegen[N 2] (BEL) (1993-12-20)December 20, 1993 (aged 21)
 Danilo Wyss (SUI) (1985-08-26)August 26, 1985 (aged 29)
 Rick Zabel (GER) (1993-12-07)December 7, 1993 (aged 21)
  1. ^ Evans retired from cycling on February 1.[1]
  2. ^ Vliegen joined the team on July 1.

Season victories[edit]

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
22 January Tour Down Under, Stage 3 UCI World Tour  Rohan Dennis (AUS)  Australia Paracombe
25 January Tour Down Under, Overall UCI World Tour  Rohan Dennis (AUS)  Australia
25 January Tour Down Under, Young rider classification UCI World Tour  Rohan Dennis (AUS)  Australia
7 February Dubai Tour, Teams classification UCI Asia Tour [N 1]  United Arab Emirates
22 February Tour of Oman, Teams classification UCI Asia Tour [N 2]  Oman
22 February Tour du Haut Var, Points classification UCI Europe Tour  Philippe Gilbert (BEL)  France
13 March Tirreno–Adriatico, Stage 3 UCI World Tour  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)  Italy Arezzo
26 March Volta a Catalunya, Stage 4 UCI World Tour  Tejay van Garderen (USA)  Spain La Molina
29 March Volta a Catalunya, Teams classification UCI World Tour [N 3]  Spain
4 April Volta Limburg Classic UCI Europe Tour  Stefan Küng (SUI)  Netherlands Eijsden
15 April Brabantse Pijl UCI Europe Tour  Ben Hermans (BEL)  Belgium Overijse
1 May Tour de Romandie, Stage 4 UCI World Tour  Stefan Küng (SUI)   Switzerland Fribourg
3 May Tour de Yorkshire, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Ben Hermans (BEL)  United Kingdom Leeds
17 May Tour of California, Mountains classification UCI America Tour  Daniel Oss (ITA)  United States
21 May Giro d'Italia, Stage 12 UCI World Tour  Philippe Gilbert (BEL)  Italy Vicenza (Monte Berico)
28 May Giro d'Italia, Stage 18 UCI World Tour  Philippe Gilbert (BEL)  Italy Verbania
31 May Tour of Belgium, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)  Belgium St. Vith
31 May Tour of Belgium, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)  Belgium
31 May Tour of Belgium, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 4]  Belgium
9 June Critérium du Dauphiné, Stage 3 UCI World Tour Team time trial[N 5]  France Montagny
4 July Tour de France, Stage 1 UCI World Tour  Rohan Dennis (AUS)  Netherlands Utrecht
4 July Tour of Austria, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Rick Zabel (GER)  Austria Judendorf-Straßengel
12 July Tour de France, Stage 9 UCI World Tour Team time trial[N 6]  France Plumelec
12 July Tour of Austria, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 7]  Austria
17 July Tour de France, Stage 13 UCI World Tour  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)  France Rodez
22 July Grand Prix Pino Cerami UCI Europe Tour  Philippe Gilbert (BEL)  Belgium Frameries
27 July Tour de Wallonie, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Philippe Gilbert (BEL)  Belgium Namur
2 August RideLondon–Surrey Classic UCI Europe Tour  Jempy Drucker (LUX)  United Kingdom London
9 August Tour of Utah, Points classification UCI America Tour  Brent Bookwalter (USA)  United States
15 August Arctic Race of Norway, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Ben Hermans (BEL)  Norway Målselv
16 August Eneco Tour, Stage 7 UCI World Tour  Manuel Quinziato (ITA)  Belgium Geraardsbergen
16 August Arctic Race of Norway, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Silvan Dillier (SUI)  Norway Narvik
16 August Arctic Race of Norway, Young rider classification UCI Europe Tour  Silvan Dillier (SUI)  Norway
16 August Arctic Race of Norway, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 8]  Norway
17 August USA Pro Challenge, Stage 1 UCI America Tour  Taylor Phinney (USA)  United States Steamboat Springs
18 August USA Pro Challenge, Stage 2 UCI America Tour  Brent Bookwalter (USA)  United States Arapahoe Basin
20 August USA Pro Challenge, Stage 4 UCI America Tour  Rohan Dennis (AUS)  United States Breckenridge
21 August USA Pro Challenge, Stage 5 UCI America Tour  Rohan Dennis (AUS)  United States Breckenridge
22 August Vuelta a España, Stage 1 UCI World Tour Team time trial[N 9]  Spain Marbella
23 August USA Pro Challenge, Overall UCI America Tour  Rohan Dennis (AUS)  United States
23 August USA Pro Challenge, Mountains classification UCI America Tour  Rohan Dennis (AUS)  United States
23 August USA Pro Challenge, Teams classification UCI America Tour [N 10]  United States
5 September Vuelta a España, Stage 14 UCI World Tour  Alessandro De Marchi (ITA)  Spain Alto Campoo
September 20 UCI Road World Championships, Team time trial UCI World Tour [N 11]  United States Richmond

National, Continental and World champions 2015[edit]

Date Discipline Jersey Rider Country Location
24 June Swiss National Time Trial Champion
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 Silvan Dillier (SUI)   Switzerland Epalinges
28 June Swiss National Road Race Champion
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 Danilo Wyss (SUI)   Switzerland Steinmaur

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The riders on the squad were Philippe Gilbert, Brent Bookwalter, Marcus Burghardt, Stefan Küng, Klaas Lodewyck, Daniel Oss, Manuel Quinziato and Rick Zabel
  2. ^ The riders on the squad were Tejay van Garderen, Damiano Caruso, Alessandro De Marchi, Ben Hermans, Michael Schär, Dylan Teuns, Greg Van Avermaet and Peter Velits
  3. ^ The riders on the squad were Tejay van Garderen, Samuel Sánchez, Peter Stetina, Darwin Atapuma, Ben Hermans, Amaël Moinard, Dylan Teuns and Manuel Senni
  4. ^ The riders on the squad were Dylan Teuns, Rohan Dennis, Jempy Drucker, Campbell Flakemore, Manuel Senni, Manuel Quinziato, Michael Schär and Greg Van Avermaet
  5. ^ The riders on the squad were Tejay van Garderen, Rohan Dennis, Daniel Oss, Manuel Quinziato, Joey Rosskopf, Michael Schär, Samuel Sánchez and Dylan Teuns
  6. ^ The riders on the squad were Tejay van Garderen, Damiano Caruso, Rohan Dennis, Daniel Oss, Manuel Quinziato, Samuel Sánchez, Michael Schär, Greg Van Avermaet and Danilo Wyss
  7. ^ The riders on the squad were Brent Bookwalter, Ben Hermans, Amaël Moinard, Joey Rosskopf, Manuel Senni, Dylan Teuns, Peter Velits and Rick Zabel
  8. ^ The riders on the squad were Ben Hermans, Tom Bohli, Silvan Dillier, Campbell Flakemore, Floris Gerts and Dylan Teuns
  9. ^ The riders on the squad were Samuel Sánchez, Darwin Atapuma, Marcus Burghardt, Alessandro De Marchi, Jempy Drucker, Amaël Moinard, Joey Rosskopf, Tejay van Garderen, and Peter Velits
  10. ^ The riders on the squad were Rohan Dennis, Brent Bookwalter, Damiano Caruso, Kilian Frankiny, Taylor Phinney, Michael Schär, Manuel Senni and Peter Stetina
  11. ^ The riders on the squad were Rohan Dennis, Silvan Dillier, Stefan Küng, Daniel Oss, Taylor Phinney, and Manuel Quinziato

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cadel Evans finishes fifth in final race before retirement as Gianni Meersman takes victory". Sky Sports. 8 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Transfers: BMC sign Damiano Caruso". cyclingnews.com. 5 August 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Transfert - Alessandro de Marchi chez BMC en 2015" [Transfer - Alessandro de Marchi at BMC in 2015]. Le Matin (Switzerland) (in French). Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Jempy Drucker signs for BMC". cyclingnews.com. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  5. ^ Wynn, Nigel (1 October 2014). "Steve Cummings signs to MTN-Qhubeka". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Gallery: Thor Hushovd's career in photos". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 20 September 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Nerz to Team Bora in 2015". cyclingnews.com. 15 September 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  8. ^ Windsor, Richard (11 December 2014). "IAM Cycling announce 2015 lineup, with 10 new signings". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 8 February 2015.

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