French Road Cycling Cup

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French Road Cycling Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2019 French Road Cycling Cup
SportRoad bicycle racing
Founded1992
CountryFrance
Most recent
champion(s)
Marc Sarreau (2019)
Most titlesSamuel Dumoulin
(3 wins)

The French Road Cycling Cup (English for Coupe de France de cyclisme sur route) is a road bicycle racing competition under the Fédération Francaise de Cyclisme (French Cycling Federation) each year since 1992. It consists of a number of one-day races in France each year. Each of these races is open for all riders, but until 2015 only French riders and riders who were part of a French team were able to score points for the French Road Cycling Cup. As of 2016, all riders score points. The team competition remains a contest between the French teams only.

Points system[edit]

For the individual rankings, points are awarded to all eligible riders each race according to the following table:

Points distribution
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Points 50 35 25 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 5 3 3 3

Each race, the positions of the first three riders of each French team are added to give the team position. The team with the lowest team position is the winner of the team competition for that race. E.g.: a team having their first three riders all on the podium will have a team position score of 1+2+3=6 and since no other team will have a lower team position, this team will win 12 points for the team standings. Note that only French teams can score points.

Team points distribution
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Points 12 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Winners[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Year Country Rider Team
1992  France Jean-Cyril Robin Castorama
1993  France Thierry Claveyrolat GAN
1994  France Ronan Pensec Novemail-Histor
1995  France Armand De Las Cuevas Castorama
1996  France Stéphane Heulot GAN
1997  France Nicolas Jalabert Cofidis
1998  France Pascal Lino BigMat–Auber 93
1999  Estonia Jaan Kirsipuu Casino–Ag2r Prévoyance
2000  France Patrice Halgand Jean Delatour
2001  France Laurent Brochard Jean Delatour
2002  France Franck Bouyer Bonjour
2003  Estonia Jaan Kirsipuu AG2R Prévoyance
2004  Norway Thor Hushovd Crédit Agricole
2005  Belgium Philippe Gilbert Française des Jeux
2006  France Lloyd Mondory AG2R Prévoyance
2007  France Sébastien Chavanel Française des Jeux
2008  France Jérôme Pineau Bouygues Télécom
2009  France Jimmy Casper Besson Chaussures–Sojasun
2010  Colombia Leonardo Duque Cofidis
2011  France Tony Gallopin Cofidis
2012  France Samuel Dumoulin Cofidis
2013  France Samuel Dumoulin Ag2r–La Mondiale
2014  France Julien Simon Cofidis
2015  France Nacer Bouhanni Cofidis
2016  France Samuel Dumoulin AG2R La Mondiale
2017  France Laurent Pichon Fortuneo–Vital Concept[a]
Fortuneo–Oscaro[a]
2018  France Hugo Hofstetter Cofidis
2019  France Marc Sarreau Groupama–FDJ

Young riders[edit]

Year Country Rider Team
2002  France Sandy Casar Française des Jeux
2003  France Sylvain Chavanel Brioches La Boulangère
2004  France Jérôme Pineau Brioches La Boulangère
2005  Belgium Philippe Gilbert Française des Jeux
2006  France Lloyd Mondory AG2R Prévoyance
2007  France Romain Feillu Agritubel
2008  France Anthony Ravard Agritubel
2009  France Romain Feillu Agritubel
2010  France Florian Vachon Bretagne–Schuller
2011  France Tony Gallopin Cofidis
2012  France Arnaud Démare FDJ–BigMat
2013  France Bryan Coquard Vendée U
2014  France Armindo Fonseca Bretagne–Séché Environnement
2015  France Nacer Bouhanni Cofidis
2016  France Bryan Coquard Direct Énergie
2017  France David Gaudu FDJ
2018  France Hugo Hofstetter Cofidis
2019  France Benoît Cosnefroy AG2R La Mondiale

Teams[edit]

Season Team
1992 Z
1993 GAN
1994 Castorama
1995 GAN
1996 GAN
1997 Française des Jeux
1998 Casino–Ag2r
1999 Française des Jeux
2000 Crédit Agricole
2001 Jean Delatour
2002 Bonjour
2003 Brioches La Boulangère
2004 Crédit Agricole
2005 Française des Jeux
2006 Bouygues Télécom
2007 Crédit Agricole
2008 Française des Jeux
2009 Française des Jeux
2010 Bretagne–Schuller
2011 FDJ
2012 Bretagne–Schuller
2013 FDJ.fr
2014 Bretagne–Séché Environnement
2015 Bretagne–Séché Environnement
2016 HP BTP–Auber93
2017 Fortuneo–Vital Concept[a]
Fortuneo–Oscaro[a]
2018 Cofidis
2019 AG2R La Mondiale

Statistics[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Team known as Fortuneo–Vital Concept until 30 June, when they became Fortuneo–Oscaro.

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