North Star Grand Prix

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The North Star Grand Prix is a men's and women's road bicycle racing stage race held each June in Minnesota, United States, as part of the North Star Bicycle Festival. An event was added in North Mankato in 2016. The North Star Grand Prix is one of only four races on the USA Cycling Pro Road Tour The 2010 Grand Prix had six stages: three criteriums, two road races and a time trial.

The event was known as the Nature Valley Grand Prix until 2013, but was renamed following sponsorship changes. The North Star Bicycle Festival is run by volunteers, proceeds going to Special Olympics Minnesota.

Past winners[edit]

Women's Elite/Pro Race[edit]

Cyclist Country Team
2016 Briana Walle  United States Team TIBCO
2015 N/A
2014 Carmen Small  United States Speicalized Lululemon
2013 Shelley Olds  United States Team TIBCO
2012 Carmen Small  United States Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies
2011 Amber Neben  United States HTC-Highroad Women
2010 Shelley Olds  United States Peanut Butter & Co. Twenty12
2009 Kristin Armstrong  United States Cervélo Test Team
2008 Kristin Armstrong  United States Cervélo Lifeforce
2007 Kristin Armstrong  United States Team Lipton
2006 Kristin Armstrong  United States Team Lipton
2005 Christine Thorburn  United States Webcor Builders Women's Cycling Team
2004 Lyne Bessette  Canada Quark
2003 Katie Mactier  Australia Saturn
2002 Laura Van Gilder  United States Trek Plus
2001 Suzanne Sonye  United States Saturn
2000 Rebecca Quinn  United States Shaklee
1999 Odessa Gunn  Canada Timex

Men's Elite/Pro Race[edit]

Cyclist Country Team
2016 Evan Huffman  United States Rally Cycling
2015 Tom Zirbel  United States Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies
2014 Ryan Anderson  United States Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies
2013 Michael Friedman  United States Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies
2012 Tom Zirbel  United States Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies
2011 Jesse Anthony  United States Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies
2010 Rory Sutherland  Australia UnitedHealthcare
2009 Rory Sutherland  Australia OUCH Pro Cycling Team
2008 Rory Sutherland  Australia Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis
2007 Ivan Stević  Serbia Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team
2006 Karl Menzies  Australia Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis
2005 John Lieswyn  United States Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis
2004 Benjamin Jacques-Maynes  United States Sierra Nevada
2003 Trent Klasna  United States Saturn
2002 John Lieswyn  United States 7UP
2001 Frank McCormack  United States Saturn
2000 Robbie Ventura  United States Saturn
1999 Dale Sedgewick  United States NOW Sports

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