After winning the Cox Charities Cycling Classic, Kyle Wamsley (Colavita/Sutter Home) earned back-to-back USA Cycling NRC victories, earning the GC in the four-stage Fitchburg Longsjo Classic, July 3-6. Catherine Cheatley (Cheerwine) came away with the women’s victory.
With 18 men’s races and 20 women’s events on the 2008 NRC now complete, no major changes in the men’s individual standings. Rory Sutherland (Health Net-Maxxis) continues to hold a commanding lead and Teddy King (Bissell) leapfrogged his teammate Ben Jacques-Maynes to move up to the second spot. In the team competition, Colavita-Sutter Home moved up to the second spot behind Health Net-Maxxis.
Catherine Cheatley (Cheerwine) takes over as the current women’s leader and Tina Pic (Colavita/Sutter Home) moved up 3 spots to take the second position. Cheerwine Professional Cycling Team still holds a commanding lead in the women’s team classification.
The top 5 are:
Men’s Individual Standings
1. Rory Sutherland (AUS/Health Net-Maxxis) 1396
2. Ted King (Brentwood, N.H./Bissell) 723
3. Ben Jacques-Maynes (Watsonville, Calif./Bissell) 643
4. Anthony Colby (Durango, Colo./Colavita-Sutter Home) 589
5. John Murphy (Athens, Ga./Healthnet-Maxxis) 524
Men’s Team Standings
1. Health Net Pro Cycling Team presented by Maxxis 2656
2. Colavita/Sutter Home Men’s Cycling Team presented by Cooking Light 2118
3. Bissell Pro Cycling Team 2090
4. Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team 1520
5. Successfulliving.com presented by Parkpre 1271
Women’s Individual Standings
1. Catherine Cheatley (NZL/Cheerwine) 852
2. Tina Pic (Dahlonega, Ga./Colavita-Sutter Home) 849
3. Laura Van Gilder (Cresco, Pa./Cheerwine) 828
4. Anne Samplonius (CAN/Cheerwine) 805
5. Joanne Kiesanowski (NZL/Team Tibco) 770
Women’s Team Standings
1. Cheerwine Professional Cycling Team 3753
2. Aaron’s Cycling Team 2316
3. Colavita/Sutter Home Women’s Cycling Team presented by Cooking Light 2266
4. Team Tibco 1920
5. Valuact Capitol Cycling Team 1148
For complete 2008 NRC Individual and Team Standings, click here.
The next race on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar will be the 2.3-rated Cascade Cycling Classic in Bend, Ore., July 9-13. The Louisville Metro Police Foundation Crit is also quickly approaching on July 12.