Zirbel and Powers lead NRC Standings

Posted on 07. Jul, 2009 by in news

After a third-place overall finish and a stage win at Fitchburg Longsjo Classic, Tom Zirbel (BISSELL) takes over the NRC overall men’s standings lead with 14 of 25 men’s events complete, moving from 3rd place last week to the top spot. Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Colavita/Sutter Home) drops down to second spot only 17 points down.

Alison Powers (Team Type I) still has a commanding lead in the women’s individual standings with 13 of the 19 women’s events completed, with Kristin Armstrong (Cervelo TestTeam) holding to second spot.

No changes in the team standings as Colavita-Sutter Home p/b Cooking Light leads the men’s team standings while Team Type I remained in the top spot on the women’s side.

After 14 events in the men’s calendar completed, the top 5 are:
Men’s Individual Standings

  1. Tom Zirbel (BISSELL) 847
  2. Sebastian Haedo (Colavita-Sutter Home p/b Cooking Light) 830
  3. Rory Sutherland (OUCH-Maxxis) 785
  4. Ben Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL) 421
  5. Alejandro Borrajo (Colavita-Sutter Home p/b Cooking Light) 403
Men’s Team Standings

  1. Colavita-Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team 2229
  2. BISSELL Pro Cycling 1815
  3. OUCH presented by Maxxis 1372
  4. Team Type 1 812
  5. Jelly Belly Cycling Team 801
After 13 events in the women’s NRC, the top 5 are:
Women’s Individual Standings

  1. Alison Powers (Team Type 1) 1145
  2. Kristin Armstrong (Cervelo TestTeam) 905
  3. Shelley Olds (Proman) 532
  4. Catherine Cheatley (Colavita-Sutter Home p/b Cooking Light) 487
  5. Katherine Carroll (TIBCO) 459
Women’s Team Standings

  1. Team Type 1 1730
  2. Team TIBCO 1477
  3. Colavita-Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team 1445
  4. Webcor Builders Women’s Professional Cycling Team 1202
  5. ValuAct Capital Cycling Team 966

Complete results available at USACycling.org. The next event on the 2009 NRC for  the men is the Boise Twilight Criterium on July 18 in Boise, Idaho, followed by the Cascade Cycling Classic on July 22-26 for both the men and women.


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