The Tour of Turkey is out of the WorldTour, and the Tour de France can be held per week earlier in 2020. Those are the fundamental takeaways because the UCI showed WorldTour calendars for the men’s and ladies’ 2020 season.
The Presidential Tour of Turkey could be relegated to the second tier in 2020 after it did not meet a demand of having as a minimum of 10 WorldTour groups attend the race within the past editions. The race may be part of a new-look UCI ProSeries calendar of 2nd-tier level races and one-day occasions to be launched in 2020 as part of the UCI’s shakeup of the worldwide calendar.
The Tour may be held every week earlier than standard, so it does not overlap with the Tokyo Olympic Games (July 24 to August nine). The 2020 Tour will begin in Nice on June 27 and conclude July 19, giving professionals a threat to race in the road races that normally are one of the first activities to open the Olympic Games.
On the women’s aspect, 22 occasions can be part of the WorldTour calendar next 12 months. The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race Women, a brand new occasion in Australia, will open the calendar in February. The Prudential RideLondon Classique will not be part of the WorldTour subsequent 12 months as the race organizers have determined a date that clashes with the Ladies Tour of Norway.
Following the remaining week’s conferences of the Professional Cycling Council (PCC) and the UCI Management Committee in Switzerland, the UCI may also introduce a minimum required crew quota for stagiaires from 1 August 2019.
The UCI additionally agreed that UCI WorldTeams have the opportunity to manipulate an improvement team registered as a UCI Continental Team. The groups, to be able to have still no longer the ability to take part in the equal race, will percentage a certain quantity of factors — as an instance crew name and jersey design — and can be able to exchange riders during the season consistent with provisions that are to be described, the UCI said.
2020 UCI Men’s WorldTour Calendar:
21 – 26 January: Santos Tour Down Under (Australia)
2 February: Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (Australia)
23 – 29 February: UAE Tour (United Arab Emirates)
29 February: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (Belgium)
7 March: Strade Bianche (Italy)
8– 15 March: Paris-Nice (France)
11 – 17 March: Tirreno-Adriatico (Italy)
21 March: Milano-Sanremo (Italy)
23 – 29 March: Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (Spain)
25 March: AG Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne (Belgium)
27 March: E3 BinckBank Classic (Belgium)
29 March: Gent-Wevelgem in Flanders Fields (Belgium)
1 April: Dwars door Vlaanderen – A Travers la Flandre (Belgium)
5 April: Ronde van Vlaanderen – Tour des Flandres (Belgium)
6 – 11 April: Itzulia Basque Country (Spain)
12 April: Paris-Roubaix (France)
19 April: Amstel Gold Race (the Netherlands)
22 April: La Flèche Wallonne (Belgium)
26 April: Liège-Bastogne-Liège (Belgium)
28 April – 3 May: Tour de Romandie (Switzerland)
1 May: Eschborn-Frankfurt (Germany)
9– 31 May: Giro d’Italia (Italy)
10 – 16 May: Amgen Tour of California (United States)
31 May-7 June: Critérium du Dauphiné (France)
6 – 14 June: Tour de Suisse (Switzerland)
27 June-19 July: Tour de France (France)
5– 11 July: Tour de Pologne (Poland)
25 July: Donostia San Sebastian Klasikoa (Spain)
14 August – 6 September: La Vuelta Ciclista an España (Spain)
16 August: EuroEyes Cyclassics Hamburg (Germany)
16 August: Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic (Great Britain)
23 August: Bretagne Classic – Ouest-France (France)
31 August – 6 September: BinckBank Tour (Belgium/the Netherlands)
11 September: Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec (Canada)
13 September: Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal (Canada)
10 October: Il Lombardia (Italy)
15 – 20 October: Gree – Tour of Guangxi (China)