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UCI ProTour - Four UCI ProTour licences awarded
 
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Date: 12/18/2008
UCI ProTour - Four UCI ProTour licences awarded
 

UCI ProTour -  Four UCI ProTour licences awarded
Licence Commission awarded UCI ProTour Licences to two events and two teams - 2009 Pro Tour Calendar

After examining the most recent applications, the Licence Commission awarded UCI ProTour Licences to two events and two teams on 12 December

The Tour of Flanders (BEL) and the Amstel Gold Race (NED) have both received one-year licences (2009).

The Euskaltel-Euskadi (ESP) team has been awarded a two-year licence (2009-2010) and Bbox Bouygues Telecom (FRA) a one-year licence (2009).

The 18 teams and 14 events awarded UCI ProTour Licences and Pro Tour Calendar for 2009 are listed below:

Team / Licence holder - Duration
AG2R La Mondiale (France)/ EUSRL France Cyclisme  2006-2009
Team Milram (GER) / VeloCity GmbH 2007-2009
Lampre-N.G.C. (ITA) / Bici Club Azzurro SRL 2008-2009
Bbox Bouygues Telecom (FRA) / SA Vendée Cyclisme 2009
Cofidis, le crédit en ligne (FRA) / Cofidis compétition eusrl 2009
Astana (KAZ) / Kazakh Cycling Federation 2007-2010
Caisse d’Epargne (ESP) Abarca Sports S.L 2007-2010
Fuji-Servetto (ESP) / GM Bikes SA  2007-2010
Team Columbia (USA) / High Road Sports, Inc 2007-2010
Liquigas (ITA) / Liquigas Sport Spa 2008-2010
Euskaltel-Euskadi (ESP) / Fundacion Ciclista Euskadi 2009-2010
Française des Jeux (FRA) / Société de Gestion l'Echappée 2009-2010
Katusha (RUS) / Katusha Management SA 2009-2011
Quick Step (BEL) / Esperanza Bvba 2009-2011
Saxo Bank - IT Factory (DEN) / Riis Cycling A/S 2009-2011
Silence-Lotto (BEL) / Omega Pharma 2009-2011
Garmin-Slipstream (USA) / Slipstream Sports, LLC 2009-2012
Rabobank (NED) / Rabo Wielerploegen 2009-2012

ProTour Events - Duration
Tour Down Under 2008-2011
Ronde van Vlaanderen / Tour des Flandres 2009
Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco 2009-2012
Gent - Wevelgem  2009-2012
Amstel Gold Race  2009
Tour de Romandie   007-2009
olta Ciclista a Catalunya 2009-2012
Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré  2009-2012
Tour de Suisse  2009-2012
Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian - San Sebastian 2009-2012
Tour de Pologne  2009-2012
Vattenfall Cyclassics  2009-2012
Eneco Tour  2009-2012
GP Ouest France - Plouay 2009-2012

2009 ProTour Calendar
January 20 -  25 Tour Down Under AUS
April 5 2009 Ronde van Vlaanderen / Tour des Flandres BEL
April 6 -11  Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco ESP
April 8  Gent - Wevelgem BEL
April 19  Amstel Gold Race NED
April 28 - May 3  Tour de Romandie SUI
May 18. - 24  Volta Ciclista a Catalunya ESP
June 7 -   14   Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré FRA
June 13 - 21   Tour de Suisse SUI
August 01   Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian - San Sebastian ESP
August 2 - 8   Tour de Pologne POL
August 16    Vattenfall Cyclassics GER
August 19 - 26  Eneco Tour
August 23  GP Ouest France - Plouay FRA

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