The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race has enjoyed a good recognition since its inauguration in 2015.
Following the success of the event last year, the organizers have started arranging for the 2017 edition of the race.
They confirmed that 13 World Tour teams would feature in next year’s edition of the event. They also revealed that an Australia Day criterium in Albert will be added to the event to expand the race.
Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is one of the most recent World Tour events, and has invited 18 World Tour teams to the event in 2017. However, appearance is not compulsory.
There will be at least 10 World Tour teams participating at the World Tour races including; AG2R La Mondiale, BMC Racing, Cannondale-Drapac, Trek-Segafredo, Team Sunweb, Team Dimension Data, Quick-Step Floors, Bora Hansgrohe, Katusha-Alpecin, Lotto Soudal, and LottoNL Jumbo. The defending champions, Team Sky have also confirmed making an appearance at the 2017 race.
Since inception in 2015, the race has had two winners. Gianni Meersman (Etixx-QuickStep) won the first edition, while Peter Kennaugh claimed the title in 2016 for Team Sky. (more…)Read More →