UCI Europe Tour

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The UCI Europe Tour is the European road cycling calendar introduced by the UCI World Cycling Association for the 2005 season . Together with the other continental racing series ( UCI Africa Tour , UCI America Tour , UCI Asia Tour , UCI Oceania Tour ) it belongs to the UCI Continental Circuits below the UCI WorldTour (up to and including 2010: UCI ProTour ) and the UCI ProSeries introduced for the 2010 season .


To the race of the UCI Europe Tour may - depending on the UCI category - UCI World Teams , UCI Professional Continental Teams , UCI Continental teams , and participate in national, regional and club teams. The first three European Continental teams of a fictional ranking, which is calculated at the beginning of the season on the basis of the obligated drivers, must be invited by the organizers of the races in the second category.

Racing category Participating teams
HC (1st HC + 2nd HC) UCI WorldTeams (max. 70%)
UCI Professional Continental Teams
UCI Continental Teams of the host country
Foreign UCI Continental teams (max. 2)
National team of the host country
1 (1.1 + 2.1) UCI WorldTeams (max. 50%)
UCI Professional Continental Teams
UCI Continental Teams
National teams
2 (1.2 + 2.2) UCI Professional Continental Teams of the host country
UCI Professional Continental Teams (max. 2)
UCI Continental Teams
National teams
Regional and club teams
Ncup (1.2. + 2.2) National
teams mixed teams


The UCI Europe Tour races of the highest category (HC) are, as of the 2017 season:

One day race

Stage race

Winner UCI Europe Tour

year Driver ranking Team ranking Nations ranking Nations Cup U23
2005 BrazilBrazil Murilo Fischer IrelandIreland Ceramica Panaria-Navigare ItalyItaly Italy -
2006 BelgiumBelgium Nico Eeckhout ItalyItaly Acqua & Sapone ItalyItaly Italy -
2007 ItalyItaly Alessandro Bertolini NetherlandsNetherlands Rabobank Continental ItalyItaly Italy RussiaRussia Russia
2008 ItalyItaly Enrico Gasparotto ItalyItaly Acqua & Sapone-Caffè Mokambo ItalyItaly Italy ItalyItaly Italy
2009 ItalyItaly Giovanni Visconti FranceFrance Agritubel ItalyItaly Italy BelgiumBelgium Belgium
2010 ItalyItaly Giovanni Visconti NetherlandsNetherlands Vacansoleil ItalyItaly Italy BelgiumBelgium Belgium
2011 ItalyItaly Giovanni Visconti FranceFrance FDJ ItalyItaly Italy ItalyItaly Italy
2012 GermanyGermany John Degenkolb FranceFrance Saur soy sun ItalyItaly Italy ItalyItaly Italy
2013 AustriaAustria Riccardo Zoidl FranceFrance Team Europcar FranceFrance France NetherlandsNetherlands Netherlands
2014 BelgiumBelgium Tom Van Asbroeck BelgiumBelgium Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise ItalyItaly Italy NetherlandsNetherlands Netherlands
2015 FranceFrance Nacer Bouhanni BelgiumBelgium Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise BelgiumBelgium Belgium ItalyItaly Italy
2016 BelgiumBelgium Baptiste Planckaert BelgiumBelgium Wanty-Groupe Gobert BelgiumBelgium Belgium ItalyItaly Italy
2017 FranceFrance Nacer Bouhanni BelgiumBelgium Wanty-Groupe Gobert FranceFrance France FranceFrance France
2018 FranceFrance Hugo Hofstetter BelgiumBelgium Wanty-Groupe Gobert BelgiumBelgium Belgium NetherlandsNetherlands Netherlands

Regarding the rules of the individual ranking lists:

References and comments

  1. The first number stands for the type of race (1 = one-day race, 2 = stage race). HC = hors category.
  2. a b Men U23 riders, also riders of a UCI WorldTeam , UCI regulations for road cycling, there: 2.14.018 accessed on December 20, 2015 (English / French)
  3. UCI Europe Tour Calendar

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