Race Categories

Year:

Race Categories 2009

CQ Point Scales

Code Category Races
Stage Races

GT1

Grand Tour - Category 1

Tour de France

GT2

Grand Tour - Category 2 

Giro d'Italia & Vuelta a España

2.PT

Small ProTour Stage Race

Tour Down Under, Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Tour de Romandie, Volta a Catalunya, Dauphiné Libéré, Tour de Suisse, Eneco Tour of Benelux, Tour de Pologne

2.HIS Small Historical Stage Race Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico

2.HC

Stage Race 2.HC continental calendar

Critérium International, Driedaagse van De Panne, 4 Jours de Dunkerque, Bayern Rundfahrt, Ronde van België, Tour de Luxembourg, Österreich-Rundfahrt, Tour de Wallonie, Post Danmark Rundt, Vuelta a Burgos, Volta a Portugal, Tour of California, Tour of Missouri, Tour de Langkawi and Tour of Qinghai Lake 

2.1

Stage Race 2.1 continental calendar

Etoile de Bessèges, Tour Méditerranéen, Giro della Provincia di Grosseto, Ruta del Sol, Volta ao Algarve, Tour du Haut Var, Giro di Sardegna, ... and many others. 
Until 2004 defined as category 2.2 and 2.3.

2.2

Stage Race 2.2 continental calendar

Until 2004 defined as category 2.5.

2.2U

Stage Race 2.2 continental calendar U23

 

2.NC

Stage Race Nations Cup U23

 

One Day Races

1.PT1

One Day Race ProTour - Category 1 (Top Classics)

Ronde van Vlaanderen

1.HIS1 One Day Race Historical - Category 1 (Top Classics) Milano-Sanremo, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Giro di Lombardia

1.PT2

One Day Race ProTour  - Category 2

Gent - Wevelgem, Amstel Gold Race, Classica San Sebastian, GP Plouay, Vattenfall Cyclassics

1.HIS2 One Day Race Historical  - Category 2 Flèche Wallonne

1.HC

One Day Race 1.HC continental calendar

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, E3 Prijs Vlaanderen, GP Indurain, Scheldeprijs, Eschborn Frankfurt City Loop, Dutch Food Valley Classic, GP Gippingen, Tre Valle Varesine, Giro del Veneto, Parijs-Brussel, GP Fourmies, Giro del Lazio, Giro dell'Emilia, Paris-Tours, Milano-Torino, Giro del Piemonte, Philadelphia Int Champ. 

1.1

One Day Race 1.1 continental calendar

GP La Marseillaise, Trofeo Mallorca, Trofeo Laigueglia, GP dell'Insubria, Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, GP Lugano, Clasica de Almeria... and many others. 
Until 2004 defined as 1.2 and 1.3 Category.

1.2

One Day Race 1.2 continental calendar

Until 2004 defined as category 1.5

1.2U One Day Race 1.2 continental calendar U23  

1.NC

One Day Race Nation Cup U23

 

Championships

WCRR

World Championship Road Race

 

WCTT

World Championship Time Trial

 

WCU

World Championship U23 Road Race

 

WCUT

World Championship U23 Time Trial

 

WCB

World Championship B-Countries Road Race

not in 2009

WCBT

World Championship B-Countries Time Trial

not in 2009

CC 

Continental Championship Road Race

 

CCT

Continental Championship Time Trial

 

NC1

National Championship Road Race top 5

Top 5 of countries based on last years country ranking. 
In 2009 : Spain, Italy, Belgium, Germany & Australia.

NC2

National Championship Road Race 6-10 

In 2009 : France, Netherlands, Russia, USA & Switzerland.

NC3

National Championship Road Race 11-25 

In 2009 : Luxembourg, Denmark, Slovenia, Sweden, Great Britain, Ukraine, Belarus, Norway, Poland, Austria, Colombia, Portugal, South Africa, Canada & Czech Republic.

NC4

National Championship Road Race >25

All countries outside the top 25.

NCT1

National Championship Time Trial top 5

See NC1

NCT2

National Championship Time Trial 6-10

See NC2

NCT3

National Championship Time Trial 11-25

See NC3

NCT4 National Championship Time Trial >25 See NC4
Without Points
XX Special Races European Championships U23, Mediterranean Games
NE National Events  


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