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Baltic Chain Tour 2015    

RACE REGULATIONS

 

ORGANIZATION

The stage race „Baltic Chain Tour 2015” is organized according to UCI Cycling Regulations (CR) for the category Men Elite and U23 (UCI class 2.2.) from 18th to 20th August 2015. The race consists of 3 stages.

 

PARTICIPATION

The Baltic Chain Tour 2015 is open to UCI continental teams, national teams, regional teams and club teams. Participation of the teams is regulated by the article 2.1.005 of the UCI CR.

As per article 2.2.003 of the UCI CR teams must be formed of minimum 4 and maximum 6 riders.

 

Deadline for preliminary entries is July 23, 2015, when correctly filled entry form must reach the organizer by e-mail: info@proklubi.ee.

Final confirmation of starters, verification of licenses and distribution of race numbers and accreditation cards will take place on Monday, August 17, at 16:00–18:00 in“Pirita Top Spa“ hotel (Regati pst 1, 11911 Tallinn, Estonia, phone: + 372 639 8600).

The Team Managers’ meeting, organized in accordance with the article 1.2.087 of the UCI CR, in the presence of the Members of the Commissaires’ Panel, is scheduled for Monday, August 17 at 18:30in “Pirita Top Spa“ hotel (Regati pst 1, 11911 Tallinn, Estonia, phone: +372 639 8600).

 

RACE HEADQUARTERS

List of locations of Headquarters for each stage at the starting points and finishing points will be provided in the official program.

 

Handout of radio transmitters to the Team Managers will take place every day at the Starting area one hour before the start. The allocated frequency will be provided at the team managers’ meeting. Each Team Manager must sign the delivery sheet at receiving and returning of the transmitters, as well as to pay the security deposit 50 €. Transmitters must be returned immediately after each stage.

 

NEUTRAL TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Neutral support is provided by 3 (three) vehicles.

 

CLASSIFICATIONS AND BONUSES

The following Classifications will be issued:

  • Individual General Classification – Yellow Jersey
  • Most Competitive Rider (by intermediate sprint and finish points) – DottedJersey
  • Most Active Rider (by intermediate sprint points) – Green Jersey
  • Best Young Rider Classification – White Jersey
  • Team General Classification

Priority of Leaders Jerseys: Yellow – Dotted – Green – White.

 

Individual General Classification on Time – Yellow Jersey

The winner of The Baltic Chain Tour 2015 is the rider, who, after completed all 3 stages has the lowest accumulated time, including bonuses and penalizations.

The Yellow Jersey shall be worn by the current leader on time.

When two or more riders make the same time in the general individual placing, the placing will be set according to UCI CR art. 2.6.015.

The leading rider in the Individual General Classification on Timeshall wear the designed Yellow Jersey in the following stage. The Yellow Jersey is handed over immediately after each stage at the award ceremony. The current leader may wear on the Yellow Jersey advertising of his team’s Main Sponsor (UCI CR art. 1.3.053).

 

Individual Classification of Most Competitive Rider (by intermediate sprint and finish points) – Dotted Jersey

  • Points are allocated at each intermediate sprint: 3 – 2 – 1 points for the three first riders.
  • Points are allocated at each stage finish: 15 – 11 – 9 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 -1 points to the ten first riders.

The rider with the highest number of points, who completes the whole race, is the Most Competitive Rider and shall wear the DottedJersey.

In the event of a tie in the Most Competitive Rider Classificationthe riders are separated according to UCI CR art. 2.6.017.

The organizer may require the next rider in the Most Competitive Rider Classification to wear the Dotted Jersey, which will not be worn by the leader of this classification.

The leader in the Most Competitive Rider Classificationmay wear on the DottedJersey advertising of his team’s Main sponsor (UCI CR art. 1.3.053).

 

Individual Classification of Most Active Rider (by intermediate sprint points) – Green Jersey

  • Points are allocated at each intermediate sprint: 3 – 2 – 1 points for the three first riders.

The rider with the highest number of points, who completes the whole race, is the Most Active Rider and shall wear the Green Jersey.

In the event of a tie in the Classification of Most Active Rider the riders are separated by the following criteria:

  1. Number of wins in intermediate sprints counting for the general classification of Most Active Rider;
  2. General individual classification by time

The organizer may require the next rider in the Classification of Most Active Rider to wear the Green Jersey, which will not be worn by the leader of this classification.

 

The leader in the Classification of Most Active Rider may wear on the Green Jersey advertising of his team’s Main sponsor (UCI CR art. 1.3.053).

Best Young Rider Classification – White Jersey

This classification is for riders born after 1st of January 1993.

The leader in the Best Young Rider Classificationmay wear on the White Jersey advertising of his team’s Main sponsor (UCI CR art. 1.3.053).

 

Team General Classification on Time

The Team Classification for the day shall be calculated on the basis of the sum of the three best individual times of each team.

The General Team Classification shall be calculated on the basis of the sums of the three best individual times of each team in each stage ridden.

In the event of a tie the teams are separated in accordance with UCI CR art. 2.6.016.

 

Time Bonuses

Bonuses (UCI CR 2.6.019) will be awarded as follows:

  • at the finish line of each stage: 10”, 6” and 4”
  • at each intermediate sprint: 3”, 2” and 1”

 

START SHEET

All riders must sign the start sheet before every stage. The signing will commence 60 minutes before the start, and will be closed 10 minutes before the start. By signing the start sheet the rider confirms that he has read, understood and will respect the race regulations and the route of the stage.

                                                                                                         

RACE NUMBERS

Each rider has to attach two body numbers and one frame plate for every stage. It is strictly forbidden to fold, cut or mutilate the race number in any way.

 

FINISHING TIME LIMITS

Any rider finishing in a time exceeding that of the winner by more than 10% shall not be placed.

 

PRIZES

The following prizes (in Euros) are awarded

Place Per   stage General classification
1 723 1085
2 360    540
3 180 270
4 90 135
5 72 108
6 54  81
7 54  81
8 36   54
9 36    54
10 18    27
11 18    27
12 18    27
13 18    27
14 18    27
15 18    27
16 18    27
17 18    27
18 18    27
19 18    27
20 18    27

     

Special prizes for the other Classifications:

  • For each Intermediate Sprint: 1st – 25; 2nd – 15; 3rd – 10 EUR.
  • Final Most Active Rider: 1st – 150; 2nd – 100; 3rd – 50 EUR.
  • Final Most Competitive Rider Classification: 1st – 200; 2nd – 150; 3rd – 100 EUR.
  • To the 1st rider in the Final Best Young Rider Classification: 140 EUR.
  • To the 1st Team in the Final Team Classification: 185 EUR.
  • A grand total of 7735 EURwill be the prize money at the event.

 

NB! ALL PRIZES WILL BE PAID OUT LESS 20% PERSONAL INCOME TAX.

Prize money will be paid out to the account number appointed by the team manager and no later than one month after the race.

 

POINTS SCALE

According to UCI CR art 2.11.014 the best 8 riders will get the UCI Europe Tour ranking points as follows:

Position   Final classification   Stages and half-stages   Wearing race leader’s jersey per stage

 

1 40 8 4
2 30 5
3 16 2
4 12
5 10
6 8
7 6
8 3

 

 ANTI-DOPING

The UCI Anti-doping regulations are entirely applicable to the event.


AWARD CEREMONY

Following riders must attend the official award ceremony after each stage not later than 10 minutes after the finish:

  • Winner of the stage
  • Leader of the race
  • Leaders of the Dotted, Green and White Jersey classification.

 

Moreover, after the finish of the last stage the following riders must present themselves at the final award ceremony:

  • The first 3 riders in the Individual Final Classification
  • The winners of Dotted, Green and White Jerseys
  • The winner of the Team Classification (at least three riders and the Team Manager are requested for this ceremony).

 

PENALTIES

The UCI penalty scale is the only one applicable.

 

The Baltic Chain Tour 2015

PROGRAM: 18.–20.08.2015

 

IN ESTONIA

18.08.  I stage            Tallinn – Pärnu                                    Start at 12:00  Distance 170 km

19.08. II stage             Pärnu – Valga                                    Start at 12:00  Distance 193 km

20.08. III stage            Valga – Valga                                    Start at 10:00 Distance 180 km

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Mr Allar Tõnissaar

e-mail: info@proklubi.ee

phone: +372 501 4427                                                                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.08 Tallinn – Pärnu

19.08 Pärnu – Valga

20.08 Valga – Smiltene – Valga