On the finish of this yr there will probably be promotion and relegation within the WorldTour. This will probably be primarily based on the overall variety of factors that WorldTour and ProTeams have collected within the final three seasons – 2020, 2021 and the present yr 2022. On the finish of this yr, eighteen groups will probably be a part of WorldTour and be given license for the 2023, 2024 and 2025 seasons, if they need them. The groups on the prime of the WorldTour don’t have anything to fret about, however on the backside… They should be nervous.
Extra factors for the ‘Wolfpack’ in San Sebasián
There was a slight change on the prime of the ‘WorldTour League’ this week resulting from Remco Evenepoel’s win within the Clásica San Sebastián for Fast-Step Alpha Vinyl. The Belgian crew is second within the three-year rating, leaping over INEOS Grenadiers. Probably the most factors up to now week had been taken by Trek-Segafredo. The American crew haven’t had an ideal season to date, however they added 550 factors because of Mattias Skjelmose, who completed third within the Tour de Wallonie and eighth within the Clásica San Sebastián. Plus, Bauke Mollema (4th) and Toms Skujiņš (seventh) additionally scored factors within the Basque one-day race. Regardless of their additional factors, Trek-Segafredo didn’t transfer up as they’ve been caught for a while with Alpecin-Deceuninck and Groupama-FDJ, simply within the top-10.
Campenaerts picked up some extra factors profitable the Tour of Leuven and third in Circuit Franco-Belge
All the joy is on the backside. The battle between Lotto Soudal, Israel-Premier Tech and Movistar has been hotting up, with EF Training-EasyPost, Cofidis and BikeExchange-Jayco not too far forward of them. EF Training-EasyPost moved up a spot this week on the expense of Cofidis, whereas BikeExchange-Jayco is simply forward of Movistar by about 70 factors. The Spanish crew is now within the final protected WorldTour spot, primarily because of Enric Mas within the Tour de France earlier than he needed to abandon.
Enric Mas took some factors for Movistar on the Tour de France – Extra at la Vuelta?
The distinction between these 4 groups: fifteenth EF Training-EasyPost 13785.32, sixteenth Cofidis 13727, seventeenth BikeExchange-Jayco on 13673,33 and 18th Movistar on 13605 is just 180 factors. Alternatively, the hole from Movistar to Lotto Soudal is 808 factors and to Israel-Premier Tech is 921. You’ll count on Movistar to choose up factors within the Vuelta a España, their residence race, however there are additionally many finish of season one-day races, so the battle on the backside is much from over. Movistar and Cofidis must regulate Lotto Soudal and Israel-Premier Tech as the joy, and nervousness, builds.
Israel-Premier Tech did good work on the Tour with Clarke and Houle, however must do extra
WorldTour factors complete for 2020, 2021 & 2022
1. Jumbo-Visma 33861,67
2. Fast-Step Alpha Vinyl 31727,37
3. INEOS Grenadiers 31652.99
4. UAE Group Emirates 29950.66
5. BORA-hansgrohe 22981.5
6. Bahrain Victorious flag bra 22511
7. *Alpecin-Deceuninck 19236
8. Groupama-FDJ 18503
9. Trek-Segafredo 17817.66
10. Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 16147
11. Astana Qazaqstan 15559
12. AG2R Citroën 15536
13. *Arkea Samsic 14514
14. Group DSM 14312.71
15. EF Training-EasyPost 13785.32
16. Cofidis 13727
17. BikeExchange-Jayco 13673,33
18. Movistar 13605
19. Lotto Soudal 12842
20. Israel-Premier Tech 12684.66
21. *TotalEnergies 8665
22. *Uno-X 6263.46
23. *B&B Lodges-KTM 5260.
Lotto (quickly to be ex-Soudal) must get on the entrance is that they wish to keep within the WorldTour
Due to WielerFlits for the information.