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What happened to the Tour of California?

What happened to the Tour of California?

After 14 years, the Amgen Tour of California unexpectedly announced it would go on hiatus, not returning for the 2020 season. Anschutz Entertainment Group noted that it “has become more challenging each year to mount the race” and said it would re-evaluate options and its business model.

Will the Tour of California return?

Race organisers have announced that the USA’s biggest cycling race, the Tour of California, will not run in 2020. AEG Sports confirmed that the men’s and women’s WorldTour races would be put on hiatus for next season due to mounting financial challenges, but hope to relaunch in 2022 under a new business model.

Where does the tour of California take place?

Tour of California. The start of the first leg of the 2010 race in Nevada City. The Tour of California (officially sponsored as the Amgen Tour of California) is an annual professional cycling stage race on the UCI World Tour and USA Cycling Professional Tour. It is the only event on the top-level World Tour in the United States.

When is the tour of California in 2021?

The 2021 Tour was provisionally scheduled for July 2 – 25, but will now run a week earlier, from June 26 through July 18. The Vuelta a España will be shifted a week earlier as well, now running

Who are the sponsors of the tour of California?

The tour is sponsored by Amgen, a California-based biotechnology company. It is on hiatus for 2020 and would have been cancelled anyway due to COVID-19, but is expected to return in 2021. The leader and overall winner by time after each stage and at the conclusion of the race wears a Yellow Jersey.

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