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Faun Ardèche Classic (1.Pro), France

Winners, podium, distance, average speed

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The race:

The Faun Ardèche Classic is an early-season road race run in the Ardèche department of France. The Ardèche is in the Rhône-Alpes region of south-central France.

When it was started in 2008 the race was named "Les Boucles du Sud-Ardèche - Souvenir Francis Delpech".

It 2013 it's name became "Classic Sud-Ardèche"

In 2017 the name was changed to "Faun Environnement-Classic de l'Ardèche-Rhône Crussol"

In 2020 the race was again renamed: "Faun Ardèche Classic"

The first edition was in 2001, and was then a race for amateurs. In 2008 it became a pro competition with a 1.2 ranking. It was reclassified as 1.1 race in 2010.

The 2021 edition had five climbs, including three times up the steep Côte du Val d'Enfer. The last time up came in the race's final kilometers.

The Faun Ardèche Classic held on Saturdays and is paired with the Royal Bernard Drôme Classic as part of a weekend of French racing

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Complete professional podium history:

Year

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Distance

Average Speed
km/hr

2008 Gatis Smukulis
4hr 1min 54sec
Anthony Ravard
@ 45sec
Jonas Aaen Jørgensen
@ s.t.
157.2 km 38.991 
2009 Freddy Bichot
3hr 57min 12sec
Nicolas Jalabert
@ s.t.
Yann Huguet
@ s.t.
167.2 km 39.763
2010 Christophe Riblon
5hr 4min 2sec
Pierrick Fedrigo
@ s.t.
Cyril Gautier
@ s.t.
202.6 km 39.985
2011 Arthur Vichot
5hr 25min 12sec
Thierry Hupond
@ s.t.
Cyril Gautier
@ s.t.
199.5 km 36.808
2012 Rémi Pauriol
5hr 9min 8sec
Arthur Vichot
@ 31sec
Jon Izaguirre
@ s.t.
199.5 km 38.721
2013 Mathieu Drujon
5hr 8min 34sec
Rémi Pauriol
@ s.t.
Romain Bardet
@ s.t.
197.8 km 38.462
2014 Florian Vachon
5hr 14min 35sec
Michal Golas
@ s.t.
Philippe Gilbert
@ s.t.
193 km 36.811
2015 Eduardo Sepulveda
5htr 9min 47sec
Julien Loubet
@ 3sec
Fabio Felline
@ 10sec
198 km 38.349
2016 Petr Vakoc
4hr 52min 51sec
Julien Simon
@ s.t.
Olivier Pardini
@ s.t.
182.6 km 37.412
km/hr
2017 Mauro Finetto
5hr 21min 9sec
Mattia Cattaneo
@ s.t.
Francesco Gavazzi
@ s.t.
200 km 37.366 km/hr
2018 Romain Bardet
5hr 37min 13sec
Maximilian Schachmann
@ 47sec
Lilian Calmejane
@ 56sec
200.2 km 35.621 km/hr
2019 Lilian Calmejane
5hr 23min 59sec
Valentin Madouas
@ 4sec
Odd Christian Eiking
@ s.t.
197.5 km 36.576 km/hr
2020 Rémi Cavagna
5hr 13min 0sec
Tanel Kangert
@ 2min 51sec
Guillaume Martin
@ 2min 55sec
184.4 km 35.329 km/hr
2021 David Gaudu
4hr 32min 37sec
Clement Champoussin
@ s.t.
Hugh Carthy
@ 11sec
171.3 km 37.701 km/hr
2022 Brandon McNulty
4hr 26min 36sec
Mauri Vensevenant
@ 45sec
Sepp Kuss
@ s.t.
168.6 km 37.945 km/hr
2023 Julian Alaphilippe
4hr 22min 50sec
David Gaudu
@ s.t.
Mattias Skjelmose
@ 31sec
168.5 km 38.465
km/hr

 


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