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2009 Vuelta a Castilla y León (2.1)

March 23 - March 27

Vuelta a Castilla y León podium history

Results:

Friday, March 27: 5th and final stage, Benavente - Valladolid, 152.5 km.

1. Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) 3hr 17min 46sec. 46.267 km/hr
2. Jose Joaquin Rojas (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
3. Pablo Urtasun (Euskaltel) s.t.
4. Ricardo Serrano (Fuji-Servetto) @ 2sec
5. Igor Abakoumov (ISD) s.t.
6. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) s.t.
7. Eduard Vorganov (Xacobeo) s.t.
8. David Garcia (Xacobeo) s.t.
9. Joaquin Sobrino (Burgos) s.t.
10. Alberto Contador (Astana) s.t.

Final GC after Stage 5:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 15hr 33min 26sec. 659.3 km raced at an average speed of 42.379 km/hr
2. Alberto Contador (Astana) @ 16sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 22sec
4. Stef Clement (Rabobank) @ 49sec
5. Denis Menchov (Rabobank) @ 1min 7sec
6. Xavier Tondo (Andalucia) @ 1min 51sec
7. Philip Deignan (Cervelo) @ 1min 53sec
8. Ezequiel Mosquera (Xacobeo) @ 2min 1sec
9. Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) @ 2min 5sec
10. Juan Jose Cobo (Fuji-Servetto) @ 2min 45sec
11. Laurens Ten Dam (Rabobank) s.t.
12. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) @ 2min 50sec
13. Aitor Hernandez (Euskaltel) @ 3min 2sec
14. Bruno Pires (Barbot-Siper) @ 3min 3sec
15. Markel Irizar (Euskaltel) @ 3min 5sec
16. Ruben Plaza (Liberty Seguros) @ 3min 9sec
17. Javier Moreno (Andalucia) @ 3min 30sec
18. Victor Hugo Pena (Rock Racing) @ 3min 35sec
19. Alberto Ardila (Rabobank) @ 3min 37sec
20. Ignatas Konovalovas (Cervelo) @ 4min 8sec

Points:

1. Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) 64 points
2. Jose Joaquin Rojas (Caisse d'Epargne) 43
3. Alberto Contador (Astana) 38
4. Denis Menchov (Rabobank) 36
5. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 33

Mountains:

1. Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) 20 points
2. Juan Jose Cobo (Fuji-Servetto) 10
3. Javier Moreno (Andalucia) 9
4. Denis Menchov (Rabobank) 8
5. Javier Tondo (Andalucia) 8

Team GC:

1. Rabobank 46hr 44min 45sec
2. Cervelo 46hr 48min 47sec
3. Caisse d'Epargne 46hr 48min 47sec
4. Astana 46hr 48min 48sec
5. Andalucia-Cajasur 46hr 49min 47sec

Thursday, March 26: Stage 4, Santa Maria del Paramo - Laguna de los Peces, 145.4 km.

1. Juan Jose Cobo (Fuji-Servetto) 3hr 42min 3sec. 39.29 km/hr.
2. Denis Menchov (Rabobank) @ 8sec
3. Javier Moreno (Andalucia) @ 9sec
4. Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
5. Philip Deignan (Cervelo) s.t.
6. Stef Clement (Rabobank) s.t.
7. Ezequiel Mosquera (Xacobeo) s.t.
8. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) s.t.
9. Alberto Contador (Astana) s.t.
10. Bruno Pires (Barbot) s.t.

GC after Stage 4:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 12hr 15min 38sec
2. Alberto Contador (Astana) @ 16sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 22sec
4. Stef Clement (Rabobank) @ 29sec
5. Denis Menchov (Rabobank) @ 49sec
6. Xavier Tondo (Andalucia) @ 1min 51sec
7. Philip Deignan (Cervelo) @ 1min 53sec
8. Ezequiel Mosquera (Xacobeo) @ 2min 1sec
9. Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) @ 2min 7sec
10. Juan Jose Cobo (Fuji-Servetto) @ 2min 45sec

Wednesday, March 25: Stage 3, Sahagun - Puerto San Isidro, 156.9 km.

1. Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) 3hr 28min 16sec. 45.20 km/hr
2. Ruben Plaza (Liberty Seguros) s.t.
3. Javier Moreno (Andalucia) s.t.
4. J. Alberto Benitez (Fuji-Servetto) s.t.
5. Ruben Perez (Euskaltel) s.t.
6. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) s.t.
7. Alberto Ardila (Rabobank) s.t.
8. Javier Mejias (Fuji-Servetto) s.t.
9. Jose Joaquin Rojas (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
10. Benat Intxasti (Fuji-Servetto) s.t.

GC after sage 3:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 8hr 33min 26sec
2. Alberto Contador (Astana) @ 16sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 22sec
4. Stef Clement (Rabobank) @ 49sec
5. Denis Menchov (Rabobank) @ 55sec
6. Markel Irizar (Euskaltel) @ 1min 16sec
7. Jose Ivan Gurierrez (Caisse d'Epargne) @ 1min 17sec
8. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) @ 1min 33sec
9. Tom Danielson (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 1min 36sec
10. Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 1min 39sec

Tuesday, March 24: Stage 2, Palencia 28.2 km Individual Time Trial.

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 33min 17sec. 50.84 km/hr
2. Alberto Contador (Astana) @ 18sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 22sec
4. Stef Clement (Rabobank) @ 49sec
5. Denis Menchov (Rabobank) @ 55sec
6. Markel Irizar (Euskaltel) @ 1min 16sec
7. Jose Ivan Gutierrez (Caisse d'Eparge) @ 1min 17sec
8. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) @ 1min 33sec
9. Tom Danielson (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 1min 36sec
10. Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 1min 39sec

GC after Stage 2:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 5hr 5min 10sec
2. Alberto Contador (Astana) @ 18sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 22sec
4. Stef Clement (Rabobank) @ 49sec
5. Denis Menchov (Rabobank) @ 55sec
6. Markel Irizar (Euskaltel) @ 1min 16sec
7. Jose Ivan Gutierrez (Caisse d'Eparge) @ 1min 17sec
8. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) @ 1min 33sec
9. Tom Danielson (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 1min 36sec
10. Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 1min 39sec

Monday, March 23: Stage 1, Paredes de Navas - Baltanas, 176.3 km.

Lance Armstrong crashed in the closing kilometers of this stage. He was taken away in an ambulance with either a broken collarbone or injured shoulder.

Stage and GC placings and time for stage 1 are the same.

1. Joaquin Sobrino (Burgos) 4hr 31min 53sec. 38.906 km/hr
2. David Vitoria (Rock Racing) s.t.
3. Jose Joaquin Rojas (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
4. Ruben Perez (Euskaltel) s.t.
5. Manuel Cardoso (Liberty Seguros) s.t.
6. Hans Dekker (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
7. Juan Francisco Mouron (Xacabeo) s.t.
8. Denys Kostyuk (ISD) s.t.
9. Ricardo Serrano (Fuji-Servetto) s.t.
10. Pablo Urtasun (Euskaltel) s.t.
23. Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
27. Alberto Contador (Astana) s.t.