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Race Results

Stage 1    Stage 2    Stage 3    Stage 4    Stage 5 

KATIE MACTIER LEADS THE NATURE VALLEY GRAND PRIX 

After three stages MacTier is the overall leader, with a 9-second advantage over Diet Rite’s Tina Mayolo-Pic, and 16 seconds over her Saturn teammate Manon Jutras.  Sarah Ulmer (TDS) and Karen Bockel (RONA/Esker) are 24 and 29 seconds behind respectively.  RONA/Esker’s young and talented Canadian rider Erinne Willock is 10th overall and leads the Under 23 classification. 

Third Stage :  Minneapolis Criterium 

Stage Standings

Rank

Name (team)

Time

1

Ina Teutenberg (GER, Saturn) 

 

2

Stacy Peters (USA, T-Mobile)

6”

3

Laura Vangilder (USA, Saturn)

12”

4

Sarah Ulmer (NZL, TDS)

13”

5

Nicole Freedman (USA, Basis)

s.t.

6

Andrea Hannos (CAN, RONA/Esker)

s.t.

7

Gina Grain (CAN, Victory Brewing/Amoroso's)

s.t.

8

Jennifer Eyerman (USA, VANIQA/Red 5 Racing)

14”

9

Tina Mayolo-Pic (USA, Diet Rite)

s.t.

10

Megan Long (USA, Jamba Juice)

s.t.

14

Karen Bockel (GER,RONA/Esker)

15”

16

Melissa Holt (NZL,RONA/Esker)

s.t.

30

Carrie Tuck (USA, RONA/Esker)                             

18”

37

Erinne Willock (CAN, RONA/Esker)

19”

 General Classification after three stages

Rank

Name (team)

Time

1

Katie MacTier (AUS, Saturn)

2h 37’ 28”

2

Tina Mayolo-Pic  (USA, Diet Rite)

9”

3

Manon Jutras  (CAN, Saturn)

16”

4

Sarah Ulmer (NZL, TDS)

24”

5

Karen Bockel (GER, RONA/Esker)

29”

6

Dotsie Cowden (USA, T Mobile)

50”

7

Amy Moore (CAN, Saturn)

56”

8

Melissa Holt (NZL, RONA/Esker)

1’ 03”

9

Margaret Hemsley (Équipe Nurnberger)

1’ 20”

10

Erinne Willock (CAN, RONA/Esker)

5’ 05”

19

Andrea Hannos (CAN, RONA/Esker)

6’ 15”

20

Carrie Tuck (CAN, RONA/Esker)

s.t.

 The race’s web site is at www.minnbikefestival.com

Team RONA/Esker is one of only two Canadian women’s cycling teams in the Elite Category that are recognized by the International Cycling Union. The team is made up of four Canadian racers (Geneviève Jeanson, Andrea Hannos, Carrie Tuck and Erinne Willock), French racers Catherine Marsal and Magali Le Floc’h, New Zealander Melissa Holt, German Karen Bockel and American Kristen LaSasso. The team’s web site is at www.ronateam.ca.

RONA is Canada’s leading hardware and home renovation retailer (www.rona.ca). Esker is a natural spring water from the north of Canada, sold in North America and Asia (www.eskerwater.com).

The team also receives equipment and service sponsorships from many companies, including Colnago, Biemme, Shimano, Michelin, Mavic, Diadora, Limar, Selle Italia, ITM, Look, CatEye, Tacx, Finish Line, Cane Creek, Saris, Power Tap, Cycles Lambert and Club Médico-Sportif. 

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