The first four winning Fantasy Managers of the Spring Classics Game have been confirmed. They each win a pair of BBB's Winner Team glasses for having the individually highest scoring teams in each of the four classics - Milan-San Remo, Ronde van Vlaanderen, Gent Wevelgem, and Paris-Roubaix. The Winner Team glasses are the official sports glasses of the Quick-Step Innergetic professional cycling team 2007. The winning managers and team names are:
Milan-San Remo - Manager: Eufemiano´s syringes; Team: Riis the master04
Ronde van Vlaanderen - Manager: Topper; Team East Cleveland
Gent Wevelgem - Manager: Bob's Friend; Team: t4
Paris Roubaix - Manager: Dr. Do Little; Team: Grinders
There's still time to win a pair of glasses yourself, so enter your teams now! Remember you don't need to have competed in all the previous races to stand a chance of winning a Per Classic prize. You can just play for one race to win a pair of BBB's glasses. There are three races left to compete in this month.
The provisional rider-list for the Amstel Gold race has been updated with the latest entries. Remember to pick your teams before Sunday's race! We will update this list further once the official final list has been announced by the race organisers. The Amstel Gold race this Sunday marks the fifth of the Fantasy Spring Classics games on offer this year. All you need to do to take part is register and select eight riders before the live race starts on Sunday.
Why should you play this year? - You can win a Specialized S-Works Roubaix bicycle in Quick Step - Innergetic colours equipped with
Shimano Dura-Ace components and S-Works FACT oversized carbon crank and bottom bracket worth $6000 USD! That's not all you could win in this year's Fantasy games. To celebrate our fifth year of Fantasy games the Spring Classics will also be featuring some top runners-up prizes.
Giro d'Italia Fantasy Prizes Confirmed
Once the Spring Classics are out of the way at the end of April, we will be opening up the game system for the fifth year of Fantasy Giro d'Italia here at Cyclingnews. We are currently finalising the list of prizes on offer for this year's game. We are delighted to announce that Hed, Zipp, Shimano, Giro, Tifosi, Nutrifig are just some of the brands that will be featuring in our prize list for the game this year.
The Grande Tours take the Fantasy Game model to the next stage. In the Grande Tours you'll have to manage your team on a daily basis selecting nine riders from your team of 15 every day for the whole three weeks of an individual tour.
With the introduction of General Classification, Mountains, and Sprints points the more involved game-play presents even more of a challenge than the Spring Classics games. If you haven't registered already you could be missing out on one of the best ways to follow the key races this season. You can play for free for the first few stages so you can get a feel for the game.
For more details on how to play go to the rules section of the site for more info. To register your teams for the game go to Fantasy Cyclingnews.
It's a great way to follow the key races this year!
The Fantasy Cyclingnews Team