NRC concludes at Thompson Bucks County Classic

Mancebo wins men's title, Competitive Cyclist top team

The USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) came to a conclusion this past weekend with the Pennsylvania's Thompson Bucks County Classic, comprised of Saturday's 165km road race and Sunday's 80km criterium. Patrick Bevin (Bissell) emerged from a late, five-man breakaway to win on Saturday while Eric Marcotte (Elbowz Racing) sprinted to victory on Sunday.

The top five of the men's overall NRC standings remained unchanged as Spain's Francisco Mancebo (Competitive Cyclist Racing Team) topped the final standings with 918 points. Australia's Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare) trimmed 36 points off his deficit, to finish the year in second place, 437 points behind Mancebo. The top American in the standings, Tom Zirbel (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies), completed the year 39 points behind Sutherland in third place, 38 points ahead of Chad Beyer (Competitive Cyclist Racing Team), who finished in fourth. Phillip Gaimon (Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder) rounded out the top five with 381 points.

The top five of the NRC men's team standings also remained unchanged after the Thompson Bucks County Classic. The Competitive Cyclist Racing Team completed the season in first place with 1,716 points. Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies finished in second place with 1,501 points, 77 points ahead of the third-placed Bissell Cycling. Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder finished the year in fourth place, 222 points out of third place and 264 points ahead of the fifth-placed Bontrager Livestrong Team.

The women's NRC concluded in early August at Illinois's Tour of Elk Grove with Carmen Small (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) claiming the individual title. Alison Powers (NOW and Novartis for MS) finished in second place with 862 points, only 13 points ahead of Jade Wilcoxson (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies).

Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies finished the year atop the NRC women's team standings with 2,751 points. Exergy TWENTY12 ended the year in second place with 1,539 points, 108 points ahead of third-placed Team TIBCO-To the Top.

Final NRC men's individual standings
1Francisco Mancebo (Competitive Cyclist Racing Team)918pts
2Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare)481 
3Tom Zirbel (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)442 
4Chad Beyer (Competitive Cyclist Racing Team)404 
5Phillip Gaimon (Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder)381 
6Joe Dombrowski (Bontrager Livestrong Team)372 
7Lawson Craddock (Bontrager Livestrong Team)371 
8Benjamin Jacques-Maynes (Bissell Cycling)367 
9Patrick Bevin (Bissell Cycling)315 
10Sebastian Salas (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)295 
11Andrew Jacques-Maynes (Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder)281 
12Christopher Baldwin (Bissell Cycling)249 
13Jesse Anthony (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)235 
14Andres Diaz Corales (Team Exergy)227 
15Luis Romero Amaran (Jamis/Sutter Home)224 
16Jeremy Vennell (Bissell Cycling)221 
17Nathaniel English (Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder)221 
18Coulton Hartick (Athletix Cycling Benefiting Globalbike)208 
19Tyler Wren (Jamis/Sutter Home)208 
20Evan Huffman (California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized)207 
21Christiaan Kriek (Jelly Belly Cycling Team)165 
22Eric Marcotte (ELBOWZ Racing)165 
23Matt Cooke (Team Exergy)159 
24Alejandro Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home)155 
25Carter Jones (Bissell Cycling)155 
26Cesar Grajales (Competitive Cyclist Racing Team)154 
27Morgan Schmitt (Team Exergy)153 
28John Murphy (Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder)148 
29Shawn Milne (Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder)146 
30Michael Friedman (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)145 
31Ian Boswell (Bontrager Livestrong Team)144 
32Andrew Bajadali (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)142 
33Tommy Nankervis (Competitive Cyclist Racing Team)142 
34Alexander Candelario (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)135 
35Michael Creed (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)131 
36Benjamin Day (UnitedHealthcare)129 
37Rubens Bertogliati (Team Type 1-Sanofi)125 
38Robert Britton123 
39Heath Blackgrove (ELBOWZ Racing)121 
40Logan Hutchings114 
41Christian Helmig (ELBOWZ Racing)108 
42Eric Young (Bissell Cycling)108 
43Fred Rodriguez (Team Exergy)104 
44K Frank Pipp (Bissell Cycling)104 
45Michael Olheiser (Competitive Cyclist Racing Team)104 
46Carlos Alzate Escobar (Team Exergy)103 
47Cameron Wurf99 
48Stephen Leece (California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized)96 
49Jeffry Louder (UnitedHealthcare)91 
50Marc De Maar (UnitedHealthcare)91 
51Charles Huff (Jelly Belly Cycling Team)84 
52Nathan Wilson (California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized)75 
53Christopher Winn72 
54Juan Esteban Arango71 
55Jasper Stuyven (Bontrager Livestrong Team)68 
56Chris Butler67 
57Joseph Rosskopf (Team Type 1-Sanofi)66 
58Julian Kyer (Bissell Cycling)65 
59Max Jenkins (Competitive Cyclist Racing Team)63 
60Tanner Putt (BMC-Hincapie Sportswear Development Team)60 
61Luis Enrique Amaran59 
62Robin Eckmann (California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized)56 
63Joseph Schmalz (Bissell Cycling)55 
64Ty Magner55 
65Craig Lewis53 
66Brunio Langlois52 
67Anibal Borrajo (Jamis/Sutter Home)50 
68Diego Milan48 
69James Oram (Bontrager Livestrong Team)48 
70Josh Atkins (Bontrager Livestrong Team)48 
71Chad Haga (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)46 
72Petrus Van Dijk (Jamis/Sutter Home)46 
73Scott Zwizanski (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)42 
74Julien El Fares (Team Type 1-Sanofi)41 
75Stefano Barberi (CashCall Mortgage)41 
76Devan Dunn (CashCall Mortgage)39 
77Luca Damiani (Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder)39 
78Travis McCabe (Landis/Trek)39 
79Tyler Magner (BMC-Hincapie Sportswear Development Team)39 
80Cole House (Competitive Cyclist Racing Team)38 
81Marsh Cooper (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)35 
82Ignacio Sarabia33 
83Travis Livermon (Team Mountain Khakis p/b SmartStop)33 
84Daniel Holt (Team Type 1-Sanofi)31 
85Connor McCutcheon30 
86David Santos (CashCall Mortgage)28 
87Jeremy Powers (Jelly Belly Cycling Team)28 
88John (Jackie) Simes (Jamis/Sutter Home)27 
89Robert Sweeting (Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder)27 
90Austin Allison25 
91Luis Enrique Davila (Jelly Belly Cycling Team)25 
92Tom Last24 
93Hector Rangel22 
94Adam Farabaugh (XO Communications p/b Cisco)21 
95Daniel Summerhill (Chipotle First Solar Development Team)21 
96Michael Weicht21 
97Carlos Lopez20 
98Javier Megias Leal (Team Type 1-Sanofi)19 
99Michahel Woell19 
100Ryan Knapp18 
101Nic Hamilton (Jelly Belly Cycling Team)17 
102Ian McKissick16 
103Jonathan Hornbeck (Hagens Berman Cycling)16 
104Josh Yeaton16 
105Lee Muse (CashCall Mortgage)16 
106Steve Fisher (Hagens Berman Cycling)16 
107Chris Ubebrti15 
108Marlon Perez15 
109Evan Oliphant12 
110Serghei Tvetcov (Team Exergy)12 
111Alder Phillip Martz (BMC-Hincapie Sportswear Development Team)11 
112Keck Baker (XO Communications p/b Cisco)11 
113Arles Castro10 
114Gabe Verala (Hagens Berman Cycling)10 
115Gavin Mannion (Bontrager Livestrong Team)10 
116James Mattis (California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized)10 
117Joe Lewis10 
118Kiel Reijnen (Team Type 1-Sanofi)10 
119Ricardo Van der Velde (Jelly Belly Cycling Team)10 
120Sean Sullivan (ELBOWZ Racing)10 
121Weimar Roldan10 
122Clay Murfet (Team Mountain Khakis p/b SmartStop)9 
123Menso De jong (Jelly Belly Cycling Team)9 
124Paul Mach (Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder)9 
125Bradley White (UnitedHealthcare)8 
126David Fleischauer (Hagens Berman Cycling)8 
127Sergio Hernandez (Jelly Belly Cycling Team)8 
128Cameron Peterson7 
129Scott Gray7 
130Davide Frattini (UnitedHealthcare)6 
131Ian Crane (Hagens Berman Cycling)6 
132Ryan Willis6 
133Aaron Fillion5 
134Ben Hill5 
135Jeff Perrin (Juwi Solar Elite Cycling Team)5 
136Timothy Rugg (Champion System p/b Stan's NoTube)5 
137Connor O'Leary (Bontrager Livestrong Team)4 
138Edwin Avila4 
139Jacob Rytlewski (Astellas Oncology Cycling Team p/b)4 
140James Schuman4 
141Karl Menzies (UnitedHealthcare)4 
142Nick Bax (XO Communications p/b Cisco)4 
143Alexey Shmidt3 
144Chris Winn3 
145Matteo Dal-Cin3 
146Pierrick Naud3 
Final NRC men's team standings
1Competitive Cyclist Racing Team1716pts
2Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies1501 
3Bissell Cycling1424 
4Kenda 5 Hour Energy p/b Geargrinder1202 
5Bontrager Livestrong Team938 
7Team Exergy720 
8Jamis/Sutter Home647 
9ELBOWZ Racing547 
10California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized434 
11Jelly Belly Cycling Team311 
12Team Type 1295 
13Athletix Cycling Benefiting Globalbike208 
14CashCall Mortgage111 
15BMC Hincapie Sportswear Development Team110 
16Juwi Solar Elite Cycling Team70 
17Hagens Berman Cycling56 
18Team Mountain Khakis p/b SmartStop42 
20XO Communications p/b Cisco36 
21Champion System p/b Stan's NoTubes/CRCA5 
22Astellas Oncology Cycling Team p/b ABD4 
Final NRC women's individual standings
1Carmen Small (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)1010pts
2Alison Powers (NOW and Novartis for MS)862 
3Jade Wilcoxson (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)849 
4Megan Guarnier (Team TIBCO/To the Top)602 
5Amber Neben533 
6Kristin Armstrong Savola (Exergy Twenty 12)407 
7Evelyn Stevens385 
8Kristin McGrath (Exergy Twenty 12)323 
9Clara Hughes300 
10Leah Kirchmann (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)296 
11Ina Teutenberg295 
12Jacquelyn Crowell (Exergy Twenty 12)292 
13Amanda Miller (Team TIBCO/To the Top)274 
14Theresa Cliff-Ryan (Exergy Twenty 12)270 
15Andrea Dvorak269 
16Emilia Fahlin250 
17Shara Gillow248 
18Kathryn Donovan (FCS/ Rouse p/b Mr Restore)237 
19Claudia Hausler225 
20Janel Holcomb (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)222 
21Joelle Numainville (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)221 
22Loren Rowney218 
23Jasmin Glaesser204 
24Julie Beveridge195 
25Lindsay Myers (Team TIBCO/To the Top)193 
26Lex Albrecht (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)187 
27Robin Farina (NOW and Novartis for MS)154 
28Emily Kachorek (Primal/MapMyRider Women's Racing)151 
29Tara Whitten (Team TIBCO/To the Top)148 
30Denise Ramsden (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)145 
31Meredith Miller (Team TIBCO/To the Top)142 
32Anne Samplonius (NOW and Novartis for MS)140 
33Ally Stacher139 
34Anna Sanders (FCS/ Rouse p/b Mr Restore)136 
35Olivia Dillon (NOW and Novartis for MS)124 
36Tayler Wiles (Exergy Twenty 12)121 
37Rochelle Gilmore115 
38Elizabeth Newell (NOW and Novartis for MS)109 
39Giorgia Bronzini107 
40Courtney Lowe (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)100 
41Flavia Oliveira100 
42Rachel Neylan99 
43Veronique Fortin (Team TIBCO/To the Top)92 
44Gillian Carleton91 
45Karol-Ann Canuel91 
46Trixi Worrack88 
47Samantha Schneider (Team TIBCO/To the Top)87 
48Maria Calle Williams86 
49Jessica Cutler82 
50Fabianna Luperini73 
51Emily Collins (Vanderkitten-Focus)72 
52Christina Gokey-Smith (NOW and Novartis for MS)71 
53Lauren Stephens (FCS/ Rouse p/b Mr Restore)71 
54Inga Cilvinaite70 
55Devon Gorry (NOW and Novartis for MS)67 
56Emma Grant (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)64 
57Lenore Pipes62 
58Tiffany Cromwell59 
59Lauren Hall (Team TIBCO/To the Top)57 
60Rhae-Christie Shaw (Exergy Twenty 12)57 
61Joanne Kiesanowski (Team TIBCO/To the Top)54 
62Brianna Walle52 
63Lindsay Bayer50 
64Ingrid Drexel47 
65Maaike Polspoel45 
66Laura Van Gilder42 
67Jasmin Hurikino41 
68Miranda Griffiths40 
69Amy Dombroski39 
70Joy McCulloch38 
71Kristen Lasasso38 
72Heather Logan-Sprenger37 
73Kaitlin Antonneau (Exergy Twenty 12)37 
74Jessica Prinner (ABD Cycling Team)36 
75Calle Williams35 
76Heather Fischer35 
77Katheryn Curi-Mattis (Vanderkitten-Focus)35 
78Jamie Dinkins Bookwalter (Colavita-ESPNW Pro Cycling Team)33 
79Annie Ewart (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)31 
80Kendall Ryan (Team TIBCO/To the Top)31 
81Alessandra D'Ettorre30 
82Katherine Williams30 
83Anna Barensfeld (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)27 
84Lea Davison27 
85Amity Elliot (Team Kenda p/b Gear Grinder)26 
86Rachel Warner (FCS/ Rouse p/b Mr Restore)26 
87Amy McGuire (FCS/ Rouse p/b Mr Restore)25 
88Erin Burton25 
89Kathleen Billington (Vanderkitten-Focus)25 
90Kathryn Hunter25 
91Jenny Ives24 
92Jessie MacLean24 
93Amber Gaffney23 
94Veronica Leal23 
95Mary Zider (Colavita-ESPNW Pro Cycling Team)22 
96Lorena Vargas Villamill21 
97Jenny Rios20 
98Jennifer Purcell (Team TIBCO/To the Top)19 
99Melanie Meyers (Landis/Trek)19 
100Briana Clark18 
101Debbie Milne18 
102Joanie Caron (Colavita-ESPNW Pro Cycling Team)18 
103Sarah Strum17 
104Scotti Wilborne17 
105Kate Chilcott (Vanderkitten-Focus)16 
106Nicole Justice15 
107Terra James15 
108Alison Tetrick (Exergy Twenty 12)14 
109S Guluma Ortiz14 
110Katie Colclough13 
111Alisha Welsh (Primal/MapMyRider Women's Racing)11 
112Laura Ralston (Team Kenda p/b Gear Grinder)11 
113Amy Thornquist10 
114Ashley James (NOW and Novartis for MS)10 
115Gwen Inglis (Team Kenda p/b Gear Grinder)10 
116Jackie Kurth (Primal/MapMyRider Women's Racing)10 
117Veronique Labonte10 
118Nicole Whitburn9 
119Christina Birch8 
120Moriah MacGregor (Colavita-ESPNW Pro Cycling Team)8 
121Cara Gillis (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)6 
122Erin Silliman6 
123Jennifer Weinbrecht (Primal/MapMyRider Women's Racing)6 
124Liza Rachetto (Primal/MapMyRider Women's Racing)6 
125Pascale Schneider6 
126Rikke Preisler6 
127Ana Cristina Penuela Martin5 
128Julie Emmerman5 
129Lauren De Crescenzo (Team Kenda p/b Gear Grinder)5 
130Mary Maroon (FCS/ Rouse p/b Mr Restore)5 
131Ruth Winder (Vanderkitten-Focus)5 
132Sarah Fader5 
133Veronique Drapeau-Zgoralski5 
134Leah Guloien (Colavita-ESPNW Pro Cycling Team)4 
135Lisa Campbell4 
136Whitney Schultz (Team Rio Grande Racing, Inc)4 
137Alexia Muffat3 
138Hayley Giddens (ISCorp Cycling Team)3 
139Kat Carr3 
140Catherine Johnson2 
141Rebecca Werner1 
Final NRC women's team standings
1Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies2751pts
2Exergy Twenty 121539 
3Team TIBCO/To the Top1431 
4NOW and Novartis for MS1295 
5FCS/ Rouse p/b Mr Restore467 
6Primal/MapMyRider Women's Racing239 
8Colavita-ESPNW Pro Cycling Team67 
9Team Kenda p/b Gear Grinder58 
11ABD Cycling Team12 
12Pepper Palace/Spin-Tech Training p/b ABRC5 
13ISCorp Cycling Team3 

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