Monday, the 2006 Women's Prestige Series Final Standings were released and Webcor-Platinum, in second place after the International Tour de Toona, overtook TEAm Lipton at the CD&P Bermuda Grand Prix to claim the team title in the Women's Prestige Cycling Series for the second year in a row. With two stages completed, Webcor-Platinum held three of the top five places in the CD&P Bermuda GP standings. These results became final when the imminent arrival of Hurricane Florence cut the racing short.
1 Webcor-Platinum 1329
2 TEAm Lipton 964
3 Team Biovail 749
4 Victory Brewing 677
5 PABW p/b TIBCO 404
6 TRIA 118
6 Team Cheerwine 118
In the individual standings Kristin Armstrong (TEAm Lipton) developed an impressive lead in the series individual standings after the International Tour de Toona. That lead held after Bermuda, even though Armstrong was away at world championships, where she won the time trial title.
1 Kristin Armstrong (TEAm Lipton) 440
2 Kori Seehafer (TEAm Lipton) 253
3 Erinne Willock (Webcor-Platinum) 242
4 Stacy Marple(PABW Powered by TIBCO) 230
5 Felicia Gomez (Webcor-Platinum) 222
Erinne Wilock's trip to Worlds may have cost her the lead in the Best Young Rider competition, a classification that she won in 2005. Katharine Carroll (Victory Brewing) came from second place to claim the Series Best Young Rider classification, thanks to a strong performance at the CD&P Bermuda Grand Prix.
1 Katharine Carroll (Victory Brewing) 451
2 Erinne Willock (Webcor-Platinum) 385
3 Amber Rais(Webcor-Platinum) 352
4 Joelle Numainville (Team Biovail) 330
5 Flavia Oliveira (PABW Powered by TIBCO) 286
The 2006 Women's Prestige Cycling Series began at the Nature Valley Grand Prix in June, continued at the International Tour de Toona in July and finished at the CD&P Bermuda Grand Prix in September. The series began in 2004 with the goal of highlighting women's racing by giving them a spotlight that they don't have to share with the men.