RideLondon Classic one of 21 applicants for WorldTour status in 2017

The UCI have confirmed the 1.HC RideLondon Classic was one of 21 race to apply for WorldTour status. There are 27 events on the 2016 WorldTour calendar. If successful, the one-day race would become the first British race to join he top-tier events of men's road racing. The women's Prudential Ride London Grand Prix is part of the inaugural Women's WorldTour for 2016 that starts Saturday with the Strade Bianche Women.

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