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Hincapie Racing Team win US team time trial title in Greenville

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The Hincapie team on the way in for the win

The Hincapie team on the way in for the win
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Tanner Putt (UnitedHealthcare) warms up for his ride.

Tanner Putt (UnitedHealthcare) warms up for his ride.
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2 seconds till start for the Optum team

2 seconds till start for the Optum team
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Optum leaves the start chute

Optum leaves the start chute
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The top three in the mens race

The top three in the mens race
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Optum men take cover from the rain to warm up

Optum men take cover from the rain to warm up
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The Hincapie team gets organized quickly after the start

The Hincapie team gets organized quickly after the start
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UnitedHealthcare leaving the start

UnitedHealthcare leaving the start
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SmartStop leaves with a strong start

SmartStop leaves with a strong start
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Jesse Anthony (Optum) leads the team into the finish for second place

Jesse Anthony (Optum) leads the team into the finish for second place
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Karl Menzies leads the UnitedHealthcare team

Karl Menzies leads the UnitedHealthcare team
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SmartStop in the final kilometers

SmartStop in the final kilometers
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SmartStop takes to the trainers to warm up

SmartStop takes to the trainers to warm up
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Continental level Hincapie Racing Team stormed to the victory at the US team time trial championships on Sunday in Greenville, South Carolina. They proved to be the most cohesive and powerful team after covering the 32.16km course with the fastest time of 37:24, beating veteran team Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies, also a Continental-level team, while Professional Continental outfit UnitedHealthcare finished third.

Hincape Racing Team were the third team to set off on course, behind Optum. Their team included Ty Magner and Oscar Clark, who were very active during the previous day’s criterium championships won by Eric Marcotte (Team SmartStop), Mac Brennan, Dion Smith, Andzs Flaksis and Toms Skujins.

Optum’s team included Jesse Anthony, Tom Zirbel, Scott Zwizanski, Will Routley, Phil Gaimon and Tom Soladay. While UnitedHealthcare lined up with Adrian Hegyvary, Karl Menzies, Bradley White, Carlos Alzate, John Murphy and Tanner Putt.

Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Hincapie Racing Team0:34:24
2Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies0:00:05
3UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling0:00:35
4Team SmartStop0:00:48
5Lupus Racing Team0:02:36

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