1. Justin JULES, LA POMME MARSEILLE, in 3:40:05 2. Samuel DUMOULIN, AG2R LA MONDIALE, at 0 3. Thomas DAMUSEAU, ARGOS-SHIMANO, at 0
1. Samuel DUMOULIN , (FRA) Cof, in 3:39:29 2. Marco MARCATO , (ITA) Vcd, +0 3. Arthur VICHOT , (FRA) Fdj, +0
Samuel Dumoulin sprinted to victory to claim the first win on European roads on the 2012 calendar
There will be racing on three continents, with the season's first UCI-ranked raced set for South America
1. Jérémy Roy (Fra), Française des Jeux , at 3:30:55 2. Sylvain Georges (Fra), Auber 93 , at 2:38 3. Romain Feillu (Fra), at 2:43
Jéremy Roy (FDJ) rode away with the GP La Marseillaise on Sunday in France to win the first one-day race of the 2011 European racing
Editor’s note: With the European calendar getting underway this week, it’s time for a return to Andrew Hood’s regular
Jonathan Hivert (Saur-Sojasun) wins the French road-racing opener of 2010.
Jonathan Hivert (Saur Sojasun) wins the French season kickoff, the GP La Marseillaise.
With eight French riders in the top 10, it was no surprise that a national rider won the French opener to the 2009 European calendar in