Drapac Professional Cycling

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Drapac Professional Cycling
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Team information
UCI code DPC
Registered Australia
Founded 2004 (2004)
Discipline Road
Status UCI Professional Continental
Website Team home page
Key personnel
Team manager(s) Agostino Giramondo
Tom Southam[1]
Team name history
2005
2006
2007–2008
2009–2010
2011–
MG Xpower–BigPond
Drapac–Porsche
Drapac–Porsche Development Program
Drapac–Porsche Cycling
Drapac Professional Cycling
Jersey
Current season

Drapac Professional Cycling (UCI Team Code: DPC) is an Australian UCI Professional Continental cycling team focusing on road bicycle racing. It was founded in 2004 by Michael Drapac to promote cycling in Australia and became a UCI team in 2006.[2] In November 2013 the team was promoted from UCI Continental to Professional Continental status.[3]

Team roster

As of 20 January 2016.[4]
Rider Date of birth
 Graeme Brown (AUS) (1979-04-09) 9 April 1979 (age 42)
 Brendan Canty (AUS) (1992-01-17) 17 January 1992 (age 29)
 Will Clarke (AUS) (1985-04-11) 11 April 1985 (age 36)
 Nathan Earle (AUS) (1988-06-04) 4 June 1988 (age 33)
 Brenton Jones (AUS) (1991-12-12) 12 December 1991 (age 29)
 Jordan Kerby (AUS) (1992-08-15) 15 August 1992 (age 28)
 Peter Koning (NED) (1990-12-03) 3 December 1990 (age 30)
 Jason Lowndes (AUS) (1994-12-14) 14 December 1994 (age 26)
 Gavin Mannion (USA) (1991-08-24) 24 August 1991 (age 29)
Rider Date of birth
 Travis Meyer (AUS) (1989-06-08) 8 June 1989 (age 32)
 Jens Mouris (NED) (1980-03-12) 12 March 1980 (age 41)
 Lachlan Norris (AUS) (1987-01-21) 21 January 1987 (age 34)
 Adam Phelan (AUS) (1991-08-23) 23 August 1991 (age 29)
 Tim Roe (AUS) (1989-10-28) 28 October 1989 (age 31)
 Tom Scully (NZL) (1990-01-14) 14 January 1990 (age 31)
 Samuel Spokes (AUS) (1992-04-16) 16 April 1992 (age 29)
 Bernard Sulzberger (AUS) (1983-12-05) 5 December 1983 (age 37)

Major results

2006
1st Stage 2 Tour of Wellington, Stuart Shaw
1st Stages 1, 2, 3 & 7, Tour de Taiwan, Robert McLachlan
1st Overall Tour of Chongming Island, Robert McLachlan
1st Stage 1 & 3, Robert McLachlan
1st Stage 1 & 5 Tour de Korea, Stuart Shaw
1st Stage 2 & 6 Tour de Korea, Robert McLachlan
1st Stage 7 Tour de Korea, Darren Lapthorne
1st Melbourne to Warrnambool Classic, Robert McLachlan
1st Stage 3 Tour of Southland, Robert McLachlan
2007
1st Stage 6 Tour de Taiwan, Robert McLachlan
1st Stage 3 Tour de Hokkaido, Mitchell Docker
1st Stage 5 Tour de Hokkaido, Darren Lapthorne
2008
1st Stage 3 Tour de Taiwan, Peter McDonald
1st Stage 5 Tour of East Java, Mitchell Docker
1st Stage 5 Tour de Hokkaido, Peter McDonald
2009
1st Overall Tour of Wellington, Peter McDonald
1st Stage 2, Peter McDonald
1st Stage 1 Tour de Gironde, Stuart Shaw
1st Stage 1 Tour de Okinawa, Thomas Palmer
2010
1st Stage 1 Tour of Wellington, Peter McDonald
1st Stage 7 Tour de Langkawi, Stuart Shaw
1st Stage 1 Tour de Okinawa, Thomas Palmer
2nd Japan Cup, Peter McDonald
1st Melbourne to Warrnambool Classic, Rhys Pollock
2011
1st Prologue Tour de Taiwan, Adam Phelan
1st Stage 4 Tour de Taiwan, Floris Goesinnen
1st Stages 6 & 9 Tour de Taiwan, Adam Semple
1st Stage 6 Tour de Korea, Muhamad Othman
1st Stage 1 Tour de Brunei, Muhamad Othman
1st Stage 1 Herald Sun Tour, Rhys Pollock
2012
1st Stage 4 New Zealand Cycle Classic, Thomas Palmer
1st Overall Tour de Taiwan, Rhys Pollock
1st Stage 2 Flèche du Sud, Floris Goesinnen
1st Tour de Okinawa, Thomas Palmer
2013
1st Stage 5 New Zealand Cycle Classic, Thomas Palmer
1st Overall Tour de Taiwan, Bernard Sulzberger
2014
1st Stages 2 & 4 New Zealand Cycle Classic, Wouter Wippert
1st Stage 3 Tour de Taiwan, Wouter Wippert
1st Stage 1 (ITT) Tour of Japan, Will Clarke
1st Stage 2 Tour of Japan, Wouter Wippert
1st Prologue (ITT) Tour de Kumano, Will Clarke
1st Stages 1 & 3, Tour de Kumano, Wouter Wippert
1st Stage 4 Tour of China II, Wouter Wippert
1st Stage 9 Tour of Hainan, Wouter Wippert
2015
1st Stage 6 Tour Down Under, Wouter Wippert
1st Prologue (ITT) Herald Sun Tour, Will Clarke
1st Stages 1 & 3 Tour de Taiwan, Wouter Wippert
1st Prologue (ITT) Tour of Japan, Brenton Jones
1st Stages 1 & 6 Tour de Korea, Wouter Wippert
1st Stage 7 Tour of Utah, Lachlan Norris
1st Stage 9 Tour of Hainan, Brenton Jones
2016
1st Stage 3 Tour de San Luis, Peter Koning
1st Prologue (ITT) Herald Sun Tour, Will Clarke
1st Stage 1 & 4 Tour de Taiwan, Will Clarke

National Champions

2007
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australia Road Race Championship, Darren Lapthorne
2009
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australia Road Race Championship, Peter McDonald
2010
20px Malaysia Road Race Championship, Muhamad Othman

References

  1. "Vogels resigns as Drapac's sports director". sbs.com.au. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Drapac-Porsche Development Program launched", cyclingnews.com, October 20, 2005.
  3. Atkins, Ben (6 November 2013). "Drapac Pro Cycling secures Santos Tour Down Under wildcard with ProConti registration". Velonation. Retrieved 9 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Drapac Professional Cycling (DPC) - AUS". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 8 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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