Amgen Tour of California
The 2019 Amgen Tour of California will cover a variety of terrain showcasing many of California’s most well-known and iconic settings and landmarks allowing different types of specialists in the peloton to shine throughout the week. With several fast and flat sections on tap in Sacramento, Morgan Hill and Pasadena catering to sprinters (not to mention a start overlooking the famous WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca), climbers will face challenges in South Lake Tahoe, the Diablo Mountain Range outside Stockton where they will reach an elevation of 4,625 feet, and on multiple climbs between Pismo Beach and Ventura. Fans and teams alike will count down to the men’s and women’s Queen Stages from Ontario to Mt. Baldy, which will feature a grueling 26-mile fan-favorite climb to the summit finish, a day that will shake up the leader board and can make or break the quest for the overall victory.
Stage 4 of the demanding race returns this year to Monterey at Laguna Seca Recreation Area May 15. But different this year, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca will host the start of the stage 4, that races down to Morro Bay.
The annual Amgen Tour of California carries the distinction of being the only U.S. men’s and women’s races on the UCI WorldTour calendar and have helped launch some of today’s best known and most decorated international cyclists as well as continuing to attract the most talented competitors and teams in the world. With seven new courses between them, the event’s legacy as an international platform for both men’s and women’s racing will hold special significance this year as Olympic hopefuls gear up for Tokyo 2020.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 15
ADMISSION: Free to everyone.
DIRECTIONS: Please use the Highway 68 entrance.
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