Wednesday, January 7, 2009

U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross Headed to Wisco

The U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross has added the Planet Bike Cup in Wisconsin to its lineup for this fall.the race at Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie will open up the four-race series at the end of September.

"The addition of the Planet Bike Cup is tremendous for the series. Madison has a great cycling community and the Planet Bike Cup was already a wonderful event. We are thrilled to have added such a strong early season weekend of racing to our schedule,” Bruce Fina, the series' executive director, told VeloNews.

Planet Bike Cup founders Renee Callaway and John Ericsson told Cyclocross Magazine: “We’re excited to have this opportunity to partner with the USGP. It’s an exciting opportunity to highlight Wisconsin cyclocross and bring the best possible racing to the Midwest. We’re excited that the Midwest’s elite racers have the opportunity to showcase how they stack up with the best in the country in front of the home crowd.”

The 2009 series:
Sept. 26-27: Planet Bike Cup in Madison, Wisconsin.
Oct. 24-25: Louisville, Kentucky.
Nov. 14-15: Mercer Cup in Mercer County, New Jersey.
Dec. 5-6: Portland, Oregon.

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