Teams / Racers


The USA Pro Challenge, America’s Race, scheduled for August 17-23, 2015, announced the 16 teams for the 2015 edition of the event, highlighted by World Tour teams BMC Racing (USA), Trek Factory Racing (USA), Tinkoff-Saxo (RUS) and Cannondale-Garmin (USA).

The teams announced are the Pro Continental Teams of Novo Nordisk (USA), UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team (USA), Drapac Professional Cycling (AUS), and Caja Rural-Seguros RGA (ESP), a first-time American race participant

In addition, Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies (USA), Team SmartStop (USA), Hincapie Racing Team (USA), Jamis-Hagens Berman (USA), Jelly Belly presented by MAXXIS (USA), Axeon Cycling Team (USA), Team Budget Forklifts (AUS) and Cycling Academy, the first-ever professional team licensed from Israel.

 

Most of the top teams in the Americas will be featured, including UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling, led by Kiel Reijnen, the winner of the opening stage of last year’s race and stage winner and early leader in this year’s Tour of Utah. Young upstart teams like Hincapie Racing, led by American Robin Carpenter, a stage winner in last year’s USA Pro Challenge and Axeon Cycling Team’s Gregory Daniel of Golden, Colorado, and U.S. Under 23 U.S. National Time Trial Champion Daniel Eaton, highlight the young rising talent that will be featured at this year’s event.

Here is the roster of the 2015 USA Pro Challenge:

 

UCI WORLD TEAMS

BMC Racing Team (USA)
Team Cannondale-Garmin (USA)
Trek Factory Racing (USA)
Tinkoff-Saxo (RUS)

 

UCI PROFESSIONAL CONTINENTAL TEAMS

Caja Rural-Seguros RGA (ESP)
Drapac Professional Cycling (AUS)
Team Novo Nordisk (USA)
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team (USA)

 

UCA CONTINENTAL TEAMS

Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies (USA)
Team SmartStop (USA)
Hincapie Racing Team (USA)
Jamis-Hagens Berman (USA)
Jelly Belly presented by MAXXIS (USA)
Axeon Cycling Team (USA)
Team Budget Forklifts (AUS)
Cycling Academy (ISR)