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2005 Eneco Tour of Benelux (Pro Tour)

Results

Eneco Tour of Benelux podium history

August 3 - August 10

Wednesday, August 10: 7th and final stage, Etten - Leur 26.3 km Individual Time Trial

1. Bobby Julich (CSC) 31min 14.94sec. 50.522 km/hr
2. Leif Hoste (Discovery) @ 37sec
3. Erik Dekker (Rabobank) @ 45sec
4. Jan Hruska (Liberty Seguros) @ 55sec
5. Jose Ivan Gutierrez (Illes Balears) @ 1min

Final GC after Stage 7:

1. Bobby Julich (CSC) 29hr 8min 1sec. Average speed of 42.281 km over the race's 1,226.1 kms.
2. Erik Dekker (Rabobank) @ 21sec
3. Leif Hoste (Discovery) @ 41sec
4. Thomas Dekker (Rabobank) @ 54sec
5. Michael Blaudzun (CSC) @ 1min 7sec
6. Rik Verbrugghe (Quick Step) @ 1min 16sec
7. Carlos Barredo (Liberty Seguros) @ 1min 22sec
8. Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Discovery) @ 1min 28sec
9. Andreas Klier (T-Mobile) @ 1min 57sec
10. Serguei Ivanov (T-Mobile) @ 2min 12sec
11. Allan Davis (liberty Seguros) @ 2min 25sec
12. Serge Baguet (Davitamon-Lotto) @ 2min 58sec
13. Jan Hruska (Liberty Seguros) @ 3min 3sec
14. Jose Ivan Gutierrez (Illes Balears) @ 3min 7sec
15. Nick Nuyens (Quick Step) @ 3min 14sec
16. Staf Scheirlinckx (Cofidis) @ 3min 16sec
17. Janez Brajkovic (Discovery) @ 3min 17sec
18. Daniele Bennati (Lampre) @ 3min 18sec
19. Pieter Mertens (Chocolade Jacques) @ 3min 41sec
20. Michael Boogerd (Rabobank) @ 4min 17sec

Tuesday, August 9: Stage 6, Truiden (Belgium) - Hoogstraten (Belgium), 195.9 km.

1. Stefan Van Dijk (Mr. Bookmaker) 4hr 10min 37sec. 46.9 km/hr
2. Max Van Heeswijk (Discovery) s.t.
3. Simone Cadamuro (Domina Vacanze) s.t.
4. Tom Steels (Davitamon-Lotto) s.t.
5. Marco Zanotti (Liquigas) s.t.

GC after Stage 6:

1. Rik Verbrugghe (Quick Step) 28hr 36min 10sec
2. Allan Davis (Liberty Seguros) @ 5sec
3. Erik Dekker (Rabobank) @ 13sec
4. Michael Blaudzun (CSC) @ 15sec
5. Carlos Barredo (Liberty Seguros) @ 17sec

Monday, August 8: Stage 5, Verviers (Belgium) - Hasselt (Belgium), 194 km.

1. Max Van Heeswijk (Discovery) 4hr 41min 6sec. 41.408 km/hr
2. Alberto Ongarato (Fassa Bortolo) s.t.
3. Stefan Van Dijk (Mr. Bookmaker) s.t.
4. Tom Steels (Davitamon-Lotto) s.t.
5. Daniele Bennati (Lampre) s.t.

GC after Stage 5:

1. Rik Verbrugghe (Quick Step) 24hr 25min 34sec
2. Allan Davis (Liberty Seguros) @ 6sec
3. Michael Blaudzun (CSC) @ 14sec
4. Erik Dekker (Rabobank) @ 15sec
5. Carlos Barredo (Liberty Seguros) @ 16sec

Sunday, August 7: Stage 4, Landgraaf (Netherlands) - Verviers (Belgium), 232 km. With about 60 km to go with Christian Vandevelde (CSC), Jason McCartney (Discovery) and Bart Dockx (Davitamon) away, the peloton was directed off-course. The police stopped the trio who gained as much as 15 minutes during the fiasco. As you can see from the results, after they were allowed to proceed, they were caught.

1. Alesandro Ballan (Lampre) 6hr 6min 5sec
2. Rik Verbrugghe (Quick Step) s.t.
3. Leif Hoste (Discovery) s.t.
4. Allan Davis (Liberty Seguros) s.t.
5. Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Discovery) s.t.

GC after Stage 4:

1. Rik Verbrugghe (Quick Step) 19hr 44min 28sec
2. Allan Davis (Liberty Seguros) @ 6sec
3. Michael Blaudzun (CSC) @ 14sec
4. Erik Dekker (Rabobank) @ 15sec
5. Carlos Barredo (Liberty Seguros) @ 16sec

Saturday, August 6: Stage 3, Beek (Netherlands) - Landgraaf (Netherlands), 206.3 km.

1. Allan Davis (Liberty Seguros) 4hr 56min 44sec. 41.714 km/hr
2. Erik Dekker (Rabobank) @ 5sec
3. Daniele Bennati (Lampre) s.t.
4. Serguei Ivanov (T-Mobile) s.t.
5. Pieter Mertens (Chocolade Jacques) s.t.

GC after Stage 3:

1. Rik Verbrugghe (Quick Step) 13hr 38min 29sec
2. Allan Davis (Liberty Seguros) @ 2sec
3. Michael Blaudzun (CSC) @ 8sec
4. Carlos Barredo (Liberty Seguros) @ 10sec
5. Bram Schmitz (T-Mobile) @ 12sec

Friday, August 5: Stage 2, Geldrop (Netherlands) - Sittard/Geleen (Netherlands), 182.2 km.

1. Simone Cadamuro (Domina Vacanze) 4hr 14min 48sec. 42.904 km/hr
2. Marco Zanotti (Liquigas) s.t.
3. Enrico Gasparotto (Liquigas) s.t.
4. Manuel Quinziato (Saunier Duval) s.t.
5. Stefan Van Dijk (Mr. Bookmaker) s.t.

GC after Stage 2:

1. Max Van Heeswijk (Discovery) 8hr 41min 37sec
2. Rik Verbrugghe (Quick Step) @ 3sec
3. Gert Steegmans (Davitamon-Lotto) @ 12sec
4. Kevin Van Impe (Chocolade Jacques) s.t.
5. Carlos Barredo (Liberty SEguros) @ 13sec

Thursday, August 4: Stage 1, Geel (Belgium) - Mierlo (Netherlands), 189.4 km.

1. Max Van Heeswijk (Discovery) 4hr 20min 8sec. 43.685 km/hr
2. Marco Zanotti (Liquigas) s.t.
3. Steven De Jongh (Rabobank) s.t.
4. Giosue Bonomi (Lampre) s.t.
5. Erik Zabel (T-Mobile) s.t.

GC after Stage 1:

1. Max Van Heeswijk (Discovery) 4hr 26min 51sec
2. Rik Verbrugghe (Quick Step) @ 1sec
3. Carlos Barredo (liberty Seguros) @ 11sec
4. Roger Hammond (Discovery) s.t.
5. Stefan Van Dijk (Mr. Bookmaker) s.t.

Wednesday, August 3: 5.7 km Mechelen Prologue.

1. Rik Verbrugghe (Quick Step) 6min 45.11sec. 50.666 km/hr
2. Carlos Barredo (Liberty Seguros) @ 1sec
3. Servais Knaven (Quick Step) @ 2sec
4. Uwe Peschel (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
5. Stijn Devolder (Discovery) s.t.
6. Mirco Lorenzetto (Domina Vacanze) s.t.
7. Benoit Joachim (Discovery) s.t.
8. Bram Schmitz (T-Mobile) @ 3sec
9. Marc Wauters (Rabobank) s.t.
10. Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Discovery) s.t.