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2009 Amgen Tour of California (HC)

February 14 - February 22

Tour of California podium history page

Stages and results below route map.

Sunday, February 22: 8th and Final Stage, Rancho Bernardo - Escondido, 155.8 km (96.8 miles).

1. Franck Schleck (Saxo) 3hr 48min 39sec
2. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) @ 2sec
3. George Hincapie (Columbia) @ 40sec
4. Rory Sutherland (OUCH) s.t.
5. Grischa Nierman (Rabobank) s.t.
6. Jose Luis Rubiera (Astana) s.t.
7. Yaroslav Popovych (Astana) s.t.
8. Jens Voigt (Saxo) s.t.
9. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) s.t.
10. Hubert Dupont (Ag2R) s.t.

Final GC after Stage 8:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 31hr 28min 21sec
2. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 30sec
3. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 45sec
4. Jens Voigt (Saxo) @ 1min 10sec
5. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) @ 1min 29sec
6. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) @ 1min 37sec
7. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 1min 46sec
8. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 1min 54sec
9. Tom Danielson (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 2min 24sec
10. Jose Luis Rubiera (Astana) @ 2min 48sec
11. Kevin Seeldraeyers (Quick Step) @ 2min 57sec
12. Frank Schleck (Saxo) @ 3min 19sec
13. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) @ 3min 37sec
14. Jurgen Van De Walle (Quick Step) @ 4min 15sec
15. George Hincapie (Columbia) @ 4min 19sec

Saturday, February 21: Stage 7, Santa Clarita - Pasadena, 143 km (88.9 miles).

1. Rinaldo Nocentini (Ag2R) 3hr 24min 43sec
2. Hayden Roulston (Cervelo) s.t.
3. Pieter Weening (Rabobank) s.t.
4. Markus Zberg (BMC) @ 7sec
5. Martin Elmiger (Ag2R) s.t.
6. Chris Baldwin (Rock Racing) s.t.
7. George Hincapie (Columbia) s.t.
8. Frank Schleck (Saxo) s.t.
9. Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
10. Addy Engels (Quick Step) s.t.

GC after Stage 7:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 27hr 39min 2sec
2. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 36sec
3. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 45sec
4. Jens Voigt (Saxo) @ 1min 10sec
5. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) @ 1min 29sec
6. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 1min 46sec
7. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 1min 54sec
8. Janez Brajkovic (Astana) @ 1min 59sec
9. Chris Horner (Astana) @ 2min 13sec
10. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) @ 2min 21sec

Friday, February 20: Stage 6, Solvang 24 km (15 miles) Individual Time Trial.

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 30min 40sec
2. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 8sec
3. Gustav Larsson (Saxo) @ 17sec
4. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 22sec
5. Jens Voigt (Saxo) @ 30sec
6. George Hincapie (Columbia) @ 36sec
7. Tom Zirbel (Bissell) @ 39sec
8. Jason McCartney (Saxo) @ 41sec
9. Stef Clement (Rabobank) @ 43sec
10. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) @ 43sec
14. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 1min 16sec

GC after Stage 6:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 24hr 12sec
2. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 36sec
3. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 46sec
4. Jens Voigt (Saxo) @ 1min 10sec
5. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) @ 1min 29sec
6. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 1min 46sec
7. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 1min 54sec
8. Janez Brajkovic (Astana) @ 1min 59sec
9. Chris Horner (Astana) @ 2min 13sec
10. Francisco Mancebo (Rock Racing) @ 2min 15sec

Thursday, February 19: Stage 5, Visalia - Paso Robles, 216 km (134.3 miles)

1. Mark Cavendish (Columbia) 5hr 7min 28sec
2. Tom Boonen (Quick Step) s.t.
3. Pedro Horillo (Rabobank) s.t.
4. Francesco Chicchi (Liquigas) s.t.
5. Thor Hushovd (Cervelo) s.t.
6. Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Colavita) s.t.
7. Fred Rodriguez (Rock Racing) s.t.
8. Martin Elmiger (Ag2R) s.t.
9. Bernard Sulzberger (Fly V Australia) s.t.
10. Karl Menzies (OUCH) s.t.

GC after stage 5:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 23hr 41min 20sec
2. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 24sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 28sec
4. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 30sec
5. Chris Horner (Astana) @ 34sec
6. Janez Brajkovic (Astana) @ 38sec
7. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) s.t.
8. Jose Luis Rubiera (Astana) s.t.
9. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) s.t.
10. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 39sec

Wednesday, February 18: Stage 4, Merced - Clovis, 187.7 km (115.4 miles)

1. Mark Cavendish (Columbia) 4hr 42min 38sec
2. Tom Boonen (Quick Step) s.t.
3. Juan Jose Haedo (Saxo) s.t.
4. Thor Hushovd (Cervelo) s.t.
5. Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
6. Markus Zberg (BMC) s.t.
7. Fred Rodriguez (Rock Racing) s.t.
8. Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Colavita) s.t.
9. Bernard Sulzberger (Fly V Australia)
10. Martin Elmiger (Ag2R) s.t.

GC after stage 4:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 18hr 33min 52sec
2. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 24sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 28sec
4. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 30sec
5. Chris Horner (Astana) @ 34sec
6. Janez Brajkovic (Astana) @ 38sec
7. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) s.t.
8. Jose Luis Rubiera (Astana) s.t.
9. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) s.t.
10. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 39sec

Tuesday, February 17: Stage 3, San Jose - Modesto, 167.7 km (104.2 miles)

1. Thor Hushovd (Cervelo) 4hr 28min 12sec. 37.52 km/hr
2. Oscar Freire (Rabobank) s.t.
3. Mark Renshaw (Columbia) s.t.
4. Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
5. Mark Cavendish (Columbia) s.t.
6. Brett Lancaster (Cervelo) s.t.
7. Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Colavita) s.t.
8. Fred Rodriguez (Rock Racing) s.t.
9. Markus Zberg (BMC) s.t.
10. Pedro Horillo (Rabobank) s.t.

GC after stage 3:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 13hr 51min 14sec
2. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 24sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 28sec
4. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 30sec
5. Chris Horner (Astana) @ 34sec
6. Janez Brajkovic (Astana) @ 38sec
7. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) s.t.
8. Jose Luis Rubiera (Astana) s.t.
9. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) s.t.
10. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 39sec

Monday, February 16: Stage 2, Sausalito - Santa Cruz, 186.6 km (115.9 miles).

1. Thomas Peterson (Garmin-Slipstream) 5hr 6min 20sec
2. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) s.t.
3. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 21sec
4. Chris Horner (Astana) s.t.
5. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) s.t.
6. Kevin Seeldraeyers (Quick Step) s.t.
7. Tom Danielson (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
8. Robert Gesink (Rabobnak) s.t.
9. Grisha Niermann (Rabobank) s.t.
10. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.

GC after Stage 2:

1. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) 9hr 23min 2sec
2. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 24sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 28sec
4. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 30sec
5. Chris Horner (Astana) @ 34sec
6. Janez Brajkovic (Astana) @ 38sec
7. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) s.t.
8. Jose Luis Rubiera (Astana) s.t.
9. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) s.t.
10. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 39sec

Sunday, February 15: Stage 1, Davis - Santa Rosa, 173.2 km (107.6 miles)

Previous race leader Fabian Cancellara, ill with a fever, abandoned. With most of the peloton behind by 5 minutes or more, it looks like the winner of this year's Tour will come from the first 20 riders in today's stage.

1. Francisco Mancebo (Rock Racing) 4hr 11min 7sec
2. Levi Leipheimer (Astana @ 1min 7sec
3. Michael Rogers (Columbia) s.t.
4. Jens Vogt (Saxo) s.t.
5. Chris Horner (Astana) s.t.
6. Steve Morabito (Astana) s.t.
7. Oscar Sevilla (Rock Racing) s.t.
8. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) s.t.
9. Andy Schleck (Saxo) s.t.
10. Lance Armstrong (Astana) s.t.
11. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) s.t.
12. Ivan Basso (Liquigas) s.t.
13. Tom Danielson (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
14. Kevin Seeldraeyers (Quick Step) s.t.
15. Jurgen Van De Walle (Quick Step) s.t.
16. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) s.t.
17. Bauke Mollema (Rabobank) s.t.
18. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
19. Jose Luis Rubiera (Astana) s.t.
20. Rory Sutherland (Ouch) @ 1min 30sec
21. Floyd Landis (Ouch) @ 4min 54sec

GC after Stage 1:

1. Francisco Mancebo (Rock Racing) 4hr 15min 46sec
2. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) @ 1min 2sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 1min 3sec
4. Michael Rogers (Columbia) s.t.
5. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 1min 5sec
6. Chris Horner (Astana) @ 1min 9sec
7. Thomas Lovkvist (Columbia) @ 1min 13sec
8. Jose Luis Rubiera (Astana) s.t.
9. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas) s.t.
10. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) @ 1min 14sec

Saturday, February 14: Sacramento 3.9 km (2.4 miles) Prologue.

1. Fabian Cancellara (Saxo) 4min 32.9sec
2. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) @ 1.21sec
3. David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 2.65sec
4. Michael Rogers (Columbia) @ 2.8sec
5. Thor Hushovd (Cervelo) @ 3.13sec
6. Geroge Hincapie (Columbia) @ 3.4sec
7. Tom Boonen (Quick Step) s.t.
8. Mark Renshaw (Columbia) @ 4sec
9. Svein Tuft (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 4.2sec
10. Lance Armstrong (Astana) @ 4.3sec