2010 UCI World Ranking
The UCI World Calendar as well as the corresponding world ranking broke into the seasons 2009 and 2010 from the UCI ProTour. While this still formally existed, but it no points were awarded or published rankings. The World Calendar 2010 included, in addition to the 16 ProTour race another 10 such as the Tour de France, the Giro d' Italia and the Vuelta a España. These races were a separate category (HIS - Historic race) marked. Participants were selected for the ProTour teams. Also, any 17 Professional Continental teams, where the Wild Card status had been granted by the UCI, are invited by the respective organizers of a race.
In an announcement dated 26 November 2009, the UCI 17 teams granted permission to take off in 2010. The Team Astana was recorded only on the condition that it provides a bank guarantee in order to avoid bottlenecks in the payment of salaries to occur as in the previous season. Not permitted for the time being, however, was the Italian team Lampre. January 25, 2010 Lampre was granted a provisional license until March 31, 2010.
For the ProTour teams selected:
Professional Continental teams that have scored points for the world ranking:
Race of the HIS- category listed in italics.
On 1 June 2010, the UCI announced that taken after the suspension of Alejandro Valverde all his race results retroactively from 1 January 2010 from the rating and the points will be recalculated accordingly. This Philippe Gilbert was subsequently declared the overall leader after the Tour de Romandie and Cadel Evans took the overall lead after the Giro d' Italia from Valverde. Also in the team standings It lead to some changes later.
The final standings of the individual, team and nations of the UCI World Rankings:
278 drivers have scored at least one point.
The team ranking is determined by the points of the 5 best riders of each team are added together.
32 teams have scored at least one point.
The national ranking is determined by the points of the 5 best drivers from each country will be added.
Drivers from 34 nations have achieved at least a point.
- Category 1: Tour de France
- Category 2: Giro d' Italia, Vuelta a España
- Category 3: Monuments of cycling, Miscellaneous tours
- Category 4: Rest day races