Article 1. Organization
Tour of Cartier – East Mediterrannean Cycling Prohect (will be called Tour of Cartier Tour below ) is will be organized by the Velo Alanya, Address:Justiniano Deluxe Resort Alanya, 07415 Okurcalar/Alanya/Antalya, e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org, under the regulations of the International Cycling Union. It is to be held from 22 March 2018 to 25 March 2018.
Stage 1 22 March 2018 Individual time trial 10:00 6,47 KM *regular road bikes will be used for this stage
Stage 2 23 March 2018 road stage race 09:00 109,75 KM
Stage 3 24 March 2018 road stage race 10:00 175 KM
Stage 4 25 March 2018 road stage race 10:00 112,3 KM.
Article 2. Type of event
The event is open to athletes of the Men Elite Category.
The event is entered on the UCI Men Class 2 calendar.
The event is registered as a class 2.2 event.
The race is held under the regulations of UCI and this specifc regulation.
In conformity with the UCI rules (2.10.017), points for the UCI Men Elite ranking are awarded as follows:
Position – Point
Article 3. Participation
As per UCI regulations, article 2.1.005, the event is open to the following teams: UCI foreign professional teams (max. 2), UCI continental teams, national teams (max. 1 for the country given), regional teams and club teams. As per UCI regulations, article 1.2.052, each team must have and show the permission to start in TOUR OF CARTIER TOUR that was issued by their National federation.
Each participant of race must hold a valid licence for year 2018 and show it on request of the organizer.
As per UCI regulations, article 2.2.003, teams must be formed of minimum 5 and maximum 7 riders, who must be of age 18 or more (born 1999 and older).
As per UCI regulations, article 2.2.003, teams must be formed of 7 riders. According to art. 2.2.003 bis a team may not start with less than 5 riders.
Younger competitors must show written confirmations issued by their national federations, as per article 2.1.005 of the UCI regulations.
Each competitor and staff member is obliged to have a valid passport or another identification document.
It is necessary to comply with the visa requirements !!!
Race entries are sent to the address of the race secretariat on the official UCI race entry form, and must include name, date of birth, UCI code and licence number of each person. Please include also your requirements for accommodation of competitors and staff !!!.
The race is held under the regulations of UCI and this specific regulation.
The race takes place on roads open to non-race traffic which will be regulated at crossroads. Nevertheless, each participant must observe the Highway Code No. 361/2000 and its later amendments.
The organizers cannot be held liable for any accident or material damage to third persons before, during or after the race.
Competitors and staff are obliged to respect instructions of the organizer, jury and the police.
The time trial takes place on closed road. The organizer reserves the right to make necessary changes to this specific regulation in case of unforeseeable events.
Article 4. Race headquarters
For each stage will be ready 2 hours before the race at event area and also already working at Justiniano Deluxe Resort Hotel, Alara Turizm Bölgesi, Okurcalar, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
21,22,23,24,25 March 2018 – from 8:00 to 00:00
Team representatives are requested to confirm their starters and collect their race numbers before the race headquarters from 14:00 to 16.30 on 21 Mar 2018.
The race numbers will be collected by their representatives of the riders.
Each competitor will get a set of race numbers, to which no changes or adaptations are allowed to be made. The race numbers shall be well recognizeable. One race number is sufficient for the time trial.
Article 5. Starting order for time trial
The starting order for time trial will be determined by organisation at technical meeting according to the drawing lots. The riders will start from a stationary position.
Article 6. Presentation
All competitors and staff are requested to arrive on 21 Mar 2018.
All competitors and staff must have and show health insurance valid in the Turkey.
*Team manager’s meeting
The team managers’ meeting, organized in accordance with article 1.2.087 of the UCI regulations, in the presence of the Members of Commissaires’ Panel, is scheduled for 21 Mar 2018 at 17.00 at Justiniano Deluxe Resort Hotel Meeting Room.
Article 7. Neutral technical support
The technical support service is handled by the SHIMANO.
The neutral support is taken care of by means of: 3 neutral support cars and crew.
Article 8. Bonuses
Bonuses, under the articles 2.6.019 to 2.6.029, are awarded as follows: In stage 2,3 and 4: 1st place 10 seconds, 2nd place 6 seconds, 3rd place 4 seconds.
Time bonuses are not awarded in time trial.
In intermediate sprints: 1st place 3 seconds, 2nd place 2 seconds, 3rd place 1 second.
Article 9. Finishing time limits
The finishing time limit is 20% for 1.Stage and 15% for 2,3,4.stage.
The time limit may be modified and announced before each stage. This will be specified in the Commisaires Panel Communication.
The following classifications will be issued:
10.1 Individual time classification (magenta jersey)
Winner of this class is the rider with lowest sum of times recorded during each stage, in case of same time individual class in final placing, following criterias shall be applied.
1. the fractions of the second registered during ind. time trial will be added to the riders’ concerned total times to decide the order;
2. if they are still tied, lowest sum of placing in each stage will break the tie;
3. as the last resort, better placing on the last stage ridden will decide.
The leader of individual time classification is obliged to wear a blue jersey.
10.2 Point classification (orange jersey)
In time trial, points are awarded for 1st to 10th place: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1. Point classification is composed of final sprint and intermediate sprint. About stage 2, 3,4 points of final sprint and intermediate sprint will awarded and add together
For final sprint, riders on places 1 to 15 in stages 2,3 and 4, are awarded points as follows: 25, 20, 16, 14, 12, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 points.
For intermadiate sprint first place 5, second place 3 point, thihr place is 1 point. Points are awarded at each stage. It should be in the event two or more riders has same points score in the point classification the following criterias shall be applied.
1. number of stage wins;
2. number of wins on intermediate sprints counting towards point class.;
3. general individual class.
10.3 Climbers classification (red jersey)
First five riders win the following points ; 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 points. The general individual climbers classification is established by adding up the points scored on all climbs in all stages, and the winner of this classification is the rider with the highest points score. In the event if two or more riders have the same points score in the individual climbers classification, the following criterias shall be applied:
a) more wins in climb category,
c) better standing in general clasification.
The leader of climbers classification is obliged to wear a red jersey.
10.4 Teams classification
The teams classification in each stage is established by adding up the times of the first three riders of each team. In the event, two or more teams are equal on time in the teams classification, the following criteria shall be applied:
a) better sum of places of the team´s first three riders in given stage,
b) standing of the best riders of each team in given stage.
The final teams classification is established by adding up the total individual times of the first three riders of each team in all stages. In the event that two or more teams are equal on time in the final teams classification, the following criterias shall be applied:
a) more 1st places in teams classification in individual stages,
b) more 2nd places in teams classification in individual stages, etc.
If the above criteria cannot decide, the final criterion is standing of the best rider of each team in final general individual classification. The team with less than three competitors to finish the race cannot be included in teams classification. The leading team of the teams classification will not wear any special jersey.
Prize money will be awarded to riders placed at 1st to 15th place in each stage and at 1st to 15th place in final general individual classification. Jerseys and material prizes will be awarded in points classification, climbers classification, activity classification and teams classification.
Pos. 1.Day 2.Day 3.Day 4.Day General
1 232 € 482 € 482 € 482 € 839 €
2 118 € 240 € 240 € 240 € 419 €
3 58 € 120 € 120 € 120 € 209 €
4 30 € 60 € 60 € 60 € 105 €
5 23 € 48 € 48 € 48 € 83 €
6 17 € 36 € 36 € 36 € 62 €
7 17 € 36 € 36 € 36 € 62 €
8 10 € 24 € 24 € 24 € 41 €
9 10 € 24 € 24 € 24 € 41 €
10 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
11 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
12 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
13 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
14 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
15 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
16 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
17 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
18 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
19 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
20 6 € 12 € 12 € 12 € 21 €
581 € 1,202 € 1,202 € 1,202 € 2,094 €
Total Money Prize : 6,281 €
Article 12. Antidoping
The UCI antidoping regulations or Turkish Cycling Federation ´ s antidoping regulations are applicable to the event. The antidoping tests will take place at the finish of each stage. The way to the antidoping rooms will be signposted. Names of the riders chosen for antidoping test will be written on a board at the finish area.
Article 13. Awards ceremony
In accordance with article 1.2.112 of the UCI rules, the following riders must attend the official awards ceremony: the first 3 of the given stage and leaders of General individual classification, Individual points classification, Climbers classification. The riders will present themselves at the podium in a time limit of maximum 10minutes after the first competitors cross the finishing line!!!
At the general finish of the event, the following riders must attend the official ceremony – the first three of final general classification and winners of all secondary classifications and team classifications. Time and place will be indicated in the official time schedule. At the ceremony, awarded riders will receive prize money and material prizes. Prize money for riders on other awarded places will be issued according to official time schedule.
Article 14. Penalties
Commisaires panel can punish competitors and other participants in case of any offences against the race regulation and UCI rules. The UCI penalty scale is the only one applicable.
Article 15. Team cars
The dimensions of team cars to be included in the race convoy must be in accordance with the UCI regulation. If they are not, the car cannot be included in convoy. The order of team cars for stage 1 will be determined by organisation. In stage 1, it is possible to allow a team car for each rider.
The order of team cars for stages 2,3 and 4 will be established by the positions of the first rider of each team in individual classification. The numbers for team cars will be handed over to team managers by jury at competitors ´ signature sheets before the stage.
Drivers of team cars are obliged to respect commissaires ´ red flag when overtaking riders. In case of any accident or puncture, a rider can change a front or rear wheel, or the whole bicycle. The replacement is only allowed from a team car behind a group, on the RIGHT side of the road. Team cars are not allowed to give mechanical aid at the left side of the road.
Article 16. Signature sheets
Each rider must sign her name in a signature sheet 15 minutes before the start at last. Riders who will not do so, or who will let somebody else sign their name shall be penalized in accordance with UCI penalty scale.
Teams are required to take part in teams presentation ceremony 15 minutes before each stage, at the organizers request.
It is obligatory for riders to wear helmets. Taking off a helmet during the race is forbidden.
Article 17. Course signage
The race course will be marked by boards on the right side of the road as follows: 0 km (official start of the race), 50 km after the start, and the last 25, 20,10, 5, 4, 3 and 2 km to the finish. Last kilometre before FINISH will be marked by a red flag. Last 500, 300, 200, 150, 100 and 50 meters to the finish line will be marked by boards on the right side of the road. The finish will be marked by a white tape on the road and a banner FINISH. Intermediate sprints will be marked by green colour on the road – 1 km, 500, 250, 100 m before the intermediate sprint, a green tape on the road and boards reading PREMIE at both sides of the road.
Climb bonuses will be marked by red colour on the road – 1 km, 500, 250, 100 m before the climb bonus, a red tape on the road and boards reading PRİME at both sides of the road.
This Specific regulation was authorized by the Turkish Cycling Federation 2018 – Organizing committee “Tour of Cartier Tour”
Article 18. Radio Tour
The Radio Tour frequency frequency will be given during the technical meeting.