Despite his Willunga domination, Porte has been beaten to the overall title by Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) for the past two editions. © Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo) has won the stage ending atop the hill six times in a row, and at the midway point of the 2020 edition the Australian leads the general classification after winning the stage 3 hilltop finish in Paracombe. "I'm positive that next year's race will be hotly contested," said race director Mike Turtur. "Personally, I'm looking forward to stage 2, which features a first-time start at Woodside before crossing over to Stirling, and is a route that's sure to suit the all-rounders. Future Publishing Limited Quay House, The Ambury, Thank you for signing up to Cycling News. In 2019, the South African stuck to Porte up Willunga Hill, having gained time earlier in the race. With Simon Yates, Alex Dowsett and more, Richie Porte in action at the Tour Down Under in 2019. Future Publishing Limited Quay House, The Ambury, All rights reserved. We've covered the biggest tech news at the race. Visit our corporate site. Willunga Hill, the often-decisive climb, will feature on the final day in the pivotal stage of the race, as organisers keen to keep the suspense and excitement going to the last day of racing. News Tour Down Under. BA1 1UA. Here are Cyclingnews' biggest and most important stories from the Tour Down Under in 2020. We will have features, rider interviews, race analysis and breaking news from the first WorldTour race of the 2020 season. Cyclingnews is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. "Another stage set to be a highlight is stage 4, with the crosswind between Mannum and Murray Bridge a considerable element to be contended with.". Receive mail from us on behalf of our trusted partners or sponsors? You will receive a verification email shortly. At the first WorldTour race of 2020, teams are going to be racing with all sorts of new tech for the first time – from bikes and wheels to kits and helmets. First WorldTour win for Holmes as Porte takes overall victory, Sign up to the Cyclingnews Newsletter. Bath ... Daryl Impey claims Stage 4 of Tour Down Under in bunch sprint. Tour Down Under tech: A closer look at the pro peloton's best looking bike, Feature ; The men's 2020 Tour Down Under route is, as usual, based around the city of Adelaide in South Australia, with starts in the suburbs of Norwood and Unley this year. The racing kicks off on January 19 with the now traditional Schwalbe Classic criterium, which isn't part of the race proper, but gives spectators a chance to see the riders on multiple occasions on the evening circuit, which this year moves to an even more central location in Adelaide. For more information about how to do this, and how we hold your data, please see our privacy policy. The 2020 Tour Down Under once again opens the WorldTour in its 22nd edition. Follow live coverage of the 2020 Tour Down Under, including news, results, stage reports, photos, podcasts and expert analysis - stages Page - Cyclingnews 2020 race deemed a success despite bushfires, organisers plan full program of racing despite COVID-19, Interview The longest stage is stage 4 from Norwood to Murray Bridge, which runs for 152 kilometres. Visit our corporate site. England and Wales company registration number 2008885. © The men's 2020 Tour Down Under route is, as usual, based around the city of Adelaide in South Australia, with starts in the suburbs of Norwood and … You can unsubscribe at any time. The Santos Tour Down Under is the first event of the UCI WorldTour and starts the international pro cycling calendar in the heart of Australia's summer. latest news. 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Holmes takes first professional victory as Porte wins GC. Bath Receive news and offers from our other brands? Three-time U23 time trial world champion got underway in Australia, News BA1 1UA. The latest news from the Santos Tour Down Under and beyond. Holmes takes first professional victory as Porte wins GC, Porte rallies on final stage to take second Tour Down Under GC victory, Tour Down Under Day 5 Highlights: Impey takes control as Nizzolo wins sprint, 'His left knee is a real concern' - Yates to be assessed after Tour Down Under crash, Sam Bennett powers to Tour Down Under Stage 1 win, Sam Bennett: I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t feeling the pressure, Hosking cruises to sprint success on Stage 1 at Women's Tour Down Under, Bennett to lead Deceuninck-Quickstep in Australia on debut for new team, Two-time champion Andre Greipel returns to Tour Down Under, Blazin' Saddles: Five talking points from the Tour Down Under, Impey crowned as Porte claims Stage 6 of Tour Down Under, Ewan crosses first on Stage 5 - but DQ gives victory to Philipsen, Daryl Impey claims Stage 4 of Tour Down Under in bunch sprint. All rights reserved. Cyclingnews is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. The 2020 UCI WorldTour gets underway with the Tour Down Under in a matter of days, and Cyclingnews will be bringing you previews, news, features and tech from the professional peloton in Australia leading up to, during and after the race. No further comment from Tour Down Under organisation, Alternate events being considered with quarantine spell likely for international riders, Current travel to and from Australia still restricted due to coronavirus controls, Three-time U23 time trial world champion got underway in Australia, Winder and Porte give American squad perfect start to 2020 season, First WorldTour win for Holmes as Porte takes overall victory, Australian believes cycling can benefit if gravel racing goes global, British neo-pro wins final stage in thrilling finish to Australian stage race, "They played the game, but in a way, they lost" says Trek DS Kim Andersen, Australian takes overall victory after battle of nerves with Mitchelton-Scott, South African drops out of contention as Porte sews up overall victory on Willunga Hill, EF Pro Racing rider lauds mass-participation events that are a 'shared experience', Welshman talks about winning the Tour de France, targeting the Classics and extending his contract until 2023, Tour Down Under tech: A closer look at the pro peloton's best looking bike, Porte, Impey, Ewan and new kid on the block Holmes animate Australian WorldTour race, Riders speak of the smells, lack of colour and sadness of the decimated areas, What data do pro cyclists want to see while racing? No further comment from Tour Down Under organisation, Individual time trial to kick off Spanish Grand Tour on August 14, Sam Bennett first across the line but relegated for barging Emils Liepins, Polish time trial champion joins on two-year contract from Trek-Segafredo, Roglic and Carapaz top GC favourites before two-day Asturian mountain blockbuster, Watch as Sam Bennett is relegated and Pascal Ackermann takes the win on sprint stage into Aguilar de Campoo, German says spate of crashes are indirectly a result of COVID-19-induced economic tension, Expected move comes after race founder's dismissal, Bora-Hansgrohe rider reflects on his 2020 season after riding the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, Schwalbe Classic: Adelaide - Caleb Ewan strikes first in Tour Down Under Criterium, Stage 1 - Sam Bennett takes Tour Down Under opening stage, Stage 2 - Tour Down Under: Caleb Ewan wins stage 2 in Stirling, Stage 3 - Tour Down Under: Porte wins stage 3 in Paracombe, Stage 4 - Tour Down Under: Caleb Ewan wins stage 4 sprint in Murray Bridge, Stage 5 - Tour Down Under: Nizzolo wins stage 5 sprint in Victor Harbor, Stage 6 - Porte takes Tour Down Under crown from Impey on Willunga Hill. Alternate events being considered with quarantine spell likely for international riders, News This time around he has snatched the race lead from Porte ahead of the final stage, with two seconds in hand. Giacomo Nizzolo sprinted to his first WorldTour win since 2012 on stage 5. 26/01 at 20:23. Welshman talks about winning the Tour de France, targeting the Classics and extending his contract until 2023, News Winder and Porte give American squad perfect start to 2020 season, Pro Bike