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Wout Poels (Team INEOS) wins Stage 7 in the rain.
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Wout Poels (Team INEOS) on the podium following his Stage 7 victory
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2019 Criterium du Dauphine Route Map

2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 8 Profile

 Notes:  (latest notes always appear at the top)

 
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- Start List here.  (final)

- Stage 8 route map, profile and info in table below.

- Dylan van Baarle (Team INEOS) won Stage 8.  Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) wins the 2019 Criterium du Dauphine.

- 2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage Previews, Towns, Timetables, Profiles:

Stage details Stage profiles
Stage 1: Sunday, June 9
Aurillac/Jussac (142 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 2: Monday, June 10
Mauriac/Craponne-sur-Arzon (180 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 3: Tuesday, June 11
Le Puy en Velay/Riom (172 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 4: Wednesday, June 12
Roanne/Roanne (26.1 km TTT)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 5: Thursday, June 13
Boën-sur-Lignon/Voiron (201 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 6: Friday, June 14
Saint-Vulbas Plaine de l'Ain/Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne (228 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 7: Saturday, June 15
Saint-Genix-les-Villages/Les Sept Laux-Pipay (133 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 8: Sunday, June 16
Cluses/Champéry (113.5 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 

 

- Photos:  2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 2 Photos.

- Photos:  2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 1 Photos.

- Art:  Criterium du Dauphine Art.

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- Results:  Criterium du Dauphine Results.

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- Emanuel Buchmann (Bora-Hansgrohe) after Stage 7: "It was indeed a queen stage today, but the rain made the final ascent even harder. Huge thanks to the whole team, the boys supported me the whole day and always brought me into position. I rode in the group of favourites, and wanted to wait with a final attack as long as possible. Then I thought, now or never and launched and gave it a try. Fuglsang went with me but as Poels bridged across it was just too late to react. Of course, a victory would have been excellent but I will give my best tomorrow to make that one second up to the podium."

- Wout Poels (Team INEOS) won Stage 7.  Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) is new overall leader.

- Alessandro De Marchi (CCC Team) following Stage 6: "It was not easy to get into the breakaway and the key moment, when the group was formed, was on the downhill from the first small bump, where we made the selection. That moment marked the start of a really long day for us. It was quite funny because the beginning of the stage looked similar to yesterday's finale, with three guys breaking away and the peloton chasing."

- Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quickstep) won Stage 6.  Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) retained the overall race lead.

- Grischa Niermann (Jumbo-Visma) following Wout Van Aert's victory on Stage 5: "This is a very nice win.  With an eye on the green jersey, we tried to get Wout in position for the sprint and grab the necessary points. It’s great that Wout wins."

- Race leader Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) following Stage 5: "Nothing really happened until about 60kilometres to go today. The wind was picking up a little bit but still, it wasn’t the right direction or it wasn’t strong enough to do anything, so it was just a bit of stress in the peloton.  I don’t know much about tomorrow’s final, the downhill at the end could be decisive but it’s not worth risking your life for gaining ten seconds."

- Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) won Stage 5.  Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) remains leader on G.C.

- Steven Kruijswijk following Wout Van Aert's Stage 4 victory: "It is super nice that he wins. With a second and third place this week, he was close twice already. It was also a good day for myself. I know I can do good time trials and this fourth place confirms this. I am happy that my form is good. It provides confidence for the coming days and certainly for the Tour. It’s a pity that I lost time in the second stage, but we are back in a good position for the Alps. I am happy with the way this day evolved."

- Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) won Stage 4.  Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) is new overall leader.

- Enrico Poitschke, Bora-Hansgrohe Sports Director after Stage 3 which was won by Sam Bennett: "We wanted to take control of the race right from the beginning. That only two riders went up the road was an advantage for us. When they had three minutes, Cesare started to pull and other teams joined to help us close the gap, therefore it was clear that it would come down to a sprint. The rain and cold temperatures made the race hard. In the finale we waited quite long with our lead-out. The whole team worked great and Shane did an amazing lead-out. Sam was the strongest and deserved the victory. Congrats to the whole team."

- Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) won Stage 3.  Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida) retained the overall race lead.

- Dylan Teuns (TBM) after taking the leader jersey: "It’s a dream come true. I’m really proud to wear this jersey and to win my first lion. I will fight and give everything to keep it."

- TBM d.s. Vladimir Miholjević continued: "We’re all very happy with this great result achieved in a great way.  He won like a great champion. It was a matter of power. It gives us great hopes for the next days.We will for sure try to defend the leader’s jersey. Dylan and the team really deserve it."

- Team Bahrain-Merida Sports Director Vladimir Miholjević after his rider Dylan Teuns won Stage 2: "In fact our team’s strategy was that Dylan follows the attack of the best riders on the last climb, but attacks came earlier, so when the breakaway was brought back, he was clever to move on a counterattack and anticipate the last climb with a group of twelve riders. Then he went clear on the final climb with Martin, that was a good companion for him in the break. They collaborated and the chasers - that included big names as Froome and Quintana - didn’t manage to bridge the gap of 15” to them."

- Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida) won Stage 2 and is new leader in the general classification.

- Enrico Poitschke, Sports Director, Bora-Hansgrohe, after Stage 1: "It was a really strong breakaway today. We controlled the race to bring Sam into the bottom of the last tough climb in a good position in case he was able to make it over the top for the sprint, but the pace was too high. After that, Gregor tried and launched an attack, as the breakaway was caught Gregor gave his all and took a strong fifth place. Overall I think we can be satisfied with today’s opening stage."

- Gregor Mühlberger (Bora-Hansgrohe) following Stage 1: "I think, we showed a strong performance today. We worked for Sam, to bring him into a good position for the final climb. When Deceuninck – Quick Step took over control, the race went on fire. I launched an attack but unfortunately it didn’t work out. However, I tried and finished in fifth position, Emu crossed the line at the same time, so we have a good position for the GC."

- Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Dimension Data) won Stage 1 and is first leader in the general classification.

- More from Chris Froome (Team INEOS) before the race start: "It was quite nice in a way watching the Giro on the TV and actually not racing. Also remembering my feelings coming out of the Giro last year – it’s so different to how I feel right now. Hopefully I’ll be a lot fresher now coming into this next block and more ready to race, as opposed to being on the back foot trying to recover from the Giro."

- Chris Froome (Team INEOS) ahead of the race: "I think it’s a pretty good, well balanced route. There are a few lumpy days, a time trial and then some big mountain days. We’ll definitely get a good gauge of where we’re at after doing this Dauphine as there’s a bit of everything there.  I’m really happy with where I’m at currently.  I was probably a bit eager earlier this season in Colombia and probably did a little bit too much. I feel like this camp has been very different to that and I’ve been able to do exactly what I need to do. The feelings are quite different now having come back from Tenerife, if I compare them to how I felt when I got back from Colombia."

- Team INEOS roster for the 2019 Criterium du Dauphine:

Chris Froome
Vasil Kiryienka
Michal Kwiatkowski
Gianni Moscon
Wout Poels
Ian Stannard
Dylan van Baarle

- Chris Froome (Team INEOS) ahead of the 2019 race: "This approach and build-up to July is something we’ve tried and tested quite a few times over the years now. Our camp went really well, and as always at the second camp in Tenerife I start to feel a lot more ready for racing. Now I’m looking forward to pinning on some numbers at the Dauphine.  It’s hard to say where I’m going to be, given I haven’t done much racing recently, but I’d like to be there fighting for the overall win at the Dauphine. The Tour group as a whole is moving forward and looking really good and ready for the next couple of months ahead. So hopefully we’ll have a really strong outing at the Dauphine as well."

- Jackson Stewart, CCC Team directeur sportif before the 2019 Criterium du Dauphine: "We are going to Critérium du Dauphiné with a motivated group of riders. We are aware that the race will be very competitive, with the difficult terrain and the quality line-up which includes many riders who look towards July and the Tour de France, but we will look for every opportunity that presents itself to contest for a stage win. We won’t have a pure leader for the GC but, Riccardo Zoidl is capable of doing well in the mountains and he will try to do his best against the top pre-race favorites."

- CCC Team for the 2019 Criterium du Dauphine:

Paweł Bernas (POL)
Alessandro De Marchi (ITA)
Jonas Koch (GER)
Serge Pauwels (BEL)
Joseph Rosskopf (USA)
Laurens ten Dam (NED)
Riccardo Zoidl (AUT)
Sports Directors: Jackson Stewart (USA), Gabriele Missaglia (ITA)

- Alessandro De Marchi (CCC Team) ahead of the 2019 Criterium du Dauphine: "Critérium du Dauphiné is one of my favorite races in the calendar and I have some good memories from the previous editions as I won a stage there in 2013. It will be my first race after the recovery period so, we will see how the legs are and how they will adapt to a race rhythm. I will approach it as it’s the last step in my preparation for the Tour de France so, this means that I'll try to use every stage to improve my shape and enhance my confidence. It's a very demanding race so, I'll have plenty of opportunities every day to do that."

- 2019 TV broadcasters and broadcast times for Stage 1:

Sporza at 13:30 CET, 7:30am ET (6:30am)

Caracol Colombia at 13:30 CET, 7:30am ET (6:30am)

France 3 at 13:35 CET, 7:35am ET (6:35am)

Rtbf (la une) at 13:35 CET, 7:35am ET (6:35am)

RTP2 (Portuguese) at 13:35 CET, 7:35am ET (6:35am)

Sky Sport at 13:35 CET, 7:35am ET (6:35am)

SuperSport at 13:35 CET, 7:35am ET (6:35am)

TV2.dk at 13:35 CET, 7:35am ET (6:35am)

TV2 Sumo at 13:35 CET, 7:35am ET (6:35am)

SBS at 13:45 CET, 7:45am ET (6:45am)

Eurosport 2 at 14:00 CET, 8:00am ET (7:00am)

Rai Sport at 14:00 CET, 8:00am ET (7:00am)

- 2019 Criterium du Dauphine stage schedule/times:

Stage 1 - Sunday, June 9
Start at 11:00 CET, 5:00am ET
Finish at 14:50 CET, 8:50am ET

Stage 2 - Monday, June 10
Start at 11:50 CET, 5:50am ET
Finish at 16:30 CET, 10:30am ET

Stage 3 - Tuesday, June 11
Start at 12:25 CET, 6:25am ET
Finish at 16:31 CET, 10:31am ET

Stage 4 ITT - Wednesday, June 12
Start at 13:05 CET, 7:05am ET
Finish at 16:31 CET, 10:31am ET

Stage 5 - Thursday, June 13
Start at 11:25 CET, 5:25am ET
Finish at 16:29 CET, 10:29am ET

Stage 6 - Friday, June 14
Start at 10:15 CET, 4:15am ET
Finish at 16:31 CET, 10:31am ET

Stage 7 - Saturday, June 15
Start at 12:50 CET, 6:50am ET
Finish at 16:57 CET, 10:57am ET

Stage 8 - Sunday, June 16
Start at 13:45 CET, 7:45am ET
Finish at 16:54 CET, 10:54am ET

- Riders expected on the start line for the 2019 edition include: Chris Froome, Tom Dumoulin, Nairo Quintana, Richie Porte, Daniel Martin, Romain Bardet, Julian Alaphilippe, Philippe Gilbert, Tejay van Garderen, Michael Woods, Thibaut Pinot, Daryl Impey, Adam Yates, Warren Barguil, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Michal Kwiatkowski, Wout Van Aert,...

- Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) won the 2018 Criterium du Dauphine.

- The 2019 Criterium du Dauphine is being held June 9-16.

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Recent winners of the Criterium du Dauphine:

2018: Geraint Thomas
2017: Jakob Fuglsang
2016:
Chris Froome
2015: Chris Froome
2014: Andrew Talansky
2013:
Chris Froome
2012: Bradley Wiggins
2011: Bradley Wiggins
 

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Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quickstep) leads the day's breakaway of 3 men during Stage 6.
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The peloton climbs during a scenic Stage 6.
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Out front all day in the breakaway, Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quickstep) wins Stage 6.  Said Alaphilippe post-stage: "I’m always hungry and every victory is important, but to take a stage at the Dauphiné – my first race of the season in France – is really special and makes me extremely happy. The stage was long and hard, but we worked well together and opened that huge gap. In the sprint, I knew that Gregor was explosive and that with the headwind it was important not to go too early. It’s a beautiful win, good for my confidence before the Tour de France, and the fact that it brought me also the blue jersey makes it a really perfect day."
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2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 7 Profile

 


The peloton passes by a cafe during Stage 5.
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Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) wins Stage 5, his second consecutive stage victory.  Van Aert post-stage comment: "This is unbelievable. I never expected to beat Sam Bennett here.  We knew that it was going to be very sinuous and technical with all those roundabouts in the last two kilometres. It was necessary to be in position fairly early. My teammates brought me well and I positioned myself behind the leadout of Bennett in the slipstream of Alaphilippe.  I launched my sprint in the last corner. When I passed Julian, I knew I had it: my second win in a row. What a great week. I did not expect to be able to win here, but I did want to try and sprint for my green jersey. From tomorrow on I will be riding in support of our leader Steven Kruijswijk and try to take the green jersey back to Belgium."
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2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 6 Profile

 


Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) in action on his way to winning the Stage 4 Individual Time Trial at Roanne
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Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) rode to a third place finish, 47 seconds off of Van Aert's winning time.
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Stage 4 ITT winner Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) gives a thumbs up from the podium.  Post-stage, Van Aert had this to say: "It’s a great win. I can’t believe it.  I have worked a lot on my time trial in recent weeks, but I never expected to win here. I am very happy with this victory. Obviously the course suited me very well with the long straight roads and that climb.  I knew I could do good time trials, but I never really focused on it because of my cyclocross duties."
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Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) leads in the general classification following the Stage 4 Individual Time Trial.
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2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 5 Profile

 


The peloton rides through some woods during Stage 3.
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The peloton rides by a castle on the road from Le Puy en Velay to Riom during Stage 3.
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Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) wins Stage 3.  Said Bennett post-stage: "I am super happy to take the win today. It's certainly not just my victory, the team rode absolutely amazing today and the support I got is what made that win look so easy! Therefore, a huge thanks to the whole team for the effort. Let's hope the legs are still good for stage 5 in two days."
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2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 4 Profile

 


The peloton rides through the countryside during Stage 2.
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Stage 2 came down to a two-man sprint finish as Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida) and Guillaume Martin (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) battled it out.
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Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida) won Stage 2.  Teuns had this to say after his victory: "I’m super happy with this.  This is something special. My last win was in Poland almost 24 months ago and this one is also a really nice victory."
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Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida) is new overall leader following his victory on Stage 2.
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2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 3 Profile

 


The peloton rides along a scenic route during 2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 1.
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Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Dimension Data) wins Stage 1.  Boasson Hagen following his victory: "I am really happy with today's win. It has been a while since I have won in the World Tour, so this is great win for me and for Team Dimension Data. I was really suffering on the climb, but I managed to stay there in the group while the best sprinters were dropped. That worked out really well for me. I had good speed in the sprint and am just really happy to have won and to take the yellow jersey, even if only for a few days."
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Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Dimension Data) is first overall leader of the 2019 Criterium du Dauphine following his victory on Stage 1.
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2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 2 Profile

 


Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) won the 2018 Criterium du Dauphine.
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2019 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 1 Profile

 

2018 Criterium du Dauphine Route Map

2018 Criterium du Dauphine Stage 7 Profile

 

Notes from the 2018 Criterium du Dauphine

- Steffen Radochla, sports director, Bora-Hansgrohe: "I think we can be really happy with our performance here. We took a stage win, Emanuel finished 6thin the overall ranking and he had plenty of top ten results. The team worked good together and gave everything for Emanuel. Therefore, I think we can be satisfied and looking forward to our next main goals."

- Emanuel Buchmann (Bora-Hansgrohe) following the final stage of the 2018 Criterium du Dauphine: "It was a tough stage and the final saw a lot of attacks. I could follow the pace but on the final metres Bardet overtook me and therefore I missed the podium. In the general classification I finished this year’s Criterium du Dauphine in 6thplace, I am satisfied with my performance here."

- Official site tracking/ticker LIVE here.  Cyclingnews ticker LIVE here.

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- LIVE video here and here.  (Vrt/een, Dutch)

- Results: Bilbao wins in La Rosiere.  (Cyclingnews) - Thomas stays in control after intense mountain stage.

- Stage 7 route map, profile and info in table below.

- Pello Bilbao (Astana Pro Team) won Stage 6.  Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) remains overall leader.

- 2018 Criterium du Dauphine Stage Previews, Towns, Timetables, Profiles:

Stage details Stage profiles
Prologue: Sunday, June 3
Valence/Valence (6.6 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 1: Monday, June 4
Valence/Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert (179 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 2: Tuesday, June 5
Montbrison/Belleville (181 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 3: Wednesday, June 6
Pont-de-Vaux/Louhans-Châteaurenaud (35 km TTT)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 4: Thursday, June 7
Chazey-sur-Ain/Lans-en-Vercors (181 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 5: Friday, June 8
Grenoble/Valmorel (130 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 6: Saturday, June 9
Frontenex/La Rosière Espace San Bernardo (110 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 7: Sunday, June 10
Moûtiers/Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc (136 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 

 

- Steffen Radochla, sports director, Bora-Hansgrohe: "Lukas was in the breakaway of the day and Emanuel achieved another top ten result. He tried it on the final climb and was able to go with the other main GC contenders and finished sixth and moved up to 6thin the overall ranking. I think with all these results we can be more than satisfied."

- Emanuel Buchmann (Bora-Hansgrohe) following Stage 6: "On the final climb I tried to attack but of course the other GC contenders followed my attack. Bilbao was the fastest today and 4km before the finish, I couldn’t follow Yates but rode my own rhythm and finished sixth. In the overall ranking I moved up to 6thplace, which makes me really happy. Tomorrow will be a tough finale, but I think it suits me."

- Results: Dan Martin wins in Valmorel.  (Cyclingnews) - Geraint Thomas takes overall race lead.

- Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) following his Stage 5 victory: "Yesterday I attacked but couldn’t win, today it worked. I thought if I attacked, they’d let me go. I’m a little further back in the overall. I took the opportunity, everyone seemed to be in the red after Adam Yates attacked.  This success brings fantastic feelings, after second yesterday and a period of adjustment with the new team, where we all are getting familiar with each other.  The team was perfect, even when the wins don’t arrive, we are always a united group and I received constant support. That makes it all the better to add a victory as payback for everyone’s work."

- Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) won Stage 5.  Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) is new leader on G.C.

- News: Team Sky's Dauphine hierarchy takes shape on first summit finish.  (Cyclingnews) - Moscon in yellow but Thomas establishes himself as leader after Kwiatkowski struggles.

- News: Dan Martin back to his old self with Dauphine attack.  (Cyclingnews) - Irishman relieved to get a result after tough start at UAE Team Emirates.

- Results: Alaphilippe wins stage 4.  (Cyclingnews) - Moscon moves into race lead as Kwiatkowski gapped.

- Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) following his Stage 4 victory: "I am super happy, because this is a high-level race and all the riders are in very good shape. I knew this was the only day I could go for the win and told my teammates since the morning that I wanted to do something. Coming off an altitude training camp I didn’t have the best feelings, but I was extremely motivated to get a win in my home race, and having accomplished my goal gives me a lot of confidence with the start of the Tour de France just weeks away."

- Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) won Stage 4.  Gianni Moscon (Team Sky) took over the lead in the general classification.

- Results: Team Sky win team time trial.  (Cyclingnews) - Kwiatkowski moves back into race lead.

- Brent Bookwalter (BMC Racing) after the team finished second in the TTT: "I think we did well today and we should be proud of our effort. We rode solidly over the whole course. We were consistent, smooth and really strong but to pull off the win we would have needed an exceptional and unique ride.  It was a super fast course and we rode it this morning but it's always totally different at race speed. There weren't a lot of speed variations and not a lot of corners. I think we did a really good job staying together and relying on each other and working together."

- Team Sky won the Stage 3 Team Time Trial.  Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) regained the overall race lead.

- News: Impey takes the initiative to move into yellow at Criterium du Dauphine.  (Cyclingnews) - Mitchelton-Scott all-in for Adam Yates' GC challenge.

- News: Kwiatkowski loses Dauphine lead after late crash on stage 2.  (Cyclingnews) - Team Sky rider avoids serious injury.

- News: Boasson Hagen joins sprint battle at Criterium du Dauphine.  (Cyclingnews) - 'Hopefully I can get a result at the Tour de France' says Norwegian.

- Results: Impey takes overall lead as Kwiatkowski crashes.  (Cyclingnews) - Ackermann wins stage 2 sprint in Belleville en Beaujolais.

- Steffen Radochla (Bora-Hansgrohe sports director): "Pascal took an impressive win today. The whole team did a stellar job and showed a strong lead-out. We are really happy about this victory but now focus on the team time trial and the upcoming mountain stages."

- Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) following his victory on Stage 2: "I am more than happy with this victory. After my mistake yesterday, I wanted to make up for it today. I waited until the final metres to start my sprint and gave it all. The team brought me into a perfect position and did a great job today, therefore a huge thank you my teammates for their effort."

- Pascal Ackermann (Bora Hansgrohe) won Stage 2.  Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) is new leader on G.C.

- Results: Impey wins stage 1.  (Cyclingnews) - Kwiatkowski keeps race lead as South African champ moves into second.

- Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) following his victory on Stage 1: "It was a tough day all day, I actually didn't feel too good. I told Alex Edmondson he should go for the final himself and if I am there at the end I will try, but don't look after me, so I surprised myself at the end.  I found myself in a good position so decided to go at about 200metres, it was a long way out but I had good legs in the final.  I had no plan, even in the meeting when the team said we might go for you today, I thought it was a bit far fetched because I didn't know how I was going.  I surprised myself to beat guys like Kwiatkowski and Alaphilippe just before the Tour de France, so is a nice step in my career."

- Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) won Stage 1.  Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) remains overall leader.

- Results: Kwiatkowski wins Criterium du Dauphine prologue.  (Cyclingnews) - Team Sky rider takes overall lead as teammate Geraint Thomas crashes.

- Lukas Pöstlberger (Bora-Hansgrohe) following the prologue: "After a period of training, I am back in race mode and I am satisfied with my result and my performance today. We will see what happens in the upcoming stages, but I look forward to the next days, and of course I will support our GC contender Emanuel as best as possible."

- Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) won the prologue and is first leader in the general classification.

- News: Vincenzo Nibali: Dauphine is the best race to prepare for the Tour de France.  (Cyclingnews) - Italian returning to French tune-up race after two-year absence.

- News: Boswell ready to bounce back from 'disappointing' California performance.  (Cyclingnews) - American hoping to lock in Tour de France debut at Criterium du Dauphine.

- News: 10 riders to watch.  (Cyclingnews) - Key French stage race will show who's ready for the Tour.

- Preview: 2018 Criterium du Dauphiné Preview here.  (Cyclingnews) - Dan Martin, Bardet and Nibali headline 8-day race ahead of Tour de France.

- News: Bardet training at altitude in Sierra Nevada ahead of Dauphine.  (Cyclingnews) - AG2R team leader, third at last year's Tour de France, ready to step up.

- Max Sciandri (BMC Racing directeur sportif): "I think we have three riders, Damiano Caruso, Brent Bookwalter and Dylan Teuns, who can potentially go for the General Classification. Damiano has proved already this year at Tirreno-Adriatico that he can ride for the General Classification, but we will see what happens when we get there as I don't necessarily want to push him too much looking ahead to July.  Brent is coming out of a good ride in California, and I think he is a good option and also Dylan. We won overall at a few races last year together so we will definitely be looking at our plan as the race develops. There is also a team time trial to think about, and this is an important stage for us, as always. When we go into a TTT, we pretty much always deliver a good result so, we will try to do the same on stage 3."

- BMC Racing lineup for the Dauphiné:

Patrick Bevin (NZL)
Tom Bohli (SUI)
Brent Bookwalter (USA)
Damiano Caruso (ITA)
Joey Rosskopf (USA)
Dylan Teuns (BEL)
Danilo Wyss (SUI)
Sports Directors: Maximilian Sciandri (ITA), Jackson Stewart (USA)

- Team Sunweb roster for the 2018 Criterium du Dauphiné:

Phil Bauhaus (GER)
Roy Curvers (NED)
Johannes Fröhlinger (GER)
Lennard Hofstede (NED)
Tom Stamsnijder (NED)
Mike Teunissen (NED)
Martijn Tusveld (NED)

- Team Sunweb coach Aike Visbeek: "We line up at the Dauphiné on the hunt for stage results with our German sprinter Phil Bauhaus. It's a tough course with the race getting harder as it goes on, for the sprints we bring a strong lead out team with the experience of Johannes and Roy to help the younger guys on the road. Both Lennard and Roy are fresh out of playing a successful role in the team's Giro d'Italia success and the rest of the team are just back from California so all are motivated to continue the good form into the Dauphiné."

- Stage times:

Prologue - Sunday, June 3
Start at 12:08 CET, 6:08am ET
Finish at 14:50 CET, 8:50am ET

Stage 1 - Monday, June 4
Start at 11:45 CET, 5:45am ET
Finish at 16:28 CET, 10:28am ET

Stage 2 - Tuesday, June 5
Start at 11:50 CET, 5:50am ET
Finish at 16:31 CET, 10:31am ET

Stage 3 TT - Wednesday, June 6
Start at 14:50 CET, 8:50am ET
Finish at 16:32 CET, 10:32am ET

Stage 4 - Thursday, June 7
Start at 11:35 CET, 5:35am ET
Finish at 16:28 CET, 10:28am ET

Stage 5 - Friday, June 8
Start at 12:45 CET, 6:45am ET
Finish at 16:30 CET, 10:30am ET

Stage 6 - Saturday, June 9
Start at 11:00 CET, 5:00am ET
Finish at 14:48 CET, 8:48am ET

Stage 7 - Sunday, June 10
Start at 10:50 CET, 4:50am ET
Finish at 14:56 CET, 8:56am ET

- Official Start List here (provisional).

- Sunday's Criterium du Dauphine Prologue at Valence gets underway at 12:08pm CET (6:08am U.S. Eastern) with the departure of the first riderCriterium du Dauphine live streaming video should get underway at around 1:35pm CET (7:35am U.S. Eastern).

- Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) won the 2017 Criterium du Dauphiné.

- Art:  Criterium du Dauphine Art

- The 2018 Criterium du Dauphine is being held June 3-10.