About the HSBC UK | Spring Cup Series

About the HSBC UK | Spring Cup Series

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The country’s best riders and teams will battle over five races for individual and team glory in the 2017 HSBC UK | Spring Cup Series.

Running from April to May, the HSBC UK | Spring Cup Series combines races steeped in history with recent additions to the calendar to bring top-level domestic road racing to five locations. 

How it works

In the HSBC UK | Spring Cup Series individual and team titles are awarded. The 2016 individual title was won by Adria Moreno Sala of Team Raleigh GAC while NFTO picked up the team honours.

Individual classification

Points will be awarded as follows for single day races and overall classifications in stage races:

Position 

Points

1st

30

2nd

28

3rd

26

4th

24

5th

22

6th

20

7th

18

8th

16

9th

14

10th

12

11th

10

12th

9

13th

8

14th

7

15th

6

16th

5

17th

4

18th

3

19th

2

20th

1

Points will be awarded as follows for individual stages in stage races:

Position 

Points

1st

15

2nd

14

3rd

13

4th

12

5th

11

6th

10

7th

9

8th

8

9th

7

10th

6

11th

5

12th

4

13th

3

14th

2

15th

1

The overall winner of the HSBC UK | Spring Cup Series will be the rider who has accumulated the highest number of points across the series. The highest placed under-23 rider in the final overall standings will be declared the under-23 series champion.

In the event of a points tie, the individual winner will be decided based on countback of the number of first places achieved then the number of second places achieved and so on.

The series leader will wear a leader’s jersey.

Team classification

The Wiltshire Grand Prix will be part of HSBC UK Spring Cup Series.

Team classification for each race will be calculated based on the sum total of the finishing positions for the first three riders of each team. Points will be awarded in line with the individual standings. For example, a team with riders finishing first (30 points), sixth (20 points) and seventh (18 points) will have a total of 68 points for that race. Team classification points will only be awarded to riders in the top 20 positions.

For stage races, team classification points will be awarded according to the overall individual classification following the final stage.

The team that has accumulated the most points at the end of the series will win the overall HSBC UK | Spring Cup Series team classification.

In the event of a points tie, the team winner will be decided based on countback of the number of first places achieved by riders in the team, then the number of second places achieved and so on.