Tour de France 2019: Schedule, Classifications, Teams & Riders, TV Channel and Live Stream
The 2019 Tour de France starts its severe, three-week journey through France on Saturday, and the current year’s rendition of the race is the most wide open in years. The 2019 Tour de France looks set to be one for the pure climbers, with five mountain top completes over the total distance of 3,460km. The race keeps running from Saturday July 6 to Sunday July 28 and will include it’s typical 21 stages with two rest days after stages 10 and 15.
Tour de France 2019 Classifications
The standard classifications and jerseys will once again highlight: yellow jersey for the overall classification, polka-dots for the mountains classification, green for the points classification and white for the best youthful rider classification.
A combativity prize will be granted to the most forceful rider every day, while a super-combativity prize will be granted to a rider toward the finish of the Tour.
Bonus seconds will indeed be appropriated on the finish line with 10, six and three seconds accessible to every one of the first three over the line on each stage.
The coordinators have additionally presented bonus seconds on climbs along the course, with seconds granted to the first riders over the top of the following climbs first:
- Stage 3: Côte de Mutigny
- Stage 6: Col des Chevrères
- Stage 8: Côte de la Jaillière
- Stage 9: Côte de Saint-Just
- Stage 12: Hourquette d’Ancizan
- Stage 15: Mur de Péguère
- Stage 18: Col du Galibier
- Stage 19: Col de l’Iseran
Tour de France 2019 Teams and Riders
Similarly as with 2018, 22 teams will take to the beginning of the Tour de France, with the field made up of the 18 WorldTour teams in addition to four wildcard picks from the coordinators, ASO. Each team will have eight riders, totalling 176 riders on the begin line.
A year ago’s edition of the Tour was won by Great Britain’s Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) in front of Dutchman Tom Dumoulin and Thomas’ team-mate and four-time champ, Chris Froome.
Neither Dumoulin or Froome will ride this year – however Thomas heads up Team Ineos. He’s listed on the begin order nearby other GC contenders however, for example, Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale), Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) and Richie Porte (Trek – Segafredo).
Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) will in all likelihood come back to attempt to add to his stage count of 11 and add a seventh green jersey to his palmarès.
The sprinter field will once again be stacked with the world’s best quick men. In spite of the fact that 30-time stage champ Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) will be absent, as well as Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates), everyone may see some new faces sparkle.
Obviously, everyone will have their eyes on Sagan, and Elia Viviani (Deceuninck–Quick-Step), yet in addition any semblance of Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo), Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ), among others.
Tour de France 2019 Teams
- Team Ineos (Great Britain)
- EF Education First (USA)
- Ag2r La Mondiale (France)
- Team Sunweb (Germany)
- Bahrain-Merida (Bahrain)
- Mitchelton-Scott (Australia)
- Movistar (Spain)
- CCC Team (Poland)
- UAE Team Emirates (United Arab Emirates)
- Deceuninck – Quick-Step (Belgium)
- Bora-Hansgrohe (Germany)
- Astana (Kazakstan)
- Dimension Data (Russia)
- Katusha-Alpecin (Switzerland)
- Groupama-FDJ (France)
- Jumbo-Visma (Netherlands)
- Lotto-Soudal (Belgium)
- Trek-Segafredo (USA)
- Total-Direct Energie (France)
- Cofidis, Solutions Crédits (France)
- Wanty-Groupe Gobert (Belgium)
- Arkéa-Samsic (France)
Tour de France 2019 Schedule
The 21-stage race starts on July 6, and wraps up 23 days after the fact on July 28. Riders are given only two rest days during the grueling 2,162-mile competition.
*All times Eastern
|Stage 1||Sat., July 6||192km (119 mi.)||Brussels||Brussels||5:30 a.m.|
|Stage 2||Sun., July 7||27km (16.7 mi.)||Brussels-Palais Royal||Brussels-Atomium||8:00 a.m.|
|Stage 3||Mon., July 8||214km (133 mi.)||Binche||Epernay||6:00 a.m.|
|Stage 4||Tue., July 9||215km (133 mi.)||Reims||Nancy||6:00 a.m.|
|Stage 5||Wed., July 10||169km (105 mi.)||Saint-Die-des-Vosges||Colmar||6:00 a.m.|
|Stage 6||Thu., July 11||157km (97.5 mi.)||Mulhouse||La Planche des Belles Filles||7:00 a.m.|
|Stage 7||Fri., July 12||230km (142 mi.)||Belfort||Chalon-sur-Saone||6:30 a.m.|
|Stage 8||Sat., July 13||199km (123 mi.)||Macon||Saint-Etienne||5:00 a.m.|
|Stage 9||Sun., July 14||170km (105 mi.)||Saint-Etienne||Brioude||6:30 a.m.|
|Stage 10||Mon., July 15||218km (135 mi.)||Saint-Flour||Albi||6:00 a.m.|
|Rest Day||Tue., July 16|
|Stage 11||Wed., July 17||167km (104 mi.)||Albi||Toulouse||7:00 a.m.|
|Stage 12||Thu., July 18||202km (125.5 mi.)||Toulouse||Bagneres-de-Bigorre||5:00 a.m.|
|Stage 13||Fri., July 19||27km (16.7 mi.)||Pau||Pau||7:30 a.m.|
|Stage 14||Sat., July 20||117km (72.5 mi.)||Tarbes||Col du Tourmalet||7:00 a.m.|
|Stage 15||Sun., July 21||185km (115 mi.)||Limoux||Foix||5:30 a.m.|
|Rest Day||Mon., July 22|
|Stage 16||Tue., July 23||177km (110 mi.)||Nimes||Nimes||7:00 a.m.|
|Stage 17||Wed., July 24||206km (128 mi.)||Pont du Gard||Gap||6:00 a.m.|
|Stage 18||Thu., July 25||207km (128.5 mi.)||Embrun||Valloire||5:00 a.m.|
|Stage 19||Fri., July 26||123km (76 mi.)||Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne||Tignes||7:30 a.m.|
|Stage 20||Sat., July 27||131km (81 mi.)||Albertville||Val Thorens||7:00 a.m.|
|Stage 21||Sun., July 28||127km (79 mi.)||Rambouillet||Paris||7:30 a.m.|
Tour de France TV channel, how to live stream
TV channel: NBCSN
The first two stages of the race will be broadcast live on NBCSN, with the station indicating postponed coverage and replays for the rest of the race until the final stage. The premium NBC Sports Gold Cycling Pass offers live, commercial-free coverage and replays of each stage at a $54.99 cost. The Tour de France can likewise be streamed with fuboTV, which offers a free preliminary.