PCM.daily banner
26-01-2023 22:26
Users Online
· Guests Online: 36

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 154,244
· Newest Member: alex1905
View Thread
PCM.daily » PCM.daily's Management Game » [Cont-Man-Game] General
 Print Thread
CT Rankings #2
Bar the PTHC races, CT teams had the same (potential) calendar as PCT - meaning 8 races each in February and March. So as for the other divisions, we'll have two separate period rankings first, before presenting the current overall standings.

Period Ranking: February

Although the biggest points of the month were available in HC stage race Juarez, CT teams usually struggle to make a big impact in those races. Still, Air New Zealand's 73 points were among CT's Top 10 points per race (not per RD, though) this month. Tafjord's Samyn campain can definitely be considered a success as well. They struggled more in Omloop, but still scored the highest CT result.

The C1 cobbles weren't very CT-friendly, either, with both Viana do Castelo and Kuurne yielding rather small scorings. Meaning that we have all the big numbers in C2 races. Bianchi's 94 points in Herning are a fantastic value (the second highest CT score of the month), knowing that "just" winning a race is worth 50 points. Which is exactly what Colombini got from Gent - Wevelgem.

The highest score of the month - the only one above 100 points - was achieved by Jura in Catalunya, where they took a pretty much expected win with a rather unexpected rider. 154 points means a 55 points gap on Tryg, who still took the 3rd highest February score.

Overall, we have a very close race for the February standings - the first 6 teams actually are within just 15 points! Colombini top the rankings, two points ahead of BWT and 5 ahead of Tafjord. But while these three plus Caja Rural (5th) and Bianchi (6th) all spent at least 12 race days, Jura only rode in Catalunya and still end up 4th.

The mood of the three new French teams likely is pretty different, as they take the bottom 3 positions - not counting Eddie Stobart who didn't race yet. They're having a pretty rough start - especially when comparing them to Colombini, Caja Rural or Bianchi... Maybe everything will be better in March?

5pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural02386904300152
7pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma000005642098
9pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand00800073081
11pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal002237040063
15pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition00130320036
18pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset000004004
19pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2021/Micros/esc.pngEddie Stobart000000000

Period Ranking: March

Only one HC race this month - and it was the worst of all for the CT teams, with only 11 points scored in total (6 by McCormick, 5 by Air New Zealand). C1 looked much better, especially with Air New Zealand and Oktal Pharma both scoring 70+ points in Guadeloupe's first edition. Pais Vasco was less successful, but BWT's 51 points are still respectable. Finally, the classic in Lillestrom saw Bianchi take home a solid score of 48 points.

So it's again C2 races where we have the highest scores of the month. Not in the classics, though, where the highest number of points goes to Tryg in Placci (53). In Geraardsbergen and Izola, no-one got more than 50 points; in Belgium we had BWT on top, in Slovenia both Staffbase and Bonduelle share the highscore. So what remains is the month's only C2 stage race, Jelajah. In Asia, three teams scored more than 100 points, with BNZ (134), McCormick (120) and Jura (117) separated by just 17 points. The next CT team is Glanbia on 52 points, which is a massive gap for the Top 3!

Unsurprisingly, Jelajah has a massive impact on the period ranking, where the same 3 teams stand on top. Jura win the month, 9 points ahead of McCormick and 10 ahead of BNZ. BWT and Bianchi round off the Top 5.

At the bottom, Podium Ambition are pretty far off what their name suggests. Bordeaux and Eddie Stobart share 2nd-to-last, while we have even three teams on the next higher spot, with Colombini, Caja Rural and Pas Normal. Remember that two of these actually were Top 5 last month - preferences and luck sometimes change quickly.

9pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma0743835000120
10pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand1780505014103
13pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset272500039073
15pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural360131200052
16pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal1602402001052
18pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2021/Micros/esc.pngEddie Stobart0127010011343
19pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition6130000010

Full Ranking

After three months, the leader is the same as after the first month already: McCormick Pro Cycling! They have even extended their lead from 5 to 46 points now. And the new runner-up is Jura GIANTS - having reduced their gap to the leader by about 100 points during these two months. Having these two teams on 1-2 isn't a surprise by any means, given that they were clear promotion (and even title) favorites in pre-season predictions. And they're the only ones left with a PpRD of more than 10, which might see them far ahead of the rest by the end of the year. But projections are projections, for now we're looking at "hard" numbers.

And those tell us that Colombini still hold onto their 3rd place they already had by the end of January! 19 points behind Jura - but only 14 ahead of Caja Rural as well. Two new teams on 3-4, they're definitely shaking things up so far!

BWT currently are on the final (direct) promotion spot, but PpRD sees both Glanbia and Tryg slightly ahed of them. According to this average value, BNZ should be in the promotion race as well, whereas Bianchi have already used up some additional race days.

At the tail end, Eddie Stobart have finally launched their season, and even scored their first points - and while they by no means look like even midtable candidates, they might not finish dead last. Podium Ambition are projected to end up holding the red lantern, with Le Creuset not far ahead, though. Those three teams are the only ones yet to reach the 100 points mark. Let's see if they can do so by the next ranking update!

In terms of biggest gains and losses, there's actually not much of note. Tafjord didn't race in January and so were at the very end; they've now bounced up to 10th - and might still have an outside shot at promotion. Jura are the only other team having gained more than 3 spots.

On the other hand, Bordeaux dropped 6 spots, which leaves Bonduelle as the best new French team. And Glanbia did the inverse of Jura, dropping from 2nd to 6th; no other team lost more than 3 places.

11pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling5033713.591903
26pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS4572716.932370
33pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint438459.731362
44pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team424479.021263
57pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling413439.61344
79pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai370468.041126
85pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing352379.511331
98pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik316329.881383
1019pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft289368.031124
1113pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV270446.14860
1212pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP205405.13718
1314pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia189404.73662
1411pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller188444.27598
1517pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand185296.38893
1610pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren135403.38473
1716pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset92382.42339
1815pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition70381.84258
1918pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2021/Micros/esc.pngEddie Stobart43143.07430

Individual Ranking

No surprise at the top, as the division's best two riders in terms of OVL lead the standings - although in reversed order, with Ian Boswell leading 14 points ahead of Lahcen Saber (247 vs. 233). In 3rd place we find the first slightly surprising name with Fausto Masnada, with Andrew Talansky having dropped from 1st to 4th.

Vegard Breen rounds off the Top 5 as the best "pure" cobbler, while Saber obviously is very capable on this terrain as well. We then have three more stage racers in the Top 10, with Warbasse, Kozhatayev and Ablenado. Hoelgaard is having a great season so far as well, which is reflected by his current 9th place - but the big surprise in the current Top 10 is without any doubt Chatarunga, who's not even in the division's Top 80 according to OVL, but currently sits in 7th!

Schlegel in 11th is slightly disappointing - but by far not as much as Moscon, who's only 53rd! From the OVL Top 5, only Kanter is lower - but the German has only raced in Guadeloupe so far, so that doesn't mean a lot yet. But in general, we're missing the sprinters in the individual standings - Aregger in 13th is actually the best placed after Saber! Let's see if the next months are more sprinter-friendly then!

12Ian BoswellUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling247
23Lahcen SaberMORpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint233
35Fausto MasnadaITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS217
41Andrew TalanskyUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia210
5335Vegard BreenNORpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft189
69Lawrence WarbasseUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling131
7115Sameera ChatarungaSRIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai129
812Bakhtiyar KozhatayevKAZpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling123
911Daniel HoelgaardNORpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik118
104Aberlardo AblenadoESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team105
1132Michal SchlegelCZEpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik104
127Loic VliegenBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint102
13238Marcel AreggerSWIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS101
1494Tom ScullyNZLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand98
15133Markus KopfaufAUTpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing96
168Matthias BrändleAUTpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling92
176Yuriy VasylivGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing88
1837Julian AlaphilippeFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset72
19169Andrew FennGBRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling71
20182Ramon DomeneESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team70
21180Ramon SinkeldamNEDpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team61
2217Sergey LuchshenkoKAZpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai60
23318Gianni VermeerschBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP58
24139Clement RussoFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia57
2548Wouter WippertNEDpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV56
2650Nicholas SchultzAUSpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing56
2745Lawson CraddockUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia55
28170Tomas PaprstkaCZEpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling55
29241Gabriel ChavanneSWIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS55
3015Andrea GuardiniITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team54

31292Christoph TaubelAUTpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller51
32111Andrea ZordanITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai45
3310Jai HindleyAUSpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP43
3413Joshua EdmondsonGBRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing41
35337Kristian DyrnesNORpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft41
36136Thomas BoudatFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia40
3714Mikel IturriaESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren39
3842Antonio PedreroESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia37
39190Yves LampaertBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint37
4019Gonzalo SerranoESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team36
4130Jose AlarconVENpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team36
4243Hermann PernsteinerAUTpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling36
43284Marildo YzeirajALBpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV35
4418Romain Le RouxFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai34
4551Stefan PetrovskiMCDpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV34
4616Olivier Le GacFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV33
4728Luca WackermannITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren31
48345Jesse KaislavuoFINpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft30
49108Shane ArchboldNZLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand29
50113Viktor ManakovRUSpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai29
51287Gabor FejesHUNpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV29
52320Roy JansBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP29
5339Gavin MannionUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia28
5441Gianni MosconITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS28
5520Oscar GueraoESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren26
56266Luke KeoughUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling26
5722Darshana PrasadSRIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller25
5890Borislav IvanovBULpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV25
59155Cristian RodriguezESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren25
60268Fikri Azka MohammadINApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling25
6126Freddy CruzUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia24
6252Abolfazl GilanipoorIRNpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint24
6321Carlos BarberoESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team23
6435Tobias Halland JohannessenNORpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik23
65319Willi WillwohlGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP23
66352Max KanterGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik23
6723Sam BennettIRLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia22
6872Christopher Juul-JensenDENpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller22
69118Karel HnikCZEpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai22
7025Elia FavilliITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller21
71123Dusan RajovicSERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing21
72235Colin StüssiSWIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS21
7324Mario VogtGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller20
7471Thomas RevardUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling20
75290Michael MatthewsAUSpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller20
76309Jonathan CroesARUpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition20
77321Aaron GrosserGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP20
78294Sep VanmarckeBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller19
7927Sepp KussUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling18
8029Kevin FeiereisenLUXpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling18
8133Trond LarsenFINpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai18
82205Travis MeyerAUSpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2021/Micros/esc.pngEddie Stobart18
83286Romeo QuicibalGUApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV18
8498Jakub SkalaCZEpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand17
85236Gino MäderSWIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS17
8631Phil BauhausGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP16
8744Sean McKennaIRLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia16
88288Filip KvasinaCROpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV16
8934Alexander KriegerGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik15
9036Xavier QuevedoVENpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team15
9178Kim Le CourtMRIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition15
92107Nick ReddishNZLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand15
93130German Anibal OruePARpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing15
94168Momchil RobovBULpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling15
95116Janis DakterisLATpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai14
9638Georg ZimmermannGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik13
97204Jose Pablo Aguilar MendezMEXpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint13
98353Ingvar OmarssonISLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik13
9964Calvin WatsonAUSpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing12
100106Salvatore PuccioITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand12
101207Maris BogdanovicsLATpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2021/Micros/esc.pngEddie Stobart12
10240Mikhail KochetkovKAZpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia11
103137Martin LaasESTpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia11
10467Marek KonwaPOLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team10
105195Alain QuispePERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint10
106279Andrei SakalouBLRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV10
10746Connor WhiteBERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition9
10847Kevin PredatschGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP9
10958Alex HoehnUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling9
11062James OramNZLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia9
11165Nick MillerNZLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing9
112144Rudy MolardFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia9
113223Tyler BrandtUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia9
114305Darren MatthewsBARpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition9
11549Vadim RatiyUKRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller8
11691Emanuel PiaskowyPOLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV8
117172Chequan RichardsonBERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling8
11853Conor DunneIRLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia7
119104Samuel GazeNZLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand7
120140Franck BonnamourFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia7
121149Jason TessonFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia7
122181Tim DeclerqBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team7
123192Federico OleiSMRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint7
124217Daniel SaviniITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2021/Micros/esc.pngEddie Stobart7
125336Edvald Boasson HagenNORpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft7
12654Shaquille SinclairJAMpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition6
12755Dylan RedyMRIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition6
12870Sean DowneyIRLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia6
129112Nihal SilvaSRIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai6
130171Muhamma Afif Ahmad ZamriMASpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling6
131249Guillaume BoivinCANpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset6
132338Christian BertilssonSWDpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft6
133340Martin WeissAUTpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft6
13456Giacomo NizzoloITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing5
13557Remy RochasFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren5
13659Alexander RichardsonGBRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV5
13796Taylor GunmanNZLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand5
138245Erick RowsellGBRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS5
139343Havard BlikraNORpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft5
14060Thomas BonninFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia4
14161Max LoschLUXpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling4
14263Szymon RekitaPOLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS4
14374Lorenzo RotaITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai4
144134Lars Van den BergNEDpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing4
145158Jon Ander InsaustiESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren4
146189Carlos BetancourtCOLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint4
147244Krzysztof MarchewkaPOLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS4
148251Michael GoglAUTpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset4
149269Jakob RatheUSApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling4
15066Mathieu La LavandierFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia3
15168Herizo AdriamihajanarivoMADpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team3
15269Richard Laningo LaizerTANpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint3
15375Lorenzo FortunatoITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai3
15489Charles MatteCANpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling3
155128Luke MudgwayNZLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing3
156209Nikita UmerbekovKAZpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2021/Micros/esc.pngEddie Stobart3
157216Fabien TaillefourFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2021/Micros/esc.pngEddie Stobart3
158261Matis LouvelFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset3
159304Jay MajorBAHpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition3
160328Tim Van DijkeNEDpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP3
161341Daniel PaulusAUTpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft3
162354Torjus SleenNORpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik3
16373Jernej SvabSLOpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai2
16476Ramunas NavardauskasLTUpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai2
16577Sebastian HenaoCOLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset2
16679Frederik FrisonBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik2
167132Maral-Erdene BatmunkhMGLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bns.pngBNZ-Superhero Racing2
168143Alexander EdmondsonAUSpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia2
169187Jhojan GarciaCOLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team2
170193Darijus DzervusLTUpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint2
171194Dries De BondtBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint2
172237Mauro SchmidSWIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS2
173260Alan BoileauFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset2
174263Rokas KmieliauskasLTUpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset2
175274Welle JallaysBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/mck.pngMcCormick Pro Cycling2
176297Alexander KristoffNORpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/pns.pngPas Normal Studios - Mikkeller2
177322Maximillian SchachmannGERpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP2
178344Fredrik LudvigssonSWDpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/taf.pngTafjord Kraft2
17980Matteo FabbroITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand1
18081Andrea VendrameITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai1
18182Ruben EggenbergSWIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bia.pngBianchi - Panerai1
18283Quentin PacherFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren1
18384Jon AberasturiESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren1
18485Bruno ArmirailFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren1
18586Hugues MottinFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren1
18687Flavio De LunaMEXpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling1
18788Panagiotis KaratsivisGREpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS1
18892Kemp OroscoTRIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition1
18993Luke PlappAUSpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP1
190105Frederik NolfBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/anz.pngAir New Zealand1
191147Damien TouzeFRApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bee.pngBonduelle - Eesti Energia1
192159Sergio MartinESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bdx.pngBordeaux Metropole - Euskotren1
193177Polychronis TzortzakisGREpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling1
194178Kristjan HocevarSLOpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/bwt.pngBWT Hyundai N Cycling1
195183Fernando BarceloESPpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team1
196186Matevz GovekarSLOpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/cct.pngCaja Rural Cycling Team1
197199Luigi GiuliettiSMRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/caa.pngColombini-Adler Aalterpaint1
198224Alex FrameNZLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia1
199227Daniel MartinIRLpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia1
200228Miles ScotsonAUSpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/gla.pngGlanbia1
201242Noam CohenISRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS1
202243Leonardo BassoITApcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/jur.pngJura GIANTS1
203253Cyrile ThierySWIpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/lec.pngLe Creuset1
204280Mateo FrankovicCROpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/oph.pngOktal Pharma - TotalTV1
205306Kristian VanderpoolBARpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/t3a.pngPodium Ambition1
206325Kris BoeckmansBELpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/stb.pngStaffbase - BHP1
207357Georgios KaloniatisGREpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik1
208362Fatiu AbolajiNGRpcmdaily.com/images/mg/2022/Micros/trg.pngTryg - Gobik1

Ad Bot
Posted on 26-01-2023 22:26
Bot Agent

Posts: Countless
Joined: 23.11.09

IP: None  
I opened this thread with a heart attack looming in my chest, only to feel immense relief when scrolling through it. I feared the worst with our disastrous march, using alot of racedays for almost no points. But, I am thrilled to keep hold of the podium place as best newcomer. I almost have no choice but to declare my ambitions as valid to achieve direct promotion. With Baltic Chain a goalrace I hope the only way is up. Saber's statue is about halfway built now with the amazing season he's having. Thanks for the work you put in Fabi, and good luck to the others in the coming month(s)!

San Marino is my city. - Stan Martino
Ulrich Ulriksen
Thanks for the update Fab.

Considering a number of races haven't gone as I would have liked I have to feel good about this. I am sure we won't hold first and doubt we make that projection as Boswell has used over half his race days, Warbasse is probably close and we have the ToA to suck up a lot of days. So good we have some cushion.

Jura still looking strong for the division title.

Probably helped us that PCT took a lot of cobbles points and the remainder were pretty distributed. So lots of teams in with a shot of promotion which should keep things interesting.
Man Game: McCormick Pro Cycling
We have solid scoring in Feb & Mar, moved to 7th in standing. Keep moving up in coming month
Brilliant job Fabianski. That was another great write-up. Thanks a lot for the time invested! :-)
I really enjoyed this read Fabianski, thank you very much!

We now see a much clearer picture than we did in january and some teams are finding their right spots. As for Tafjord, we have higher ambitions than 10th, so need to continue climbing. Without Breen we could have forgot to still be in contention. Now Dyrnes and EBH needs to step up if we're gonna fight for top 5.

We would have been right up there with Hoelgaards points, great job by him. But watch your back Tryg Wink
I'm rooting for Saber to win the individual ranking and guide Colombini to promotion Smile


"I am a cyclist, I may not be the best, but that is what I strive to be. I may never get there, but I will never quit trying." - Tadej Pogačar
I hate to scroll down that far for Moscon, but it looks like Jura can bounce back without him. McCormick and Colombini also looking good for promotion.
Changed my sig, this was getting absurd.
Thanks Fab, great report

Just going to paste the same comments from my HQ:

So at the end of March, (if I play around with the table a bit!), Glanbia are in a notional 3rd place.

It is very tight apart from the "Big 2". Glanbia's 3rd place is only 250 points from 10th place

We are still running on momentum from Táchira a bit but April will be crucial.

We have two target races- California and the USA Challenge They are in fact our only races in the month. If we are to hang in there in the to 5 this will be a month where we need to stretch our lead or at least make it a real lead, not just a projected one.

Extra bonus comments:

I constantly have the knowledge that 1/7th of our Race Days are tied up in the ToA where I will not have a strong team so we need to keep scoring highly before then through all those week long Stage Races with TTs !

Special shout out to all those new teams up there battling it out
Everyone else might have points but we have Rum, white beaches & significantly less stress #ads
Plus we're still on track to have at least one Top100 rider Pfft
Very interesting races so far. Love seeing McCormick at the top, but indeed, at this time of year, especially in CT, how much you've raced your leaders makes a big different. The promotion fight looks like it will be quite eventful all year!
RIP Exxon Duke, David Veilleux, Double Feature, and Monster Energy
Obviously can't say that I'm unhappy with how the rankings evolved since January Smile

Not all of the races went according to expectations - but everyone knows that feeling of course. The highlights in the last two months were definitely the two C2 stage races. The total score in Catalunya was definitely expected - to be honest, I was hoping for even higher numbers, but we were generally disappointing in the mountains (especially Stüssi) and threw away some depth points including the U25 jersey. We were lucky to still somehow win the tour, but we clearly need a better strategy in future mountain races.

On the other hand, Jelajah went much better than expected, almost according to our dream scenario. I thought that with the shift from C1 to C2 the hilly stage might be less selective this year (due to a much weaker startlist), and that gamble finally paid off. Both Aregger and Chavanne did a great job there, and are already below 1,000k / point, which usually is our target for maxed riders.

In the individual standings, two riders stick out. On the negative side, that's clearly Moscon; 28 points in 15 RDs is just ridiculous, especially looking at his last two seasons where he performed really well. I've got no clue what happened to him - the failures in HK and Pais Vasco can partly be explained (not the lack of activity though), but the massive underperformance in the classics is inexplicable to me. He clearly has to step up for the remaining 26 RDs of his calendar!

On the upside, his failures were largely compensated by Masnada, who sits in a nice 3rd position currently! Which is largely due to his great showings in Hong Kong and Catalunya, as he also miserably failed in Pais Vasco. Let's see if he can keep up his nice PpRD; given that he'll be our (designated) leader in only one race, that might be hard, but he's already proven that he can jump in for other leaders anytime.

Stüssi and Mäder obviously are too low in the rankings as well, but after just one race I don't want to draw any premature conclusions. On the other hand, Aregger and Chavanne have been doing well so far; hopefully they can keep up the good pace!

The projections obviously look really nice for us. Especially given the fact that Moscon will be our only "leader" to have spent more than half of his RDs by the end of April, while Stüssi, Mäder or Rekita have barely launched their season. Which should be an advantage over McCormick, where iirc both Boswell and Warbasse will be above 50% after California - let's see how much of the load Keough and Kuss can take over. I suppose the latter will be racing ToA, which seems to have a heavily stacked startlist this year. Still, McCormick have been doing great so far, and I expect them to be in the fight for the division title until the end!

Hats off also to Colombini, what a season especially Saber is having! However, the latter will also be above 50% RD usage after Baltic Chain Tour, so others have to step up to make the dream of first-year promotion come true. Vliegen has been great so far in hilly classics, but there aren't that many of them left. But him, Betancourt, Lampaert and Itami, plus maybe Dzervus and Gilanipoor will need to score quite some points to keep the stage-race heavy teams at bay!

For Caja, Ablenado obviously had a standout Tachira, but Alarcon clearly needs to step up if they are to stay in promotion contention. The cobblers have been doing great, and Guardini still has some great results in him as well. Let's see if Serrano and Quevedo can add enough points for them to stay in the Top 5!

My personal guess is that both BWT and Glanbia will gain some spots thanks to their good TTT lineups, given that there are quite some fitting races in CT this year. And Tryg should improve quite a bit too, as their PpRD suggests. Kanter hasn't done a lot of racing yet, and Schlegel sometimes has good races, too. Hoelgaard has been strong all season long already, so they have a nice core. Zimmermann should have some U25 battles vs. Mäder - although the former surely wants to avoid races with TT kilometers...

And no, I didn't forget about Bianchi, but I do think that they will drop quite a bit. The four early hilly C2 classics fit them very well, and Chatarunga had a standout result. But I think the squad lacks some quality on too many terrains to stay in the promotion fight - up to you to prove me wrong Wink

And what about BNZ? Honestly, I don't know. I was really surprised to see Kopfauf win in Jelajah, but that guy surely has some more scoring opportunities this year. The mountain squad looks nice, but only one of them can TT - and two of the remaining C2 mountain stage races even contain TTTs. Their puncheur squad looks great - but they're still lacking the big result so far. But overall, BNZ cover every terrain, which is some good base to fight for promotion (and yeah, I know Jura don't cover cobbles at all).

Tafjord are the last team I might see in the promotion fight - but to be honest, Hagen hasn't been looking good enough so far, even worse than Moscon (7 points!), and Dyrnes + Breen can't carry the team into the Top 5. Sure, Breen has been doing a great job, but with quite some cobbled races already done, his scoring potential is limited. He'll need a great Tour du Faso for sure! The hills squad has to deliver some great depth result (alongside some podiums), and the sprinters have to consistently score well, too, if they are to move inside the Top 5. I don't want to be too pessimistic, but it looks like too much would have to fall into place for them.

Last but not least, thanks to all fellow CT managers who have been very active in the discussion threads, as well as all higher division managers who show some interest in the lowest league as well! This is what keeps the game alive, and I hope to contribute a little bit to that as well Smile
Well, the scoreboard shows how bad our two months were.
Of course, I learned a lot, and we might have to fire some of the management guys, but that's tough.
Mostly because we failed 3 stage races out of 4 (Catalunya, Jelajah and Guadeloupe). For Jelajah it was excpected, though I would have liked a bit more agressive racing, but Guadeloupe and Catalunya are not excusable.

Nothing to see in the classics, except another good performance of Wackermann in Izola, but that was to be excpected too (and not too much of a bother).

Pais Vasco has to be our highlight, with Rodriguez winning the KoM, so I'm happy with that, but that's not much for two monthes.
Guerao and Itturia will have to do better for the rest of their races!

Thanks a lot for the update Fabianski, and good luck everyone for the rest of the season. Indeed the promotion fight will be interesting.
McCormick and Jura already demolishing the competition in terms of PpRD, as one would have expected! Cool to see a couple of the new teams high in the standings, but also BWT and Glanbia, would love to see those two continuing like this.
Not looking that bad if you count the amount of racedays.
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
PCT Rankings #1 [Cont-Man-Game] General 21 16-01-2023 08:46
PT Rankings #3 [Man-Game] General 13 05-01-2023 17:45
PCT Rankings #3 [Cont-Man-Game] General 19 05-01-2023 06:36
CT Rankings #3 [Cont-Man-Game] General 11 03-01-2023 20:22
ICL21 - Rankings Story Games 34 01-01-2023 15:45


Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Latest content
PCM09 - Spanish Cover
PCM09 - Spanish Cover
PCM09: Official Screenshots
Fantasy Betting
Current bets:
No bets available.
Best gamblers:
bullet fighti... 9,076 PCM$
bullet df_Trek 8,074 PCM$
bullet Marcovdw 5,845 PCM$
bullet jseadog1 4,752 PCM$
bullet dominox 4,734 PCM$

bullet Main Fantasy Betting page
bullet Rankings: Top 100
ManGame Betting
Current bets:
No bets available.
Best gamblers:
bullet df_Trek 6,120 PCM$
bullet Ollfardh 6,090 PCM$
bullet Marcovdw 5,300 PCM$
bullet dominox 4,735 PCM$
bullet jseadog1 4,700 PCM$

bullet Main MG Betting page
bullet Get weekly MG PCM$
bullet Rankings: Top 100
Render time: 8.10 seconds