Etoile de Besseges 2023, one of the most exciting races in France will be taking place from February 1.
The tournament was initiated on 971 first. Initially, the race finished its course in 3 days, but later, the days were extended to 5 days. The tour is finally opening the UCI European Tour this season.
The race will begin at Bellegarde and will end at the Alès. Benjamin Thomas is the defending champion of the tournament. He will be racing with his team Cofidis to retain his title.
20 teams will be participating in this year’s tournament. The racers will need to race for the highest 170 km from Bagard to Aubais on the second day. Let’s see what this race offers to the fans.
Etoile de Besseges 2023 Teams:
20 Teams will participate in this 20 days long tour. Here are the teams:
- AG2R Citroën Team
- Bingoal WB
- CIC U Nantes-Atlantique
- EF Education-EasyPost
- Equipo Kern Pharma
- GO Sport-Roubaix Lille Métropole
- INEOS Grenadiers
- Israel-Premier Tech
- Lotto Dstny
- Nice Métropole Côte d’Azur
- St Michel-Mavic-Auber 93
- Team Arkéa-Samsic
- Team Flanders-Baloise
- Tudor Pro Cycling Team
- Uno-X Pro Cycling Team
When is Etoile de Besseges 2023?
The tournament will begin on Wednesday, February 1, and will continue till Sunday, February 5.
Routes and Stages:
The racers will have to pass a total distance of 657.16 km during the Etoile de Besseges 2023 race. The race will take place in five stages. Here are the stages and routes of the tournament:
|1||1 February 2023||Bellegarde- Bellegarde||160.6 km|
|2||2 February 2023||Bagard-Aubais||170.12 km|
|3||3 February 2023||Bessèges-Bessèges||169.66 km|
|4||4 February 2023||Saint-Christol-Lèz-Alès- Le Mont Bouquet||146.13 km|
|5||5 February 2023||Alès- Alès||10.65 km|
How to Watch Etoile de Besseges 2023 on TV?
- L’equipe channel
The Etoile de Besseges 2023 will be shown on l’equipe channel in France. They are a dedicated sports TV channel, that will be covering the full tournament live
How to Livestream the event?
GCN+ is the most reliable place to watch the UCI tours online. As Etoile de Besseges 2023 is a tour of the UCI calendar, you can watch the event live on GCN+ with their subscription. The subscription fee will cost you $8.99 a month.