Totnes Vire – 2 Day Stage Race

Totnes Vire is a 2 day stage race that dates back to 1974 and celebrates the twinning of the two towns. It’s one of the longest established races in the UK calendar and a history can be found here: Totnes Vire History

The classic terrain of the South Hams has led to some immense battles in the past with previous winners including; Darrel Webster, Mark Bell, Peter Longbottom, Jon Locke and our own Mike Parker.

On the 6th and 7th April 2019, the Mid Devon CC organised the 46th edition of the Totnes Vire.

You can read about it here

2019 Totnes Vire Race Report

The Race Manual is here:

TotnesVire-2019-RaceManual_FINAL

Plans are already afoot for the 2020 edition.

Sat 6th April Stage 1 – Hilly Time Trial

Stage one sees riders tackle the iconic climb of Haytor. Expect some big time gaps to appear on General Classification. The course follow the same route as the traditional Hill Climb and will this year be the course for the National Hill Climb Event.

Sat 6th April Stage 2 Criterium  Paignton at the Torbay Velopark closed circuit facility . Over 1 hour plus 3 laps. Time for teams to work together to protect their sprinters and GC riders.

Sun 7th April Stage 3  Road Race  South Brent. The final stage is a testing course over rolling roads. The 10 mile circuit heads out of South Brent towards  a punchy two tier short climb on the road out of Avonwick, followed by a fast section downhill towards Totnes. The left turn takes you onto the single track road across to the A385 which the riders will turn left onto and head up the drag towards Marley Head. Crossing the A38 the race heads down the B3372 to the finish. The race will do 7 laps.

To find out more about the event please contact mdccnewsletter@mdcc.org.uk

Prize Fund 2019

Stage One
First £30.00
Second £20.00
Third £10.00
Stage Two
First £50.00
Second £40.00
Third £30.00
Stage Three
First £50.00
Second £40.00
Third £30.00
Fourth £25.00
Fifth £20.00
Overall GC
First £150.00
Second £100.00
Third £75.00
Fourth £50.00
Fifth £30.00
1st Team £60.00
1st SW Team £60.00
1st 2nd Cat £50.00
1st 3rd Cat £50.00
1st Junior £50.00