Wilmington Grand Prix Name One of the Top 10 Criterium Races in the U.S.

Feb 07, 2013 -- 8:45am

The Delaware Sports Commission says the Wilmington Grand Prix, now in its seventh year, has once again been named to the National Criterium Calendar, cementing its status as a premier race in the U.S.

This year the U.S. Cycling Association, expanded its calendar from 19 races last year to 25 in 2013.

With the expansion of the calendar, USAC created a tiering system. Of the 25 races on the National Criterium Calendar, only 10 races were designed Tier 1 races. The Wilmington Grand Prix has been named a Tier 1 race, making it one of the top 10 criterium races in the country.

The Grand Prix is slated for May 17-19.

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