CRCA Mengoni Grand Prix
The CRCA Mengoni Grand Prix is CRCA’s longest running open race. Alongside the Lou Maltese Memorial the Mengoni Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious events in New York City and with a nearly $7,000 prize pool in 2011 for just four fields it is also one of the highest paying events in the region. Each year the race also features highly popular kid’s races for the next generation of New York City cyclists.
To see the full list of CRCA Mengoni Grand Prix Champions visit this page: http://www.crca.net/results/past-champions/crca-mengoni-grand-prix-champions/
2013 RACE INFORMATION
The Mengoni Grand Prix is the biggest event on the CRCA calendar. For 2013 the event will be held on August 10th.
As a new addition to the 2013 edition of the CRCA Mengoni Grand Prix, we are pleased to add a juniors field to this competition. CRCA is proud to give the next generation of cyclists the opportunity to race in their own field in one of the East Coast’s great racing venues: Central Park, NYC.
Date: August 10
Location: Central Park
Race Guide: click here
- Men 1/2/3
- Men 3
- Men 4
2012 RACE INFORMATION
MENGONI GRAND PRIX
The Mengoni Grand Prix is CRCA’s longest running open race (with the 1994 edition won by Brian Dykes of Navigators). Alongside the Lou Maltese Memorial the Mengoni Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious events in New York City and with a nearly $7,000 prize pool in 2011 for just four fields it is also one of the highest paying events in the region. The event is co-hosted with GS Mengoni, who won the event in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Each year the race also features highly popular kid’s races for the next generation of New York City cyclists.
- Date: August 11
- Fields: Men’s P/1/2/3, Men’s 3, Men’s 4, Women’s P/1/2/3
- Registration: via Bikereg
All registration will be completed via Bikereg. There will be no day of registration.
The Mengoni Grand Prix is held in Central Park, starting and finishing on Cat’s Paw.
Pictures from the 2011 Megoni Grand Prix are here.
Classic video from the 2004 Mengoni Grand Prix won by Melito Heredia is below:
|2012||Cesar Marte, GS Mengoni||Becca Schepps, CRCA/Innervation|
|2011||August Sanchez, GS Mengoni||Kristin Lotito, CRCA/Houlihan-Lockey/Sanchez|
|2010||Rafael Meran, GS Mengoni||Stacey Jensen,CRCA/Radical Media|
|2009||Amaury Perez, GS Mengoni||Camie Kornely, INNOVATION BIKE|
|2008||Adam Myerson, Time Pro Cycling||Sally Annis NEBC/Cycle Loft/Devonshire Dental|
|2007||Frank Travieso, AEG||Robin Farina,Targetraining Women’s Pro Team|
|2006||Ciaran Power, Navigators||Sarah Caravella, TEAm Lipton|
|2005||David O’Loughlin, Navigators Insurance Cycling t||Sarah Caravella, Team Fuji|
|2004||* Bill Elliston, Ideal Tile||Ashley Kimmett, Colavita Women’s Team|
|2003||Wilson Vasquez, GS Mengoni||Laura Van Gilder, Saturn|
|2002||* Jan Schilder, Team Moes-WIN/Holland||Ashley Kimmet, Serotta|
|2001||Wilson Vasquez (USA) GS Mengoni||Tanya Duff-Miller, Counties Manukali|
|2000||Graeme Miller (NZL) Team Shaklee|
|1999||Wilson Vasquez (USA) GS Mengoni||Deirdre Murphy, CRCA/RLX Polo Sport|
|1997||Mike McCarthy (USA) Saturn Cycling Team|
|1996||Wilson Vasquez (USA) GS Mengoni|
|1995||Roberto Gaggioli (ITA) Guiltless Gourmet|
|1994||Brian Dykes (USA) Navigators Cycling Team|
* Joe Papp finished first in 2002 but forfeited all results since 2001 after pleading guilty for doping violations
*Melito Heredia finished first in 2004 but subsequently was found guilty of doping violations