Movistar Team is the continental team whose roster is the best amongst the ones comforming the 2011 America Tour. That’s what the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has determined today, the sport’s governing body publishing a ranking based on points earned by riders from every team during the 2010 season.
Thus, this classification is the accurate reflection of the sporting value by all continental squads, from which the three best teams from all continental zones will get their presence on the HC (Hors Categorie), 1 and 2-clased races from the calendar guarantee. Movistar Team is holding the first position on the ranking published today, and will this way be authorized to take part in all UCI America Tour competitions in 2011. The roster directed by Libardo Leyton is given a great boost of confidence, as fifteen top-quality riders are confirmed as the best in their continent by the classification built by the top international cycling authority.