Georgia 4: Fire On The Mountain: Levi Wins TT, Discovery Takes Lead

Discovery Channel flexed its collective muscles today to win the stage and take the overall lead at

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Discovery Channel flexed its collective muscles today to win the stage and take the overall lead at

PIC &COPY: DISCOVERY CHANNEL Discovery Channel’s Levi Leipheimer continued his winning ways on American soil, taking stage 4 of the 2007 Tour de Georgia on Thursday, an individual time trial from Chickamauga to Lookout Mountain in the crux of Georgia and Tennessee. Leipheimer covered the 18.9-mile course in 44:51. Fellow time-trial specialist and former US Postal Service teammate David Zabriskie (Team CSC) followed in second at 41 seconds back with Australian Nathan O’Neill (Health Net-Maxxis) third at 1:18. Discovery’s Janez Brajkovic took the leader’s jersey off the back of David Gracia Ca¤ada (Saunier Duval-Prodir), posting a 47:28 to Ca¤ada’s 49:53. Leipheimer’s teammate Tom Danielson placed fourth. Stage 4 – April 19: Chickamauga – Lookout Mountain (ITT), 30.4 km Results 1 Levi Leipheimer (USA, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:44:51 (41.519km/h) 2 David Zabriskie (USA, Team CSC) 0:00:00 3 Nathan O’Neill (Aus, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:01:18 4 Thomas Danielson (USA, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:01:31 5 Dominique Cornu (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:01:41 6 David Millar (GBr, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:01:47 7 Danny Pate (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:01:55 8 George Hincapie (USA, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:02:15 9 Brian Vandborg (Den, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:02:20 10 Ben Day (Aus, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:02:28 11 Janez Brajkovic (Slo, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:02:37 12 Christian Vande Velde (USA, Team CSC) 0:02:49 13 Ryder Hesjedal (Can, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:02:52 14 Rory Sutherland (Aus, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:02:54 15 Timothy Duggan (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:03:03 16 Anthony Colby (USA, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:03:04 17 Philip Zajicek (USA, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:03:11 18 Matthew Goss (Aus, Team CSC) 0:03:13 19 Michael Blaudzun (Den, Team CSC) 0:03:29 20 Benjamin Jacques-Maynes (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:03:31 21 Hubert Schwab (Swi, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:03:36 22 Christopher Baldwin (USA, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:03:39 23 Glen Chadwick (NZl, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 24 Jason Donald (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:03:48 25 Gilberto Simoni (Ita, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:03:50 26 Rubens Bertogliati (Swi, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:03:59 27 Justin England (USA, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:04:05 28 Kurt Asle Arvesen (Nor, Team CSC) 0:04:08 29 Thomas Peterson (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:04:10 30 Craig Lewis (USA, Team Slipstream) 31 Cesar Grajales (Col, Jittery Joe’s) 32 Alexandre Moos (Swi, BMC Racing) 0:04:14 33 Sergey Lagutin (Uzb, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:04:15 34 Pavel Padrnos (Cze, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:04:20 35 Valeriy Kobzarenko (Ukr, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:04:36 36 Jeff Louder (USA, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:04:57 37 David Mccann (Irl, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:04:58 38 Timothy Johnson (USA, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 39 David Canada Gracia (Spa, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:05:02 40 Ivan Stevic (SCG, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:05:03 41 Tyler Hamilton (USA, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:05:07 42 Christophe Brandt (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:05:13 43 Christopher Wherry (USA, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:05:16 44 Neil Shirley (USA, Jittery Joe’s) 0:05:17 45 Adam Bergman (USA, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:05:37 46 Jackson Stewart (USA, BMC Racing) 0:05:40 47 Ivan Dominguez (Cub, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:05:42 48 Edward King (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 49 Trent Wilson (Aus, Jittery Joe’s) 0:05:43 50 Guido Trentin (Ita, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:05:55 51 Karl Menzies (Aus, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 52 Pavel Brutt (Rus, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:05:57 53 Cameron Wurf (Aus, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:05:58 54 Jonathan Mc Carty (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:05:59 55 Andrea Tonti (Ita, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:06:04 56 Richard England (Aus, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:06:08 57 Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:06:09 58 Swindlehurst T Burke (USA, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:06:17 59 Ben Brooks (Aus, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:06:18 60 Caleb Manion (Aus, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:06:24 61 Ian Mckissick (USA, BMC Racing) 62 Nicholas Reistad (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:06:35 63 Hendricus Vogels (Aus, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:06:39 64 Elia Aggiano (Ita, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:06:40 65 Douglas Ollerenshaw (USA, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:06:43 66 Scott Nydam (USA, BMC Racing) 0:06:44 67 John Devine (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:06:45 68 Christophe Rinero (Fra, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:06:46 69 Jonathan Garcia (USA, BMC Racing) 70 Leonardo Scarselli (Ita, Quick Step – Innergetic) 71 Charles Dionne (Can, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:06:55 72 Alessandro Proni (Ita, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:06:57 73 Michael Lange (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:06:59 74 Maarten Wijnants (Bel, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:07:00 75 Gianni Meersman (Bel, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:07:02 76 Fred Rodriguez (USA, Predictor-Lotto) 0:07:13 77 Geert Steurs (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:07:14 78 Austin King (USA, Jittery Joe’s) 0:07:15 79 Matt Shriver (USA, Jittery Joe’s) 80 Daniele Contrini (Ita, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:07:21 81 Preben Van Hecke (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 82 Davide Frattini (Ita, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:07:24 83 Tommy Nankervis (Aus, Jittery Joe’s) 0:07:26 84 Eric Keim (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:07:27 85 Scott Moninger (USA, BMC Racing) 0:07:30 86 Scott Zwizanski (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:07:32 87 Olivier Kaisen (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:07:37 88 Ivan Santaromita (Swi, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:07:41 89 Lucas Euser (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:07:44 90 Tyler Wren (USA, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:07:47 91 Juan Jos Haedo (Arg, Team CSC) 0:08:01 92 Kirk O’bee (USA, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:08:07 93 Ruggero Marzoli (Ita, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:08:10 94 Evan Elken (USA, Jittery Joe’s) 0:08:12 95 Garrett Peltonen (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 96 Brian Dziewa (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:08:40 97 Cody Stevenson (Aus, Jittery Joe’s) 0:08:43 98 Peter Hatton (Aus, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:08:50 99 Mauro Facci (Ita, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:08:52 100 Sheldon Deeny (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:08:57 101 Anders Lund (Den, Team CSC) 0:08:59 102 Jacob Rosenbarger (USA, BMC Racing) 0:09:04 103 Omer Kem (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:09:05 104 Nicolas Gates (Aus, Predictor-Lotto) 0:09:06 105 Martin Pedersen (Den, Team CSC) 0:09:13 106 Stefano Zanini (Ita, Predictor-Lotto) 0:09:16 107 Steffen Weigold (Ger, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:09:35 108 Gustavo Artacho (Arg, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:09:59 109 Emile Abraham (Tri, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:10:03 110 Chad Beyer (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:10:30 111 Eric Riggs (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:10:37 112 Caleb Fairly (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:10:59 Outside time limit TC Viktar Rapinski (Blr, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) General classification after stage 4 1 Janez Brajkovic (Slo, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 14:21:52 2 Christian Vande Velde (USA, Team CSC) 0:00:00 3 Rubens Bertogliati (Swi, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:01:22 4 Jeff Louder (USA, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:02:20 5 David Canada Gracia (Spa, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:02:22 6 Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:03:32 7 Scott Nydam (USA, BMC Racing) 0:04:27 8 Timothy Johnson (USA, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:05:09 9 Lucas Euser (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:07:26 10 Ivan Santaromita (Swi, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:08:58 11 Tyler Wren (USA, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:09:04 12 Gianni Meersman (Bel, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:10:53 13 Levi Leipheimer (USA, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:26:26 14 David Zabriskie (USA, Team CSC) 0:27:07 15 Nathan O’neill (Aus, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:27:47 16 Thomas Danielson (USA, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:27:57 17 Dominique Cornu (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:28:10 18 Ben Day (Aus, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:28:13 19 David Millar (GBr, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:28:16 20 Danny Pate (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:28:24 21 George Hincapie (USA, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:28:41 22 Brian Vandborg (Den, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:29:09 23 Ryder Hesjedal (Can, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:29:18 24 Rory Sutherland (Aus, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:29:20 25 Anthony Colby (USA, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:29:33 26 Philip Zajicek (USA, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:29:40 27 Timothy Duggan (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:29:52 28 Michael Blaudzun (Den, Team CSC) 0:29:58 29 Hubert Schwab (Swi, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:30:05 30 Christopher Baldwin (USA, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:30:08 31 Jason Donald (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:30:14 32 Gilberto Simoni (Ita, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:30:19 33 Matthew Goss (Aus, Team CSC) 0:30:24 34 Justin England (USA, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:30:34 35 Thomas Peterson (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:30:39 36 Benjamin Jacques-Maynes (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 37 Craig Lewis (USA, Team Slipstream) 38 Cesar Grajales (Col, Jittery Joe’s) 39 Sergey Lagutin (Uzb, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:30:41 40 Alexandre Moos (Swi, BMC Racing) 0:30:43 41 Valeriy Kobzarenko (Ukr, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:31:05 42 Pavel Padrnos (Cze, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:31:09 43 Ivan Stevic (SCG, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:31:17 44 David Mccann (Irl, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:31:27 45 Tyler Hamilton (USA, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:31:36 46 Christophe Brandt (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:31:42 47 Neil Shirley (USA, Jittery Joe’s) 0:31:46 48 Edward King (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:32:11 49 Trent Wilson (Aus, Jittery Joe’s) 0:32:12 50 Douglas Ollerenshaw (USA, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:32:19 51 Guido Trentin (Ita, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:32:24 52 Karl Menzies (Aus, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 53 Pavel Brutt (Rus, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:32:26 54 Daniele Contrini (Ita, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:32:28 55 Jonathan Mc Carty (USA, Team Slipstream) 56 Andrea Tonti (Ita, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:32:32 57 Ben Brooks (Aus, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:32:47 58 Jackson Stewart (USA, BMC Racing) 0:32:51 59 Ian Mckissick (USA, BMC Racing) 0:32:53 60 Ivan Dominguez (Cub, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:33:00 61 John Devine (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:33:14 62 Christophe Rinero (Fra, Saunier Duval – Prodir) 0:33:15 63 Leonardo Scarselli (Ita, Quick Step – Innergetic) 64 Glen Chadwick (NZl, Navigators Insurance Cycling Team) 0:33:17 65 Charles Dionne (Can, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:33:21 66 Alessandro Proni (Ita, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:33:23 67 Hendricus Vogels (Aus, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:33:28 68 Maarten Wijnants (Bel, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:33:29 69 Fred Rodriguez (USA, Predictor-Lotto) 0:33:35 70 Jonathan Garcia (USA, BMC Racing) 71 Caleb Manion (Aus, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:33:40 72 Geert Steurs (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:33:43 73 Preben Van Hecke (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:33:50 74 Kurt Asle Arvesen (Nor, Team CSC) 0:33:52 75 Tommy Nankervis (Aus, Jittery Joe’s) 0:33:55 76 Scott Moninger (USA, BMC Racing) 0:33:59 77 Michael Lange (USA, Team Slipstream) 0:34:07 78 Juan Jos Haedo (Arg, Team CSC) 0:34:21 79 Olivier Kaisen (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:34:35 80 Ruggero Marzoli (Ita, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:34:39 81 Davide Frattini (Ita, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:34:42 82 Christopher Wherry (USA, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:35:10 83 Peter Hatton (Aus, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:35:19 84 Kirk O’bee (USA, Health Net presented by Maxxis) 0:35:25 85 Sheldon Deeny (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:35:26 86 Eric Keim (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:35:34 87 Jacob Rosenbarger (USA, BMC Racing) 0:36:02 88 Swindlehurst T Burke (USA, Toyota United Pro Cycling) 0:36:11 89 Nicolas Gates (Aus, Predictor-Lotto) 0:36:17 90 Cody Stevenson (Aus, Jittery Joe’s) 0:36:21 91 Emile Abraham (Tri, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:36:30 92 Adam Bergman (USA, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:36:34 93 Gustavo Artacho (Arg, Colavita/Sutter Home) 0:36:48 94 Cameron Wurf (Aus, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:37:29 95 Matt Shriver (USA, Jittery Joe’s) 0:37:53 96 Chad Beyer (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:38:10 97 Mauro Facci (Ita, Quick Step – Innergetic) 0:38:36 98 Anders Lund (Den, Team CSC) 0:38:53 99 Martin Pedersen (Den, Team CSC) 0:39:07 100 Elia Aggiano (Ita, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:39:10 101 Evan Elken (USA, Jittery Joe’s) 0:39:12 102 Steffen Weigold (Ger, Tinkoff Credit Systems) 0:39:19 103 Austin King (USA, Jittery Joe’s) 0:39:42 104 Eric Riggs (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:39:52 105 Scott Zwizanski (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:40:29 106 Richard England (Aus, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:40:49 107 Nicholas Reistad (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:41:22 108 Brian Dziewa (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:41:43 109 Omer Kem (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:44:32 110 Stefano Zanini (Ita, Predictor-Lotto) 0:46:23 111 Caleb Fairly (USA, USAC Development Team) 0:46:26 112 Garrett Peltonen (USA, Priority Health presented by Bissell) 0:46:33 Got a comment? 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