Luke Lamperti and Samantha Schneider win inaugural titles at CRIT Championship

Picture by Alex WhiteheadSWpixcom 08102023 Cycling 2023 UCI Gravel World Championships Provincia di Treviso Veneto Italy Elite Mens Race Luke Lamperti of the USA
Luke Lamperti competed for Team USA at the 2023 UCI Gravel World Championships in Italy (Image credit: Alex Whitehead/SWpixcom)

Three-time US Pro criterium champion Luke Lamperti and Tulsa Tough omnium winner Samantha Schneider won the elite races at the inaugural CRIT Championship in St. Petersburg, Florida on Saturday evening. 

It was a L39ION of Los Angeles sweep in the women’s race, a combined field for pros and category 2/3/4 riders as Samantha Schneider posted up as she crossed the line ahead of teammates Skylar Schneider in second and Julyn Aguila in third. A full squad of six L39ION riders, including Alexis Ryan, Kendall Ryan and Aubrey Drummond, won the team prize. 

Lamperti also celebrated his victory as he crossed the line several bike lengths in front of Daniel Estevez (Miami Blazers - Canyon) and Lucas Bourgoyne (Austin Aviators - Metor).

Lamperti competed this year for Trinity Racing on the road and represented Team USA at the UCI Road and Gravel World Championships.

L39ION swept the podium ceremonies with the men’s team prize as well, the trophy hoisted by Cory Williams alongside Lamperti, Tyler Williams and Eder Frayre.

The flat, four-corner course for the CRIT Championship was ridden in a counter-clockwise direction, the men finishing as the sun sank behind the palm tree-lined avenues stretching to the Gulf of Mexico. 

CRIT, an acronym for Circuit Racing International Tour, was created by Justin Williams, who started Williams Racing development and co-founded L39ION of Los Angeles. The event offered a $15,000 prize purse for pro women and pro men that was split evenly across both fields in 70-minute competitions. 

The men’s pro race featured an ‘all-star’, invitation-only field of 10 teams for the one-day event, which was independently produced from USA Cycling. A separate women’s pro race never materialised with a shortfall of invited riders who had schedule conflicts and limited availability, so the pro women competed in the women’s open category 2/3/4 event. The same prize money was distributed for the women as planned.


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Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sam Schneider (L39ION of Los Angeles) 1:03:39
2Skylar Schneider (L39ION of Los Angeles)
3Julyn Aguila (L39ION of Los Angeles) 0:00:01
4Alexi Ramirez (Miami Blazers- Canyon) 0:00:02
5Kendall Ryan (L39ION of Los Angeles)
6Anna Ruth Clark (Miami Blazers- Canyon) 0:00:03
7Tess Edwards (L39ION of Los Angeles) 0:00:05
8Paige Kostanecki (Unattached) 0:00:09
9Aubrey Drummond (Austin Aviators - Metor) 0:00:11
10Zoey Marks (Unattached) 0:00:12
11Alexis Ryan (L39ION of Los Angeles) 0:00:32
12Julianna Rutecki (Miami Blazers- Canyon) 0:01:01
13Melanie Jarrett (Austin Aviators - Metor)
14Joyce Monton (Austin Aviators - Metor)
15Nicole Mertz (Austin Aviators - Metor)
16Azyra Franklin (Unattached)
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Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Luke Lamperti (L39ION of LA #1) 1:03:50
2Daniel Estevez (Miami Blazers - Canyon) 0:00:01
3Lucas Bourgoyne (Austin Aviators - Metor)
4Sam Morris (Swarm- Milwaukee - Wisconsin / Project Echelon)
5Jim Brown (Tekkers) 0:00:02
6David Guttenplan (Denver 5280 - Groove)
7Alberto Ramos (Work Hard Be Humble)
8Chris Hildreth (Work Hard Be Humble)
9Preston Eye (Work Hard Be Humble) 0:00:03
10Justin Williams (L39ION of LA #2 / New York Dream)
11Joshua Kelly (Chicago Rivals - WRDEVO / Riders)
12Cory Williams (L39ION of LA #1) 0:00:04
13Derrick Chavarria (Tekkers) 0:00:05
14Ethan Craine (Swarm- Milwaukee - Wisconsin / Project Echelon)
15Jonathan Brown (Chicago Rivals - WRDEVO / Riders) 0:00:06
16Tyler Williams (L39ION of LA #1)
17Cormac Daly (Denver 5280 - Groove)
18Will Hardin (Swarm- Milwaukee - Wisconsin / Project Echelon) 0:00:07
19Spencer Moavenzadeh (Miami Blazers - Canyon)
20Vince Rhino (Denver 5280 - Groove) 0:00:11
21Joe Holt (Tekkers)
22Oscar Quiroz (Chicago Rivals - WRDEVO / Riders)
23Hank Beaver (Atlanta Flyers - Choco Pronto) 0:00:12
24Casey Magner (Atlanta Flyers - Choco Pronto)
25Kyle Tiesler (Denver 5280 - Groove) 0:00:13
26Andy Scarano (Atlanta Flyers - Choco Pronto)
27Fredd Matute (Denver 5280 - Groove) 0:00:18
28Luke Fetzer (L39ION of LA #2 / New York Dream) 0:00:22
29Peter Olenjniczak (Swarm- Milwaukee - Wisconsin / Project Echelon) 0:00:24
30Jason Paez (Chicago Rivals - WRDEVO / Riders)
31Ruben Campanioni (Miami Blazers - Canyon)
32Jered Gruber (Atlanta Flyers - Choco Pronto)
33Hugo Scala Jr. (Swarm- Milwaukee - Wisconsin / Project Echelon)
34Greg Vanderpool (Austin Aviators - Metor) 0:00:25
35Alec Cowan (L39ION of LA #2 / New York Dream)
36Mark Boults (Swarm- Milwaukee - Wisconsin / Project Echelon)
37Ty Magner (L39ION of LA #2 / New York Dream)
38Kyle Murphy (L39ION of LA #2 / New York Dream) 0:00:26
39Alec Briggs (Tekkers) 0:00:29
40Conor Sallee (Austin Aviators - Metor) 0:00:30
41Dante Young (Miami Blazers - Canyon) 0:00:44
42Robin Carpenter (L39ION of LA #2 / New York Dream) 0:00:53
43Michael Pincus (Austin Aviators - Metor) 0:00:54
44Cesar Marte (Work Hard Be Humble) 0:00:55
45Eamon Lucas (Austin Aviators - Metor) 0:00:57
50Jyven Gonzalez (Chicago Rivals - WRDEVO / Riders)
51JP Primm (Work Hard Be Humble)
52Nigel DeSoto (Work Hard Be Humble)
53Thomas Brown (Atlanta Flyers - Choco Pronto)
54Shawn Codd (Chicago Rivals - WRDEVO / Riders)
55Cristhian Ravelo (Austin Aviators - Metor)
56Dan Holt (Atlanta Flyers - Choco Pronto)
57Thomy Galindez (Denver 5280 - Groove)
58Wilam Gomes (Unattached)

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