Sixteen teams have been confirmed for the Tour of Qatar which starts on February 5th.
BMC, Bridgestone Anchor, Champion System , Farnese Neri, FDJ-BigMat , Garmin-Barracuda, Greenedge, Katusha, Liquigas-Cannondale , Lotto-Belisol, Omega Pharma-Quick Step , Project 1t4i , Rabobank , Radioshack-Nissan, RTS and Sky Pro Cycling, have all been confimed as competing in the eleventh edition of the race.
The stages are as follows and courtesy of our friends at www.cyclingnews.com.
2012 Tour of Qatar Route
February 5: Stage 1 - Barzan Towers - Doha Golf Club, 142.5km
February 6: Stage 2 - Monday 6th February: Lusail Circuit (TTT), 11.3km
February 7: Stage 3 - Tuesday 7th February: Dukhan - Al Gharafa Stadium, 146.5km
February 8: Stage 4 - Wednesday 8th February: Al Thakhira - Madinat Al Shamal, 144km
February 9: Stage 5 - Thursday 9th February: Camel Race Track - Al Khor Corniche, 160km
February 10: Stage 6 - Friday 10th February: Sealine Beach Resort - Doha Corniche, 120km