Stage 1, 11 May 2022, Wednesday
Csákvár–Székesfehérvár (198 km)
Start: 13:15, Csákvár, Szabadság square
Estimated finish: 17:45, Székesfehérvár, Zichy park
TV (in Hungary): M4Sport (live), Eurosport1 (20:00 – highlights)
43rd Tour de Hongrie will depart from Csákvár on Wednesday, 11 May. Peloton will head towards Pest county, around Felcsút, Bicske, Etyek, bypassing Lake Biai three-times, before returning to Csákvár. From here, the hilly etape with its further 198 km ends in the city centre of Székesfehérvár, on Dózsa György road. The first stage of 2022 Tour de Hongrie includes three intermediate sprint and three GPMs.
In the history of Tour de Hongrie, since 1925, Csákvár, the city from Fejér county, will host the event’s start for the very first time, one of the SPRs will be in front of the Eszterházy Castle. The debut of the city laying on the southern part of Vértes is going to be the first stop of an unique event, the peloton of Tour de Hongrie has never ever been strong like this before.
Mayor of Csákvár
Székesfehérvár, capital city of Fejér county, is going to be a host-city for finish for the 4th time. First, in 1933, Székesfehérvár hosted a stage-finish, then in 1964 the race ended here. In 2018 – after more than a half century – a stage-winner was crowned again in the city of coronation ceremonies, that time Italy’s Matteo Moschetti won the sprint. A year later the 40th Tour de Hongrie came to its end in Székesfehérvár, where Latvia’s Krists Neilands could stand on the top of the podium. Next to him we could celebrate two Hungarian riders, Márton Dina and Attila Valter.
Dr. András Cser-Palkovics,
Mayor of Székesfehérvár