Excellent opening season for the New Zealand team rider Lapierre. Sam Blenkinsop (Lapierre International) wins Tauranga (New Zealand) at the first stage of NZ Open 2011. Second Place Nathan Rankin (Monster Energy Dh, Baby Monster Energy sponsored by the New Zealand team that will participate in all stages of the NZ Open and that includes, as well as Rankin, Louis Hamilton, Richard Leacock, Cam Johnson, Ricky Pincott e Darryn Henderson). Third Place Matt Walker. Among the other famous names Wyn Masters (team Wide Open) close to the eighteenth, Brook MacDonald (MS Evil) the nineteenth and George Brannigan (Team Ancillotti) the twentieth. Below the complete rankings.