Twenty two teams will line up in Benidorm on Saturday, August 20, to take part in the 2011 Vuelta a Espana.

All 18 UCI ProTeam squads will take part, and are joined by four wildcard squads.

UCI ProTeams (18)

Ag2r La Mondiale (France)

Astana (Kazakhstan)

BMC Racing Team (USA)

Euskaltel-Euskadi (Spain)

Garmin-Cervélo (USA)

HTC-Highroad (USA)

Katusha (Russia)

Lampre-ISD (Italy)

Leopard-Trek (Luxembourg)

Liquigas-Cannondale (Italy)

Movistar Team (Spain)

Omega Pharma-Lotto (Belgium)

Quick Step (Belgium)

Rabobank (Netherlands)

Saxo Bank SunGard (Denmark)

Sky ProCycling (Great Britain)

RadioShack (USA)

Vacansoleil-DCM Pro (Netherlands)

Wildcard teams (4)

Andalucia Caja Granada (Spain)

Geox-TMC (Spain)

Cofidis (France)

Skil-Shimano (Netherlands)

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