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Fabian Cancellara launches Tudor Pro Cycling team for 2023

Fabian Cancellara launches Tudor Pro Cycling team for 2023

Fabian Cancellara has announced he will create a new Swiss professional cycling team for 2023 in partnership with watch brand Tudor. The former world time…

Wednesday, Apr 27

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Fabian Cancellara has announced he will create a new Swiss professional cycling team for 2023 in partnership with watch brand Tudor.

The former world time trial champion and Classics winner will be team owner and take control of the Swiss Racing Academy, which already races at Continental level. He presented the team a few hours before the start of the Tour de Romandie .

The team will be known as the Tudor Pro Cycling Team and race with a new black jersey at the U23 Paris-Roubaix from May 15. The team will continue to ride BMC bikes, with the development team remaining in 2023 as a structure for scouting and developing the next generation of Swiss riders.

“Today we announce that in 2023, we’re going to have a Swiss cycling team,” Cancellara explained in an interview with Cyclingnews .

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“I was already with the Swiss Racing Academy as a mentor. From next year we’re going to change the team name and we’ll have a Swiss team back in the pro peloton.”

Since Team BMC Racing became Team CCC in 2019, there has been no predominant Swiss WorldTour or ProTeam in the peloton, which Cancellara sees a huge loss for the country’s cycling traditions. The new team intends to register at ProTeam level in 2023, with a stated goal “of qualifying for the world’s most famous and prestigious races by the […]

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