RadioShack-Nissan-Trek Super Team Links Top Riders
Super-Team will feature top riders from Team RadioShack and Leopard-Trek managed
by Johan Bruyneel Sports Management in both Belgium and Luxembourg.
CSE Pro Cycling LLC is proud to announce that RadioShack and Nissan are joining
the Leopard-Trek World Tour Team as sponsors for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. The
team will hold a license in Luxembourg and be named the RadioShack-Nissan-Trek
Professional Cycling Team.
All marketing operations will be operated out of Austin, Texas by CSE Pro
Cycling LLC. All sporting operations will be managed by Johan Bruyneel Sports
Management in both Belgium and Luxembourg.
The team will continue to represent LIVESTRONG in the global fight against
Key Riders on the Team will be:
- Time trial World Champion Fabian Cancellara
- Andy and Fränk Schleck, the second and third place finishers at the 2011
Tour de France;
- Tour of California Champion Chris Horner;
- two-time Tour de France runner-up Andreas Klöden and
- national champions Matthew Busche, Jani Brajkovic, Nelson Oliveira and
- standout neo-pros Jesse Sergent and Ben King;
- all-around powers Jakob Fuglsang and Haimar Zubeldia;
- and sprinter Daniele Bennati.
The staff and roster will be a combination from the current formations.
Further details and specifics will be released by September 15th.
“With our sponsors’ continuing commitment and the professionalism of our
riders, I’m confident that RadioShack-Nissan-Trek will dominate cycling for
years to come,” said Johan Bruyneel.
“With Team RadioShack, we won 30 races and dominated the most important
American races in 2011. Now thanks to the presence of riders like Fabian
Cancellara and the Schleck brothers, we have the potential to win not only
Classics and major stage races but Grand Tours as well. We will form a team of
30 riders, in regulation with the UCI rules. All contracts with riders and staff
that are already signed with Team Leopard-Trek or Team RadioShack will be
respected. We are grateful our sponsors believe in this project. This is a great
milestone for our team and our global sport."
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