Cannondale-Drapac further next year, as EF Education First

Cannondale-Drapac further next year, as EF Education First

Team boss Jonathan Vaughters has Saturday the new title sponsor for its cycling team announced. EF Education First connects his name to the team this year as Cannondale-Drapac in the pack

For that team, among others, the Dutch Dylan van Baarle and Sebastian Langeveld. Vaughters had his riders rather let them know that they are looking allowed to another employer.

A sponsor for 2018 hooked, making the survival of the team suddenly was in danger. It quickly became a crowdfundingactie set up. With money from donors hoped the American former rider, his team struggles to keep up with it.

Thursday reported Vaughters already that a solution is forthcoming. “I just have one of the happiest moments of my life”, tweeted he.

Saturday he confirmed on the website VéloNews the advent of EF Education First, an international training institute that specializes in language schools.


Due to the long uncertainty about the continued existence drew Cannondale still no riders for the upcoming season. The team saw, among others, Tom-Jelte Slagter leave. The Groninger signed with Dimension Data.

In addition, Alberto Bettiol (BMC), Kristijan Koren (Bahrain Merida), Davide Villella (Astana) and Davide Formolo (Bora-Hansgrohe), the formation of Vaughter leave. Van Baarle extended recently his contract with the team, while also Langeveld for next year is fixed.

See also:
Summary: The main wielertransfers for 2018

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular