Team Argos-Shimano secures new major sponsor


The team behind the likes of Tour de France stage winner Marcel Kittel, Argos-Shimano, will changes name in 2014 with a new major sponsor signed up

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The yet-to-be-announced brand will take over the title sponsorship from Argos. The team name and further details of this sponsorship will be announced in the next few weeks. The sponsorship contract runs through 2016, and Shimano will remain the second sponsor in 2014.


“Very recently, a company expressed interest in taking over the main sponsorship” said the team’s general manager, Iwan Spekenbrink. “The new sponsor is a good fit with our ambitious team goals,”

“We would like to thank Argos for supporting the team and enabling it to reach its current level, and for giving us the space to further develop our project with our new major partner. We are also grateful to our new sponsor for expressing such confidence in our organization, athletes and staff and in the vision for top sports and pro cycling upon which our organization is based.

“We will soon announce our look and feel, jersey, and ambitions for next year, together with our new partner.”

Argos released the following statement: “The partnership has been a commercial and sporting success. We are very proud of the development of the team and its performance in the last two years. Team Argos-Shimano’s recent performance at the Tour de France was a particular highlight. Argos wishes the team – supported by its new sponsor – continuing success in the future.”


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