BMC secure future beyond 2016 and aim for a second Tour de France victory

The WorldTour team have received the backing of their sponsors until at least the end of the 2017 season

BMC in the Elite Mens TTT at the 2014 World Road Championships

(Image credit: Watson)

WorldTour team BMC Racing will be around for longer than 2016 with the Swiss bike company deciding on Thursday to put more money in to continue in 2017 and beyond.

BMC is reported to be one of cycling's biggest budget teams along with Sky, Katusha and Astana.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.