Fernando Alonso's cycling team will not happen in 2015

Formula One star Fernando Alonso confirms that his cycling team is once again on hold

Fernando Alonso on stage eighteen of the 2014 Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: Watson)

Formula One Champion Fernando Alonso's dream of a cycling team for 2015 failed to come true "due to a number of circumstances" but the Spaniard continues keeps hope for the coming years.

"Certainly my intention and my wish this past year was to create a professional team, but there have been a number of circumstances," the Ferrari driver told EFE news agency while in Mexico City.

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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.