Fernando Alonso fails to register his cycling team

Existence of Formula One star Fernando Alonso's cycling team falters again as he fails to register with the UCI

Paolo Bettini and Fernando Alonso at the 2013 mens road race World Championship

(Image credit: Watson)

Fernando Alonso's dream of entering cycling will not come true according to Spanish daily AS, which received confirmation that the Spanish Formula One driver has not asked the governing body for a 2015 team licence.

"Alonso has not asked the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to register a team for the 2015 season," AS wrote today, "neither as a WorldTour nor a Professional Continental team."

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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.