Fernando Alonso's cycling team taking shape

Formula One driver Fernando Alonso's team takes leap forward as deal with sport investment managers is signed

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

(Image credit: Watson)

Formula One driver Fernando Alonso is slowly entering cycling, confirming yesterday a new partnership deal with sport investment managers, NOVO.

"I'm thrilled to be part of this new venture," said the Ferrari driver and two-time World Champion in a NOVO Group Holdings press release. "I get to indulge my passion for cycling and obsession with technology and design with like-minded people. We see a window of opportunity and plan to kick it wide open!"

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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.