British racing scene branded ‘worst it has ever been’ as teams close

Fears are growing for the future of domestic racing due a lack of sponsorship

The British scene has suffered a number of blows this season

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

This story originally appeared in Cycling Weekly’s print edition.

The recent spate of domestic team closures is leading some in the scene to brand it the “worst it has ever been”.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.