Lincoln GP future under threat as it searches for new title sponsor

Organisers of the long-standing domestic race says they need to find sponsorship money by the end of March to keep the race running

(Image credit: Andy Jones 2014)

The Lincoln Grand Prix, one of the pillars of the British domestic racing scene, must find a new title sponsor before the end of March otherwise its 2020 edition will not run.

Chestnut Homes had sponsored the race for the past three years, but have cited Brexit and the recent general election result – which returned a Conservative majority – as reasons behind them no longer being able to support the race.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).