Cervélo to sponsor Team Sunweb in 2019 with Giant joining BMC Racing, say sources

Big changes could happen between several WorldTour teams ahead of the 2019 season

Sunweb at the World Championships men's team time trial 2017 (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Cervélo bicycles will supply Tom Dumoulin and his team-mates in 2019 and become co-sponsor, seeing the team race as Sunweb-Cervélo, sources suggest.

Cycling Weekly sources say that Cervélo's owner, The Netherlands's Pon Holdings that distributes car brands Audi and Porsche, wanted a bigger presence in cycling and with one of the country's biggest stars.

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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.