FDJ team to become Groupama-FDJ in 2018 season, with big budget increase

An extra €4m added to team's budget by new sponsor

Arthur Vichot on stage four of the Tour de Suisse

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

French team FDJ will be called Groupama-FDJ from next season after securing new sponsorship from insurance group Groupama.

The deal will come into effect at the start of March, meaning that the team will race under its new name and wearing new kit for the first time at Paris-Nice.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.