Team Belkin hoping good show at Tour de France will attract new sponsor

Electronics manufacturer Belkin will withdraw it sponsorship of the team at the end of the season

The Belkin team poses before the 2014 Tour de France

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Team Belkin races the Tour de France this July in hopes of a high placing for Bauke Mollema, but more importantly, its continuation. The American consumer electronics manufacturer, Belkin announced last month it would leave the sport at year-end and left the Dutch team in a frantic search to save itself before its riders jump ship.

"Yeah, we are worried about the guys leaving, but there's also possibilities coming up for us," the team's general manager, Richard Plugge.

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