Rod Ellingworth resigns as Ineos Grenadiers deputy principal

One of the original members of Team Sky departs, as Ineos undergoes transition

Rod Ellingworth
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Rod Ellingworth has resigned as deputy team principal of Ineos Grenadiers. 

The 51-year-old, who was involved in the original set up of Team Sky back in 2009, has been de facto in charge of the Ineos cycling project since 2021, despite Sir Dave Brailsford having the title of team principal.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.