Derby-based Team Raleigh GAC announce Aviva Tour of Britain Team
Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2015 13:32
Team Raleigh GAC have announced their six man team for the 2015 Aviva Tour of Britain, coming through Derbyshire on Friday September 11th.
The team is:
Team Director Cherie Pridham said: "For us, this is the biggest race of the year, and Team Raleigh's sixth appearance at the Tour of Britain.
"Steve Lampier, winner of the Elite Road Series, will be joined in the line-up by Evan Oliphant who is taking part in his ninth Tour of Britain and won the British Cycling Grand Prix series this season. Polish rider Karol Domagalski, French rider and triple World Champion Morgan Kneisky and British riders Andy Hawdon and George Pym complete the line-up.
"We are extremely proud to be given the opportunity to race and showcase our sponsors at the 2015 Aviva Tour of Britain - a 2.HC UCI which is Britain's highest ranking stage race.
"We are excited to see the race unfold. It's certainly a tough route and the weather could play a key part."
Starting on Sunday 6 September in Beaumaris, North Wales, the eight-day stage race rides through Scotland and England to finish in London on Sunday 13 September.
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Live action will be presented by Matt Barbet and broadcast from 1pm to 4pm with highlights at 10pm on ITV 4 every day next week. See schedule here.
On Sunday 13 September the final stage through London will be broadcast live on ITV at 3pm with highlights at 8pm.