Rapha Condor JLT pro cycling team will run 3 Octavia Estate support vehicles when competing in UK and Europe during 2014. The team conisist of Skoda UK ambassador Ed Clancy and ex-British Road Racing Champion, Kristian House. They will compete in the National Series of road events in the UK and European races, UCI Europe Tour and UCI track programme. Team manager John Herety is at the helm.
Emily Burns, Communications Manager for Skoda UK, said, “We’re proud to be the Official Partner to Rapha Condor JLT, a team that embodies the excitement and spirit of British cycling.
“Thanks to both the impressive load capacity of the ŠKODA range and our fantastic cycling accessories, our cars are the vehicles of choice of both professional and amateur cyclists across the UK. Rapha Condor JLT is a team that connects with cycling enthusiasts far and wide, and our ongoing partnership is a reflection of our continued dedication to encouraging widespread participation in the sport.”
Commenting on the partnership with ŠKODA, John said; “We are delighted to be able to renew and extend our relationship with ŠKODA UK, a brand synonymous with the biggest cycling events worldwide. There are some great events taking place this season and a rapidly developing set of teams giving us competitive races every week from March to September.
“For the past four years, our ŠKODA support vehicles have delivered great reliability and surpassed all expectations. We’re looking forward to driving them for a fifth consecutive year.”