Strong BMC Racing Team Around Tejay Van Garderen For Paris-Nice

The BMC Racing Team's roster to help Tejay van Garderen at Paris-Nice features an abundance of talent around him, including Tour Méditerranéen winner Stephen Cummings and Dubai Tour champion Taylor Phinney. Freedom To Go For Stage Wins Van Garderen is coming off a runner-up finish at the Tour of Oman in his first competition of the season. The past fourth- and fifth-place finisher at this … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Aims To Keep Momentum Going

BMC Racing Team Sport Director Yvon Ledanois aims to carry momentum from Amaël Moinard's victory Sunday on the final stage of the Tour du Haut Var into a pair of one-day races this weekend in France. Final Tune-Up Races Ledanois said Classic Sud Ardèche on Saturday and Sunday's Drôme Classic provide a final tune-up for the riders who will be competing soon in some of the BMC Racing Team's … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team’s Amaël Moinard Wins At Haut Var

Amaël Moinard won the final stage of the Tour du Haut Var Sunday to register the BMC Racing Team's sixth victory of the season on his way to placing third overall. Evans Finishes Fourth Moinard beat Carlos Betancur (AG2R La Mondiale) in a two-up sprint after the pair broke away on the final climb of the 203.4-kilometer race. Moinard said he knew the Côte des Tuilières ascent "perfectly" and … [Read more...]

Samuel Sánchez Debuts For BMC Racing Team At Haut Var

The BMC Racing Team's roster for Tour du Haut Var this Saturday and Sunday will include a pair of former world road champions – Cadel Evans and Thor Hushovd – and past Olympic road race champion Samuel Sánchez, who will be making his season debut. Several Options For Success Hushovd was runner-up on a stage at the Tour Méditerranéen last week while helping teammate Stephen Cummings to … [Read more...]

Samuel Sanchez Announces Prospective 2014 Race Program

Samuel Sanchez said races in France and Italy will begin his competition schedule for the BMC Racing Team leading up to his first goal race of the season, Vuelta Ciclista Al Pais Vasco, in his home country. Debuts In March The past Olympic road race champion met last week with BMC Racing Team Sporting Manager Allan Peiper and Sport Director Yvon Ledanois at the team's service course in … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team 1-2 In Dubai Tour Opener

BMC Racing Team's Taylor Phinney won the BMC Racing Team's second race of the season Wednesday while teammate Stephen Cummings was runner-up in the individual time trial that began the Dubai Tour. Among The Early Starters Phinney powered his BMC timemachine TMR01 to a time of 12 minutes and three seconds on the 10.1-kilometer out-and-back course. That was 14 seconds faster than Cummings and 16 … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Signs Samuel Sánchez

Past Olympic road race champion and grand tour podium finisher Samuel Sánchez will immediately join the BMC Racing Team, President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz announced Sunday. Brings A Wealth Of Experience The 35-year-old Spaniard won the 2008 Olympic road race champion in Beijing and owns podium finishes at the Vuelta a España (second in 2009) and the Tour de France (third in 2010). At … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Announces Early Season Racing Programs

Approaching the opening week of the 2014 season, the BMC Racing Team announced the prospective early season programs of several riders Friday. Will Help Fans See Their Favorites BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said the publication of competition schedules for some of the team's past world road and national champions and top contenders is beneficial in a number of ways. … [Read more...]

Ambitious BMC Racing Team Training Camp Underway

The BMC Racing Team is targeting ambitious goals and breaking new ground in its first pre-season training camp of the 2014 season. Busy Agenda BMC Racing Team Sporting Manager Allan Peiper said one aspect of the week-long camp in Spain is creating cohesion among the nearly 100 riders, managers and staff that comprise the organization. "Everyone must know exactly what is expected of them," … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Signs Ben Hermans

BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz announced the signing of Ben Hermans Wednesday. The 27-year-old Belgian completes the team's lineup of new riders before the entire 2014 roster is formally introduced next week in Grenchen, Switzerland. 'Valuable Experience On Multiple Levels' Ochowicz said Hermans's versatility is well-suited to the team. "We are pleased to add Ben to our … [Read more...]