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Crédit Agricole ending team sponsorship. Legeay says he has no replacement

The Crédit Agricole team has not found a new sponsor and team director Roger Legeay has given team riders free rein to pursue contracts for next season. The bank that has supported the team since 1998 is ending its sponsorship after this season. Legeay has been trying to line up a replacement, but recent negotiations with potential sponsors were not successful. Legeay told AFP that his top riders have told him they will hold off signing with another team until after August 15.

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The Crédit Agricole team has not found a new sponsor and team director Roger Legeay has given team riders free rein to pursue contracts for next season.

The bank that has supported the team since 1998 is ending its sponsorship after this season. Legeay has been trying to line up a replacement, but recent negotiations with potential sponsors were not successful.

Legeay told AFP that his top riders have told him they will hold off signing with another team until after August 15.

Legeay has been involved with the team since 1986. The team organization dates back to 1958 and has had title sponsors including Peugeot, Z and GAN before Crédit Agricole took over.

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