Andrew Messick

Messick says Tour of California followed UCI rules on Movistar costs

BOULDER, Colo. (VN) — Responding to allegations that the Movistar Continental team declined its invitation to attend the Amgen Tour of California because it did not receive financial assistance to travel to the race — something UCI WorldTour teams receive — AEG Sports president Andrew Messick told VeloNews that the event “fulfilled UCI requirements.”

Tour of California organizer: UCI teams ruling a surprise

When the UCI announced Friday that its races outside of Europe would be required to invite top-ranked Continental teams, it came as a surprise to the bosses of a top U.S. stage race and Conti team. The ruling directly affects the Amgen Tour of California and the Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team by requiring that three […]