Ochowicz Still Clinging To Hope As Time Runs Out To Save Bmc Racing

Jim Ochowicz is back as general manager

Jim Ochowicz continued to stress that there is no deadline as he looks to save his BMC Racing Team from going under, despite several high-profile riders being heavily linked to rival teams and time desperately running out. BMC will pull the plug on sponsoring the team at the end of the season, and although Ochowicz has told his riders that there are potential sponsors 'in the pipeline', nothing has been signed or announced. Leading riders Greg Van Avermaet and Richie Porte have been linked to several teams, while Rohan Dennis is on the verge of signing for Bahrain-Merida , as reported by Cyclingnews earlier this month. Without marquee riders, Ochowicz would struggle further to attract potential sponsors, although he denied reports that claimed he told reporters at the Tour de Suisse that he had 'no money'. On the contrary, those words were not accurately quoted and Ochowicz does have funds ...

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