Overhaul of the Track Cycling World Cup series will see trade teams excluded

Overhaul of the Track Cycling World Cup series will see trade teams excluded

Joseph Delves 24 Jun 2019 With only national teams allowed to compete from 2020 successful outfits like the UK’s Hubb-Wattbike now find themselves in jeopardy Moves to reform the Track Cycling World Cup Series will see the number of events halved along with the exclusion of all non-national teams. Now rebranded as the UCI Track Cycling Nations’ Cup, the competition will also move from winter to summer. Claiming the moves were in part devised to ease the financial burden on national federations needing to send teams to six separate events, the series will also now only be open to riders selected for national teams. Announcing the changes on 20th June the UCI explained, 'The current UCI Track Cycling World Cup will undergo several changes from the 2020-2021 season: the number of rounds of the series will go from six to three, and these will no longer be organised from October ...

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