Velon and FACE Partnership have teamed up for an exciting new track series that will launch at the end of 2016 to engage a whole new audience in cycling.
This pioneering new partnership sees FACE and Velon bring the joint business model Velon is pioneering in road cycling to the track and will combine its UCI WorldTour cycling teams together with one of cyclings most exciting platforms to create The Revolution Champions League – a extended range of dates where the very best from the Revolution Series go head to head and compete on one of the largest stages, at the highest level.
The Revolution Champions League will also utilise the unique data capture capabilities Velon is developing with Infront Sports Media. Velon and FACE will bring the Champions League to life for fans, streaming live race data to deliver an unbelievable experience, taking them closer to the action. This new competition will sit above the UK Domestic League with the Domestic and Champions League scheduled to run between September and December.
The Champions League will feature 12 teams including eight WorldTour teams. Four qualifiers will compete from the UK and other international leagues across three consecutive Champions League weekends to decide who will be the ultimate cycling champions.
Graham Bartlett, CEO of Velon said:
“At Velon we are excited by linking up with the Revolution Series extending our goals in cycling beyond the road and onto the track. Revolution is already a very well established and successful race series and this new partnership will enable the series to expand internationally as the new Revolution Champions League”.
Following partnership announcements with the Tour de Suisse and Infront Sports Media, the Revolution partnership reinforces Velon proactive approach to further engage with people in cycling and take fans even closer to professional sport.
Velon is a business venture formed by pro-cycling teams in 2014 to foster long term stability for its members and the sport. It is wholly owned and controlled equally by the 11 shareholding teams. Headquartered in the UK, the commercial organisation was founded by BMC Racing Team, Etixx – Quick-Step, Lampre-Merida, Lotto-Soudal, Orica GreenEDGE, Cannondale Pro Cycling Team, Team Giant-Alpecin, Team LottoNL – Jumbo Pro Cycling Team, Team Sky, Tinkoff, Trek-Segafredo.
Visit www.velon.cc for more information.