Riis Has Finished with Two New Sponsors

Road: Bjarne Riis has a clear with two new sponsors for next season. The American IT company Sungard is one of the two new major sponsors. The other sponsor is expected to be the name of the team will be announced only after the Tour de France.

Bjarne Riis has a clear with two new sponsors for next season. The American IT company Sungard is one of the two new major sponsors. The other sponsor is expected to be the name of the team will be announced only after the Tour de France.

The team’s future is secured at least two years told Bjarne Riis on Monday. SunGard has signed a contract with Dane for 2011 and 2012.

“Last year, we began a partnership with Sungard, and now we’re ready to take it a step further. Them will be a major sponsor for us next year. At the same time, we have made an agreement with another company that will be the name of the team, “says Bjarne Riis.

This means that Gustav Larsson, who has one year left on his contract with Bjarne Riis, is guaranteed to have a team to drive for next season.

“I will run left on Bjarne Riis will find a new sponsor. But there’s three other teams that I could imagine to run for in the case. It’s Garmin-Transitions, Sky Professional Cycling Team and the new team from Luxembourg, said Gustav Larsson to Eurosport during Sunday’s Tour broadcast.