As Team Sky’s recent partnership with Jaguar has come to an end, Britains only World Tour team have opted to take up a new partnership Ford.
The mastermind behind Team Sky’s recent success Sir Dave Brailsford will be driving out in the new Ford Mondeo Estate. The Ford S-Max, Ford Kuga , Ford Tourneo Custom and Ford Transit van will also be part of the Team Sky vehicle logistics team.
In total 24 vehicles will be supplied. The Ford Mondeo will be the most prominently visible vehicle receiving most camera time will carry Team Sky’s directeur sportifs and mechanics. Ford’s new “All Wheel Drive technology will be put to the test used for the cobbled classics and and all vehicles will be fitted with bespoke bike racks cable of carrying 9 bikes.
The S-Max and Kuga will be used to provide transport for the support team providing direct support to the team cyclists. The 9 seat Ford Tourneo Custom will be used to transport team members between airports and hotels. Whilst the 3.5 tonne Ford Transit will be used for all remaining logistical transport of equipment and riders race gear.