Team Sunweb are proud to announce the extension of their official vehicle partnership with MINI Netherlands until the end of 2019.
MINI has been Team Sunweb’s vehicle partner since 2016 and is through its appearance and performance, a well-established race car in the men’s and women’s WorldTour peloton. It is certainly the fastest of all and by many, considered the most stylish vehicle in the WorldTour convoy. MINI have embraced the positive energy of the sport at the highest level supplying the team with its Clubman and Countryman cars. From three-week long Grand Tours to the cobblestones of Paris-Roubaix; both vehicles provide a comfortable, reliable ride whilst driving on the most demanding racing terrain.
About the extension of the cooperation Bart Verhoef, Head of MINI Netherlands, said: “We’re proud to see the Team Sunweb MINI cars in the WorldTour peloton and we’re pleased to continue our cooperation. It’s inspiring to be partner from such a driven organisation with the continual focus on optimization of the team.”
Team Sunweb CEO Iwan Spekenbrink said: “We are really pleased to have a partner like MINI on board and are happy to be extending our cooperation. MINI is one of our premium brands which we are proud to work alongside and we get a lot of enthusiastic reactions from fans along the road. In cycling, much is asked of a race car and the circumstances can be tough, so high performance equipment is essential. Both organisations are a great fit in terms of philosophy in the ways in which we always looking for the smallest details to further improve and we look forward to another great few years with MINI on the road.”
MINI and Team Sunweb: a good team
MINI provides a perfect suit to all of Team Sunweb’s vehicular requirements, with both MINI Cooper SD Clubman and MINI Cooper SD Countryman, which is produced in Born, the Netherlands, allowing the team to transport nine bikes on it’s roof and comfortably transport all race support essentials inside. With 190 HP and 400 Nm of torque, it can also tackle any mountain stage and has an impressive sprint capacity going from 80 to 120km/h in 6.9 seconds. Its spacious interior is ideal for both daily family-use and cycling lovers.