The International Cycling Union (UCI) granted three teams, Spain's Murcia-Contentpolis AMPO,...
The International Cycling Union (UCI) granted three teams, Spain's Murcia-Contentpolis AMPO, Ireland's LPR Brakes and San Marino's Amica Chips-Knauf, Professional Continental Team licenses for the 2009 season. The applications of these teams had initially been considered incomplete by the UCI. The teams appealed to the UCI Management Committee and on the basis of the additional information provided by the teams the Management Committee has decided to approve the teams' registration.
These three teams join the 18 already registered as Professional Continental Teams which includes Elk Haus (Aut), Vorarlberg-Corratec (Aut), Landbouwkrediet-Colnago (Bel), Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator (Bel), PSK Whirlpool-Author (Cze), AndalucÃa Cajasur (Spa), Xacobeo Galicia (Spa), Agritubel (Fra), Barloworld (GBr), Ceramica Flaminia-Bossini Docce (Irl), CSF Group-Navigare (Irl), Acqua & Sapone-CaffÃ¨ Mokambo (Ita), ISD (Ita), Skil-Shimano (Ned), Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team (Ned), CervÃ©lo Test Team (Swi), BMC (USA) and Serramenti PVC Diquigiovanni-Androni Giocattoli (Ven).