Rabobank confirmed for '08 Tour

Dutch ProTour squad Rabobank is already sure of its spot in the 2008 Tour de France, with team manager Henri van der Aat confirming its participation to De Telegraaf. Van der Aat, who took over the squad's top spot from Theo de Rooy, confirmed that he had been promised a spot by Tour director Christian Prudhomme.

"The Tour considers Rabobank as one of the leading teams in the world and one that belongs at the Tour," Van de Aat said. "That was enough grounds to promise us a spot."

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