Rod Ellingworth’s shock Bahrain exit points to Ineos Grenadiers return

Rod Ellingworth
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The shock news that Rod Ellingworth would step down from his managerial role at Bahrain-McLaren looks like the first step that will eventually lead to his return to Ineos Grenadiers, roughly 18 months after he left the British team to run his own squad. 

The news of Ellingworth’s departure from Bahrain-McLaren broke on Thursday evening, with the team stating that their now former manager’s “passion is rider development, so he has decided to move on and focus on new projects close to his heart."

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