Motorpoint-Marshalls Pasta Racing Team
– formerly CandiTV-Marshalls Pasta – gave a presentation at the Derby branch of the squad’s main sponsor, car supermarket Motorpoint.co.uk, on Wednesday.
Local radio and television crews were on hand to record the ocassion and there were representatives from the team’s other sponsors to see how the squad had shaped up. The event was also the first chance to see the two Volvo team cars that will support the riders on the road this season.
The team flies out to Mallorca on Monday, February 8, for another block of training. Before that, Hannah Barnes and Ian Bibby will compete in the British Cyclo-Cross National Championships at Sutton Park, Birmingham this coming weekend (February 6-7).
Motorpoint-Marshalls Pasta Racing Team 2010
Hannah Barnes (individual)
Malcolm Elliott makes a spectacle of himself
Motorpoint-Marshalls Pasta warm up
One of two Volvo team cars at the squad’s disposal
Opera team bikes
Ed Clancy talks to the press
Ian Bibby, Jonny McEvoy and Steven Burke take a look at Cycling magazine circa 1979 – held by Jackie Griffiths – to check out a report on team boss Phil Griffiths in his racing heyday
The full Motorpoint-Marshalls Pasta squad