Sky Track Cycling

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Sky Track Cycling
Team information
UCI codeSKY
RegisteredManchester, United Kingdom
Founded2008 (2008)
Disbanded2013 (2013)
DisciplineTrack cycling
Key personnel
General managerShane Sutton

Sky Track Cycling was a professional track cycling team competing in the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics series. The team, based at the Manchester Velodrome, was made up of British riders, including Olympic Gold medalists Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny, Victoria Pendleton and Jamie Staff. It is managed by Shane Sutton with Dave Brailsford acting as team representative.

The team was launched in October 2008 with Hoy, Kenny, Pendleton, Staff, Ross Edgar and Shanaze Reade.[1] In the 2009 track cycling off-season, Reade was replaced by Peter Mitchell and Chris Newton. For the 2010–2011 season, Newton and Staff retired, Mitchell left the team, Reade made a return and Matthew Crampton joined the team.[2] The team remained unchanged for the 2011–2012 season.[3]

The team was not registered with the UCI for the 2013–14 track cycling season.

Major achievements[edit]

Date Competition Location Country Event Placing Rider Nationality
31 October 2008 2008–09 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Sprint 1 Victoria Pendleton  GBR
31 October 2008 2008–09 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Keirin 2 Jason Kenny  GBR
1 November 2008 2008–09 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Sprint 1 Jason Kenny  GBR
1 November 2008 2008–09 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom 500 m time trial 1 Victoria Pendleton  GBR
2 November 2008 2008–09 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Team sprint 1 Ross Edgar  GBR
2 November 2008 2008–09 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Team sprint 1 Jason Kenny  GBR
2 November 2008 2008–09 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Team sprint 1 Jamie Staff  GBR
2 November 2008 2008–09 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Keirin 1 Victoria Pendleton  GBR
2 November 2008 5th International Keirin Event Manchester  United Kingdom International keirin 2 Ross Edgar  GBR
13 February 2009 2008–09 World Cup Copenhagen  Denmark Team sprint 1 Chris Hoy  GBR
13 February 2009 2008–09 World Cup Copenhagen  Denmark Team sprint 1 Jason Kenny  GBR
13 February 2009 2008–09 World Cup Copenhagen  Denmark Team sprint 1 Jamie Staff  GBR
13 February 2009 2008–09 World Cup Copenhagen  Denmark Sprint 1 Victoria Pendleton  GBR
30 October 2009 2009–10 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Keirin 1 Chris Hoy  GBR
30 October 2009 2009–10 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Sprint 1 Victoria Pendleton  GBR
30 October 2009 2009–10 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Sprint 1 Chris Hoy  GBR
30 October 2009 2009–10 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom 500 m time trial 2 Victoria Pendleton  GBR
1 November 2009 2009–10 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Team sprint 1 Ross Edgar  GBR
1 November 2009 2009–10 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Team sprint 1 Chris Hoy  GBR
1 November 2009 2009–10 World Cup Manchester  United Kingdom Team sprint 1 Jamie Staff  GBR

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SKY+HD TRACK TEAM OFFICIALLY UNVEILED". Cycling Weekly. 30 October 2008. Retrieved 20 December 2009.
  2. ^ "2010 - 2011 UCI Track Teams: SKY TRACK CYCLING (SKY) - GBR". uci.ch. Retrieved 15 February 2011.
  3. ^ "2011 - 2012 UCI Track Teams: SKY TRACK CYCLING (SKY) - GBR". uci.ch. Archived from the original on 1 February 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2012.