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Chris Horner to ride for Lupus Racing

Lupus Racing announced its roster for the 2016 season, including 2013 Vuelta a España champion Chris Horner, 44, who raced for Airgas-Safeway last season.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for me and I am very glad to race with the Lupus Racing Team. It was a priority for me to continue racing this year with a U.S.-based team. The Lupus team has put together a solid roster and has a great reputation. I couldn’t be more excited about 2016,” said Horner, who finished fifth overall at the 2015 U.S. Pro road national championships.

Lupus is entering its second year as a UCI Continental men’s squad and will field a roster of 15 riders for the coming season.

“We are excited to have a proven champion like Chris Horner as part of the Lupus Racing Team this season. He wanted to continue his racing career, and was eager to be part of our growing program. We are focused on making a solid presence in every race in which we compete this year. It’s all about being aggressive and being the best each and every day, and for years to come. Chris will be a great leader for our young team,” said sport director Phil Cortes.

Lupus Racing 2016 roster

Chad Beyer
Winston David
Oliver Flautt
Chris Horner
Matthieu Jeannes
Marcos Lazzarotto
Bryan Lewis
Jonah Mead-VanCourt
Barry Miller
Evan Murphy
Michael Olheiser
Michael Stone
Nolan Tankersley
Nicolae Tanovitchii
Thomas Vaubourzeix