Jonathan Vaughter's and Michael Drapac teaming up to create Continental team that will focus on both racing and higher education
Gavin Mannion will ride for Australian team Drapac for the coming year after finishing top five at the USA Pro Challenge in 2015.
The 35-year-old will make his season debut in January at the Australian national championships
Australian rider Travis Meyer (Drapac) suffered a fractured skull and other injuries when he was hit by a vehicle while training in Andorra
The Pro Continental team wants to establish a foothold in American races like the Amgen Tour of California and the USA Pro Challenge