ŠKODA Australia are proud to support Drapac Professional Cycling as major partner.

With a cycling heritage dating back over 100 years, ŠKODA is a proud sponsor of cycling across different disciplines and countries. From the iconic Tour de France to Australia’s Tour Down Under, ŠKODA vehicles provide vital support to the peloton along roads across the globe.

“The team is incredibly excited to partner with ŠKODA Australia and we believe it will give them a brilliant platform to showcase their product throughout Australia and Asia. Drapac Professional Cycling look forward to making ŠKODA part of the team’s identity” says Team Manager, Jonathan Breekveldt.

Matthew Wiesner, Director of ŠKODA Australia elaborates on the partnership. “ŠKODA began manufacturing bicycles when the company first started in 1895, so cycling is part of our cultural DNA. Our involvement with international cycle racing continues to be one of the pillars of our sponsorship strategy and we are pleased we can contribute to the phenomenal growth of cycling’s popularity in Australia. ŠKODA Australia is proud to continue its association with elite road cycling and looks forward to this exciting new partnership with Drapac.”

ŠKODA Australia is providing the team with ŠKODA Superbs which will carry the team’s red livery and will be present at the Australian races.

The 180km long Launceston to Norfolk Classic in Tasmania on Sunday, 30th September will be the first time that the Drapac team will be riding with ŠKODA Australia as official partner.

Drapac are an Australian based UCI Continental Cycling Team with high profile riders such as 2007 National Road Champion, Darren Lapthorne, and 2009 National Road Champion, Peter McDonald.

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