Following a reported positive experience at the 2017 Road European Championships in Herning (Denmark) and MTB in Darfo Boario Terme (Italy), the relationship between the Union Europe?enne de Cyclisme and Vittoria Servizio Corse has strengthened and been renewed until 2020.
The agreement, recently signed between Rocco Cattaneo, President of the Union Europe?enne de Cyclisme, and Rene? Timmermans, CEO of Vittoria EMEA, includes provision of the neutral breakdown service by Vittoria Servizio Corse at the Road European Championships as well as an equipped assistance centre for the MTB European Championships.
Rocco Cattaneo, President of the Union Europe?enne de Cyclisme said “The Union Europe?enne de Cyclisme is proud to have the prestigious Vittoria Servizio Corse at the European Championships. Vittoria Servizio Corse has always been an excellent provider in this sector and is also above all synonymous with a guarantee of reliability and safety. The training and professionalism of the staff who will be at the European Championships will make a great contribution to the growth of each event guaranteeing a top-level service for all competitors.”
He continued, “I would like to thank Vittoria Servizio Corse and the CEO of Vittoria EMEA, Rene? Timmermans, for their trust and passion vis- a?-vis our development project focused on the high level of events and on riders’ safety which will be developed from next season thanks to this new agreement.”
Rene? Timmermans, CEO of Vittoria EMEA said “I would like to thank the Union Europe?enne de Cyclisme for entrusting us with the neutral breakdown service. Ten years ago, we started to provide an efficient and professional service, not just limited to technical assistance during a race, but which is also a vital element for race safety.
“Following an initial positive experience at the 2017 European Championships, we will work together with the Union Europe?enne de Cyclisme on a long-term project with enthusiasm and passion which we have always been renowned for and with the satisfaction of becoming a partner.”
Vittoria Industries is an international group that acquired the premium tubular tyres producer Vittoria Spa in 1990. Today, Vittoria Industries is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of bicycle tyres with an annual production of approximately 7 million tyres and 900,000 high performance tubulars and cotton tyres.
Vittoria’s worldwide commercial operations are shared among three distinct regions: Vittoria SpA is responsible for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America (EMEA & LATAM). Vittoria Industries North America is responsible for North America. Vittoria Asia Pacific is responsible for Asia-Pacific region. The group holding company, Vittoria Industries, carries out manufacturing and R&D at its fully owned Lion Tyres Thailand factory in Bangkok.