The organisers of the Tour de France have chosen the teams that will take part in the 104th edition (July 1-23).
French teams Cofidis, Direct Energie and Fortuneo-Vital Concept have been awarded places at the French Grand Tour, along with Belgian squad Wanty-Groupe Gobert.
ASO has also named wildcard teams for Paris-Nice, which runs from March 5 – 12. The teams invited again are Cofidis, Direct Energie and Fortuneo – Vital Concept, with a fourth French team, Delko Marseille Provence KTM, joining them.
Three of those four gain an invite to the Critérium du Dauphiné (June 4 – 11). Cofidis, Direct Energie and Delko Marseille Provence KTM will ride, while Fortuneo – Vital Concept makes way for Wanty – Groupe Gobert.
Tour de France 2017 teams
Fortuneo – Vital Concept
UCI WorldTour Teams
Ag2r La Mondiale
UAE Abu Dhabi