Castroviejo extends deal with INEOS Grenadiers

  • 08 Jul 24
  • announcement

The INEOS Grenadiers are delighted to confirm that Jonathan Castroviejo has signed a one-year contract extension to ride for the team until the end of 2025.

The 37-year-old will continue to race as a Grenadier for an eighth season, having established himself as a crucial asset on the road and having played a key role in multiple successes of the team. A seasoned professional known for his time-trialling prowess and reliable support in the mountains, he has been a mainstay of the team since joining in 2018.

Castroviejo commented: “I’m super happy to have signed again with the team. It’s been something that we’ve been working on this year and it feels good to have everything sorted and to have clarity for next season. I wanted to stay with the team and it makes me happy to know I’ll be here for another year.

“It’s an environment where I feel happy, valued and where we always work well together. Every year, the level of racing gets higher which means you always need to improve and it’s good to be able to do that here.

“This team is full of young talent and riders that have a bright future in cycling, and it’s rewarding to be here helping and advising them where I can. It feels like the team is going in a good direction and it’s nice to be a part of the mindset of getting back to winning the Tour again.”

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INEOS Grenadiers’ Performance Director, Scott Drawer said: “Jonathan is somebody who embodies the spirit and values of being a Grenadier; his experience and leadership are invaluable within our group.

“Year after year, you can always rely on Castro to turn up to the biggest races on the calendar in top shape and ready to get out there and give everything to support his teammates.

“Our mix of exciting young talent and experience needs the likes of Jonathan, and others, not only to deliver in the biggest races but to continue to transfer their knowledge and skills onto the younger riders in our group.”