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INEOS is a global chemical company, whose products touch every aspect of modern day life. The company comprises 36 businesses with 194 sites in 29 countries throughout the world, producing a range of products from medicines to mobile phones; agriculture to automotives; construction to technology and textiles. Even the components essential for renewable energy. 

In 2019 INEOS became the sole owners of Tour Racing Limited (the Team’s holding company), signifying a fresh start for the team following the conclusion of Team Sky’s decade-long ownership by Sky and 21st Century Fox. The team takeover was officially launched in May 2019 at a team press conference, held at The Fountaine Inn in Linton, West Yorkshire. 

Speaking at the launch, Founder and Chairman of INEOS, Sir Jim Ratcliffe said: “INEOS believes that individuals can excel when challenged and great teams can achieve extraordinary results. We see the same belief and commitment in Team INEOS. Sir Dave Brailsford and the Team share our vision and values.”

Sir Dave Brailsford said: “This is a momentous day for the Team, our fans and cycling in general. It is the start of an exciting new chapter for us and we’re all really looking forward to our future with INEOS at the helm.”

INEOS believes that being physically active is essential to health and wellbeing. Throughout its history it has supported youth sports groups. More recently, investing significant amounts in grassroots community projects to professional sport.

INEOS currently owns INEOS Team UK, the British challenger for the America’s Cup, French Ligue 1 football side OGC Nice, in addition to Swiss club Lausanne-Sport. They are also a Principal Partner of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team, and in 2021 became the Official Performance Partner for the New Zealand All Blacks. 

INEOS has always taken a strong interest in youth sports and supports children’s running charities, including The Daily Mile and GO Run For Fun, which encourage millions of children to become active through running. In October 2019 Eliud Kipchoge became the first human to run a sub two-hour marathon, as part of the INEOS funded 1:59 Challenge.   

Sir Jim Ratcliffe added: “Part of our interest in sports is to help encourage health and fitness in children and adults. Cycling is a great way to get fit and I want Team INEOS to continue to play its part in getting more and more people to enjoy cycling, both as a leisure activity and a sport."

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