Schär to Remain with BMC Racing Team21. June 2016, Santa Rosa, California (USA) — Road Team
BMC Racing Team today announced the re-signing of Swiss rider Michael Schär beyond the 2016 season.
Schär, who came to BMC Racing Team in 2010, will line up for his eighth season with the team in 2017.
“We’ll be announcing a number of contract extensions over the coming days and weeks and I’m very happy to announce that Michael Schär is staying within the BMC Racing Team family. Michael is one of the essential riders in the team. Whether it’s in a one-day classic or a grand tour, he is always there to support our leaders, and when he gets the opportunity, ride for the victory himself,” Ochowicz said.
“Every team needs a Michael Schär in their roster so it’s a pleasure to announce the extension of his contract.”
For Schär the decision to stay with BMC Racing Team came down to the sense of family.
“I feel at home in BMC Racing Team. I have some really good friends in the team and after seven years now, I’m really happy to continue this tradition. The loyalty and support is really special,” Schär said.
In keeping with BMC Racing Team policy, no other details of the contract were released.