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Exclusive: ‘We need to find the Max Verstappen of cycling. That’s our goal’ – Red Bull-Bora-Hansgrohe manager plots his way to the top

Ralph Denk, Red Bull-Bora-Hansgrohe team manager, said: Bicycle news He said the arrival of the global energy drink sponsor had enabled the team to make significant investments in its drivers and performance team for 2025 and beyond, with Red Bull setting a simple but lofty goal: ‘To be the best.’

The team was close to the level of UAE Team Emirates and Visma-Lease a Bike before Red Bull bought a majority stake in the team this spring. Now they want to take them on and beat them in the coming years. Red Bull’s investment and their global stature should, as Red Bull’s slogan goes, give them wings.