Chris Horner is back with Lupus Racing

2013 Vuelta a España champion Chris Horner, 44, who raced for Airgas-Safeway last season, is back and he will ride for the continental team Lupus Racing in 2016

“This is a tremendous opportunity for me and I am very glad to race with the Lupus Racing Team. It was a priority for me to continue racing this year with a U.S.-based team. The Lupus team has put together a solid roster and has a great reputation. I couldn’t be more excited about 2016,” said Horner.

Lupus is entering its second year as a UCI Continental men’s squad and will field a roster of 15 riders for the coming season.

“We are excited to have a proven champion like Chris Horner as part of the Lupus Racing Team this season. He wanted to continue his racing career, and was eager to be part of our growing program. We are focused on making a solid presence in every race in which we compete this year. It’s all about being aggressive and being the best each and every day, and for years to come. Chris will be a great leader for our young team,” said sport director Phil Cortes.

Lupus Racing 2016 roster: Chad Beyer, Winston David, Oliver Flautt, Chris Horner, Matthieu Jeannes, Marcos Lazzarotto, Bryan Lewis, Jonah Mead-VanCourt, Barry Miller, Evan Murphy, Michael Olheiser, Michael Stone, Nolan Tankersley, Nicolae Tanovitchii, Thomas Vaubourzeix