The small World Cup downhill team headed up by team owner and rider Francisco Pardal has welcomed both Canyon and Dainese as new team sponsors. Francisco Pardal said: “I’m so stoked to got this chance from Fabien Barel and Gabe to ride for Canyon bikes. We have good plans for the races and some other nice projects.”
As well as securing a partnership with the Canyon Collective for future races and projects, the Blackjack Factory Racing team welcomes the current Italian downhill national champion, Loris Revelli and his mechanic, Andrea.
Currently, the team is planning to compete in the full World Cup downhill series but they are also planning to attend some EWS and E-EWS races throughout the season.
Blackjack factory racing has also released their updated list of partners for the 2020 season – Blackjack wheels, Canyon bikes, Fox suspensions, Maxxis tires, Ethirteen components, Shimano, Renthal cycle, FiveTen, Dainese, Oakley, Crankbrothers, GoRide Portugal and Municipio de Soure.