Unior Devinci Factory Racing Signs Greg Callaghan and Patrick Laffey

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More Team Rumours turn to Team Facts, as Unior Devinci Factory Racing signs Greg Callaghan and Patrick Laffey.

Press release follows:

Greg Callaghan Unior Devinci
Greg Callaghan – old hand Image: Ross Bell

Greg has been racing the Enduro World Series from the very beginning and has been able to grow with the sport. Ireland’s best mountain biker has already tasted the top of EWS and is ready to get back there.

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Canadian rider Patrick Laffey made a name for himself in 2019 with the podium finish on his first ever World Cup race, later he finished the season as the 5th junior in the world. Now he’ll have full support of the factory team and is of course aiming for the very top of the junior DH rankings.

Patrick Laffey Unior Devinci
Patrick Laffey – new blood

The young Vancouverite surprised many last year during his first races in the World Cup. The 18-year-old Laffey joins the UDFR with an impressive track record: three Junior Top-5s in five World Cups, good for fifth place in the overall ranking of the Series.

“It’s a great source of pride for Devinci to see Patrick make the leap from our Development program to our Factory team. Pat was able to show his formidable speed and potential last season with three podiums on the World Cup circuit. For us, there’s no doubt: he has to be provided with all the support possible on the Factory team. He’s one of the young talents who stand out and excel in the sport at a young age. We know he’ll go far. We’re very proud to support him in his quest for World Cup podiums!” —Bastien Major, Team Manager

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