Who we are

  • U-23 men, Junior and Youth racing teams.
  • Led by Flavio Zappi, a successful ex-professional and now coach, with deep experience and an uncompromising ethical stance on healthy racing.
  • Working mostly with UK riders and providing a platform for success in Europe
  • A calendar of UCI and National races for U-23 and Junior teams in Italy, Belgium, UK, Spain, Portugal, and France.
  • A strong Italian vibe with a commitment to healthy racing, teamwork and close-up coaching. 

Where we are at

Racing in UCI and National level races in Italy, Belgium, UK, Spain, and France. Including several top stage races in Italy, Belgium and France.

Close-up coaching, good diet and healthy living. Achieving eye-catching results at U-23 and Junior level in Italy, France, Belgium, Spain and UK.

Punching well above our weight on a tight budget. Achieving great results in UCI and National races
Zappi Racing Team has placed several riders in professional teams.

Benefits for commercial partners

Strong and active social media reach: 
  • Friends of Zappi RT: 2000 Facebook friends
  • Flavio Zappi:   4000 facebook friends
  • Zappi RT: 5500 likes 
  • Reach: Approx. 5000 per week 

  • We will work with partners to devise promotional campaigns to achieve their aims.
  • Provide promotional collateral to support campaigns.
  • We organise and participate in events with partners, their clients, “Friends of Zappi Racing”, and the broader audience.
  • Invitations to races, team presentations, guided training sessions and rides.

The Zappi Goal

  • To become an established Continental team, competing at the highest level in Europe by 2020.
  • To keep our best riders as a foundation for building Zappi success in UK and Europe.
  • To build team infrastructure to support and sustain racing success – based on our ethos of healthy living, good diet, and close-up coaching
  • To build the Zappi promotions and communications infrastructure so that partners maximise benefit from engagement.