El Tour de Tucson sponsor announcement

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- El Tour de Tucson made a big announcement Wednesday about its sponsor.

The bicycling event will now be called the University of Arizona Medical Center 29th El Tour de Tucson.

As part of Wednesday's event, they dedicated this years race to cyclist Rahsaan Bahati.

His non-profit group helps empower underprivileged inner city youth to rise above their circumstances.

"Its an honor definitely happy to take it and be a part of this organization, just the impact the chance to meet her and meet her parents," said pro cyclist Rahsaan Bahati.

If you would like to know more about the race and the new start and finish lines.