Founded in : 1995
Colors : Rouge, Bleu et Blanc
Team started in the mid-90s by Cyrille Guimard, the legendary former manager of Bernard Hinault, Greg LeMond and Laurent Fignon of the Renault-Elf team of the 1980s. The current manager is Alain Bondue. The team's primary sponsor Migraine has made a strong commitment to continued sponsorship of the team despite its share of problems. Cofidis won the first stage of the 2006 Tour de France with sprinter Jimmy Casper who has since left the squad.