Equipe Nürnberger Versicherungsgruppe is getting ready to take on two important races this weekend. Saturday afternoon is the German mountain championship in Berchtesgaden, followed by the World Cup race Internationalen Berner Rundfahrt in Bern, Switzerland, on Sunday.
The mountain title (Bergmeisterschaften) will be contested for the team by German road champion Claudia Häusler and Claudia Stumpf. They will be supported by six young riders from Nürnberger's amateur team.
Trixi Worrack will lead the team in the World Cup race the next day. She is currently fifth in the World Cup rankings. "This weekend's race offers important points in the World Cup and we hope to finally get on the podium," said team manager Jens Zemke. "The team is in best form and we will go to the start highly motivated."
Nürnberger for the Bergmeisterschaften: Claudia Häusler, Claudia Stumpf, and amateurs Marlen Jöhrend, Lisa Brennauer, Sabine Fischer, Romy Kasper, Denise Zuckermandel und Fabienne Sandig.
Nürnberger for Bern: Charlotte Becker, Andrea Graus, Eva Lutz, Edita Pucinskaite, Regina Schleicher und Trixi Worrack.