After stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse, Gerolsteiner finished with its two main men in the from part of the peloton: Beat Zberg (15th at 22 seconds) and Georg Totschnig (19th at 26 seconds). That moved Zberg and Totschnig up to 8th and 16th respectively on the general classification.
"The finale turned out as expected," said team boss Hans-Michael Holczer. "I had hoped that Beat and Georg would be with the group. And they were. Therefore I can say that it was all good."
Of tomorrow's tough stage, Holczer commented, "There the general classification will be mixed up again. And of course we want to be in it."