A new German Elite 2 team, called Team PZ Racing Aachen, will start racing in 2006. The outfit directed by Jürgen Wertz and located in Aachen, close to the Belgian and Dutch borders will have PZ Racing parts as its main sponsor. The team's goal is to offer young talented riders around Aachen an international racing program, as well as having several experienced riders to provide top placings. The race program of the 14 signed riders in 2006 will include one day races in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and in the rest of Europe, as well as stage races worldwide. Team PZ Racing Aachen will participate in the Tour of Siam in Thailand in January and is planning to travel to the Tour de Taiwan in March.
The complete roster includes: Markus Bastek (Ger), Thomas Bontenackels (Ger), Tjarco Cuppens (Ned, ex-pro), Marc Habets (Ned), Claus Goralski (Ger), Stephan Janiel (Ger), Dirk Lichtenthäler (Ger), Jochen Lichtenthäler (Ger), Christoph Lörcks (Ger), Christian Mießen (Ger), Martin Neffgen (Ger, ex-pro), Bas Robroek (Ned), Michael Schweizer (Ger, ex-ComNet-Senges) and Danny Sijen (Ned).