Team Gerolsteiner will send the 2005 winner to "Rund um die Nürnberger Altstadt" on Sunday, September 14, while Team Volksbank-Corratec will feature four Germans in the race. Gerolsteiner, which won the race in 2005 and 2007, will be led by former winner Ronny Scholz and the brothers Markus and Thomas Fothen. Tour de France third-place finisher Bernhard Kohl will also appear.
The Professional Continental Team Volksbank-Corratec will be led by four Germans, and three riders who last year finished in the top ten. Sprinter Olaf Pollack, who last year finished second behind Columbia's Gerald Ciolek, will look to improve this year.
Gerolsteiner in Nürnberg: Markus Fothen, Thomas Fothen, Johannes Fröhlinger, Bernhard Kohl, Volker Ordowski and Ronny Scholz.
Volksbank-Corratec in Nürnberg: Andreas Dietziker, André Korff, Harald Morscher, Daniel Musiol, Olaf Pollack and René Weissinger.
(Additional editorial assistance provided by Susan Westemeyer.)