Team Stölting from Gelsenkirchen is about to start its second ambitious season. In terms of team configuration, management and budget, a lot was done to make the racing year 2014 a milestone for Team Stölting. Today the team was presented in Gelsenkirchen.
With the thoroughly successful 2013 season, in which you could celebrate a total of 26 victories, the team is considered Pike in the carp pond and is accordingly motivated for the new season. The makers of the team rely on continuity, although the squad has been strengthened with experienced WorldTour riders and young top talents. In addition to Silvio Herklotz, who became German U2013 champion in 23, won the Tour d'Alsace in France, wore the yellow leader's jersey at the Tour of Thuringia and finished the world championship in 8th place, Olympic champion and world champion experienced Luke Roberts is the second top driver and captain in the Team.
The team will also be strengthened by Lucas Liss, the Omnium European Champion 2012, who started for the rad-net-Rose team last year. "My goal is to improve my performance by doing more road work in order to compete for medals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio' he says confidently. Yuriy Vasyliv, who became German champion in the team pursuit in 2012 and sixth in the individual pursuit, has also joined the team. He comes from the LKT Brandenburg team.
With such a strong team, your own expectations also increase. From 2015, the Stölting team wants to start as a ProConti team. The team was able to claim their first win of the season on the way there: Tim Gebauer won the GP Pabisa Bali at the end of the training camp on Mallorca.