Created in 2013, the Azeri team Synergy Baku has applied for MPCC membership. Manager of the team, David McQuaid states : “We believe and live your internal regulations on a daily basis. Our reasons for being part of MBCC is to join the consolidated fight again unethical practices within our sport. We truly believe that it can be done and therefore want to be a part of such a great initiative.” The board accepted the request this 12th February. Synergy Baku’s main riders are Alexandr Pliuschin, Dennis Van Winden, Ioannis Tamouridis, Matej Mugerli and Markus Eibegger, both former members of first division teams.