Highlights Stage 6 of 2021 Tour de France: Tours - Châteauroux
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12:29 PMa month ago

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12:25 PMa month ago

Next stage

Here comes one of the longest days of this Tour de France, well... The longest. There will be the presence of the mountains again, although first, the sprinters will pass the intermediate sprint in Saint-Benin-D'Azy, at kilometer 115, to then cross five categorizable passes: two of third category, two of fourth and one of second, which also delivers bonus seconds.
12:18 PMa month ago

🔟👥 Teams Ranking

This is how the teams ranking is going:
Teams Ranking
Pos. Team Time
1 Jumbo Visma 60h 32'02"
2 EF Education - Nippo + 02'25"
3 Bahrain Victorious + 03'02"
4 Astana - Premier Tech + 03'23"
5 Deceunink - Quick Step + 03'25"
6 Ineos Grenadiers + 03'25"
7 Trek Segafredo + 05'21"
8 Team BikeExchange + 06'01"
9 Movistar Team + 08'41"
10 Bora - Hansgrohe + 09'50"
12:17 PMa month ago

🔟⬜ Youth's Ranking

This is how the youth's ranking is going:
Youth's Ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Time
1 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 20h 09'25"
2 Jonas Vingegaard (Denmark / Jumbo Visma) + 01'35"
3 David Gaudu (France / Groupama FDJ) + 02'27"
4 Sergio Higuita (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) + 02'58"
5 Lucas Hamilton (Australia / Team BikeExchange) + 03'51"
6 Aurélien Paret Peintre (France / AG2R Citroën) + 05'14"
7 Stefan De Bod (South Africa / Astana - Premier Tech) + 07'13"
8 Neilson Powless (United States / EF Education - Nippo) + 08'09"
9 Mark Donovan (Great Britain / Team DSM) + 09'59"
10 Joris Nieuwenhuis (Netherlands / Team DSM) + 10'59"
12:13 PMa month ago

🔟⬜🟥 Mountain ranking

This is how the mountain classification is going:
Mountain Ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Ide Schelling (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) 5
2 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands / Alpecin Fenix) 4
3 Anthony Perez (France / Cofidis) 3
4 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step)  2
5 Edward Theuns (Belgium / Trek - Segafredo) 2
6 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 2
7 Greg Van Avermaet (Belgium / AG2R Citroën) 1
8 Victor Campenaerts (Belgium / Qhubeka NextHash) 1
9 Danny van Poppel (Netherlands / Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) 1
10 Jelle Wallays (Belgium / Cofidis) 1
12:10 PMa month ago

🔟🟩 Points ranking

This is how the overall points standings are:
Points Ranking
Pos. Rider (País / Team) Points
1 Mark Cavendish (Great Britain / Deceunink - Quick Step) 148
2 Jasper Philipsen (Belgium / Alpecin Fenix) 102
3 Nacer Bouhanni (France / Arkea Samsic) 99
4 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) 96
5 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step) 84
6 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands / Alpecin Fenix) 78
7 Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Bora - Hansgrohe) 72
8 Sonny Colbrelli (Italy / Bahrain Victorious) 66
9 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 64
10 Tim Merlier (Belgium / Alpecin Fenix) 62
12:03 PMa month ago

🔟🟨 General classification

This how the general classification is going:
General classification
Pos. Rider (Country/Team) Time
1 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands / Alpecin Fenix) 20h 09'17"
2 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates)  + 00'08"
3 Wout Van Aert (Belgium / Jumbo Visma) + 00'30"
4 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step) + 00'48"
5 Wilco Kelderman (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) + 01'21"
6 Pierre Latour (France / TotalEnergies) + 01'28"
7 Rigoberto Urán (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) + 01'29"
8 Jonas Vingegaard (Denmark / Jumbo Visma) + 01'43"
9 Richard Carapaz (Ecuador / Ineos Grenadiers) + 01'44"
10 Primoz Roglic (Slovenia / Jumbo Visma) + 01'48"
11:58 AMa month ago

🔟🏁 Top 10 of the stage

This is how today's stage ended:
Top 10 of the stage
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Time
1 Mark Cavendish (Great Britain / Deceunink - Quick Step) 03h 17'36"
2 Jasper Philipsen (Belgium / Alpecin Fenix) + 00'00"
3 Nacer Bouhanni (France / Arkea - Samsic) + 00'00"
4 Arnaud Demare (Francie / Groupama FDJ) + 00'00"
5 Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Bora - Hansgrohe) + 00'00"
6 Cees Bol (Netherlands / Team DSM) + 00'00"
7 Tim Merlier (Belgium / Alpecin Fenix) + 00'00"
8 Wout Van Aert (Belgium / Jumbo Visma) + 00'00"
9 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) + 00'00"
10 Mads Pedersen (Denmark / Trek Segafredo) + 00'00"
11:53 AMa month ago

🥇 MARK CAVENDISH WINS!

CAVENDISH WINS AGAIN! THE BRITISH RIDER WINS AGAIN IN THE TOUR DE FRANCE! Great work by Deceunink to take him and in the end he ended up winning the pulse of two riders of Alpecin Fenix.
11:48 AMa month ago

🏁 1 km to go

LAST KILOMETER! The trains are assembled for the final pack. It will be a full straight from here to the finish.
11:43 AMa month ago

🏁 2,5 km to go

The breakaway is over now. Van Avermaet and Kluge were in the breakaway from kilometer 31... In total, 127 kilometers.
11:38 AMa month ago

🏁 3 km to go

The boys of the escape do not give up. There was a fall of a Groupama FDJ rider.
11:33 AMa month ago

🏁 7 km to go

The pace in the peloton is increasing. The gap is already down to less than 30 seconds.
11:28 AMa month ago

🏁 10 km to go

Van Avermaet and Kluge will complete 120 kilometers in the breakaway.
11:23 AMa month ago

🏁 12 km to go

Van Avermaet and Kluge are now approximately 40 seconds ahead of the peloton.
11:18 AMa month ago

🏁 16 km to go

The escapees continue to give it all they've got. They have increased their lead by a few more seconds... Now it's 30.
11:13 AMa month ago

🏁 21 km to go

The breakaway is slowly running out of time. Less than 20 seconds now.
11:08 AMa month ago

🏁 30 km to go

30 seconds separate the escapees from the peloton.
11:03 AMa month ago

🏁 35 km to go

For the moment, everything is still very quiet. It's worth remembering that there is nothing left to race for at the finish... So unless the peloton accelerates now to catch the escapees, there won't be much movement until the finish.
10:58 AMa month ago

🏁 42 km to go

Van Avermaet and Kluge continue to ride calmly while, in the peloton, the riders of Deceunink, Alpecin and UAE Team Emirates are working at the front. The gap is now averaging 35 seconds.
10:53 AMa month ago

🏁 47 km to go

The gap between the two escapees and the peloton is still under a minute, although it is still averaging 50 seconds.
10:48 AMa month ago

🅿 Intermediate Sprint - Luçay-Le-Mâle

This is how the positions were at the intermediate sprint of the day:

1- Greg van Avermaet (Ag2r-Citröen) - 20 pts
2- Roger Kluge (Lotto-Soudal) - 17 pts
3- Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Victorious) - 15 pts
4- Michael Morkov (Deceuninck-Quick Step) - 13 pts
5- Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Fenix) - 11 pts
6- Michael Matthews (Team BikeExchange) - 10 pts
7- Mark Cavendish (Deceuninck-Quick Step) - 9 pts
8- Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) - 8 pts
9- Danny van Poppel (Intermarché-Wanty Gobert) - 7 pts
10- Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) - 6 pts
11- Nacer Bouhanni (Arkéa-Samsic) - 5 pts
12- Daniel Oss (Bora-Hansgrohe) - 4 pts
13- Jonas Rickaert (Alpecin-Fenix) - 3 pts
14- Connor Swift (Arkéa-Samsic) - 2 pts
15- Jacopo Guarnieri (Groupama-FDJ) - 1 pt

10:43 AMa month ago

⛰️ Côte de Saint-Aignan - Mountain (4th category)

Greg Van Avermaet was the winner of the first category pass with 88.1 kilometers to go. He scored a point for the mountains classification.
10:38 AMa month ago

🏁 57 km to go

The gap between the escapees and the peloton is reduced to less than a minute.
10:33 AMa month ago

Escapees of the day

The breakaway riders at the moment are:

128- Greg Van Avermaet (Belgium / AG2R Citroën).

155- Roger Kluge (Germany / Lotto Soudal)

10:28 AMa month ago

Career status now

There are 65 kilometers to go to the finish line. It has been a quiet day with only two riders in the breakaway. The only mountain pass has already been contested and there are just under 10 kilometers to go to the intermediate sprint.
10:23 AMa month ago

We start

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10:18 AMa month ago

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10:13 AMa month ago

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10:08 AMa month ago

Route of the stage 6 of the Tour

A day that will once again be favorable for the sprinters. The riders will start from Tours and will only cross one pass, the fourth category at the Côte de Saint Aignan and the intermediate sprint at Lucay-Le-Malê. The finish in Châteauroux will be a bunch sprint.

10:03 AMa month ago

👕 Jersey wearers

This is how the jerseys distinguishing the different leaders of the classifications are distributed:

🟡 Leader: Mathieu Van Der Poel (Alpecin Fenix).

🟢 Points: Mark Cavendish (Deceunink - Quick Step)

Mountain: Ide Schelling (Bora - Hansgrohe)

Youth's: Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates)

9:58 AMa month ago

🔟👥 Teams Ranking

This is how the teams ranking is going:
Teams Ranking
Pos. Team Time
1 Jumbo Visma 50h 39'14"
2 EF Education - Nippo + 02'25"
3 Bahrain Victorious + 03'02"
4 Astana - Premier Tech + 03'23"
5 Deceunink - Quick Step + 03'25"
6 Ineos Grenadiers + 03'25"
7 Trek Segafredo + 05'21"
8 Team BikeExchange + 06'01"
9 Movistar Team + 08'41"
10 Bora - Hansgrohe + 09'50"
9:53 AMa month ago

🔟⬜ Youth's Ranking

This is how the youth's ranking is going:
Youth's Ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Time
1 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 16h 51'49"
2 Jonas Vingegaard (Denmark / Jumbo Visma) + 01'35"
3 David Gaudu (France / Groupama FDJ) + 02'27"
4 Sergio Higuita (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) + 02'58"
5 Lucas Hamilton (Australia / Team BikeExchange) + 03'51"
6 Aurélien Paret Peintre (France / AG2R Citroën) + 05'14"
7 Neilson Powless (United States / EF Education - Nippo) + 07'02"
8 Stefan De Bod (South Africa / Astana - Premier Tech) + 07'13"
9 Mark Donovan (Great Britain / Team DSM) + 08'52"
10 Joris Nieuwenhuis (Netherlands / Team DSM) + 10'59"
9:48 AMa month ago

🔟⬜🟥 Mountain ranking

This is how the mountain classification is going:

Mountain Ranking
Pos. Rider (Country / Team) Points
1 Ide Schelling (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) 5
2 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands / Alpecin Fenix) 4
3 Anthony Perez (France / Cofidis) 3
4 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step)  2
5 Edward Theuns (Belgium / Trek - Segafredo) 2
6 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 2
7 Victor Campenaerts (Belgium / Qhubeka NextHash) 1
8 Jelle Wallays (Belgium / Cofidis) 1
9 Danny van Poppel (Netherlands / Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) 1
10 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) 1
9:43 AMa month ago

🔟🟩 Points ranking

This is how the overall points standings are:
Points Ranking
Pos. Rider (País / Team) Points
1 Mark Cavendish (Great Britain / Deceunink - Quick Step) 89
2 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step) 82
3 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands / Alpecin Fenix) 78
4 Michael Matthews (Australia / Team BikeExchange) 78
5 Nacer Bouhanni (France / Arkea Samsic) 74
6 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates) 64
7 Jasper Philipsen (Belgium / Alpecin Fenix) 61
8 Tim Merlier (Belgium / Alpecin Fenix) 50
9 Primoz Roglic (Slovenia / Jumbo Visma) 49
10 Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Bora - Hansgrohe) 48
9:38 AMa month ago

🔟🟨 General classification

This how the general classification is as follows:
General classification
Pos. Rider (Country/Team) Time
1 Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands / Alpecin Fenix) 16h 51'41"
2 Tadej Pogacar (Slovenia / UAE Team Emirates)  + 00'08"
3 Wout Van Aert (Belgium / Jumbo Visma) + 00'30"
4 Julian Alaphilippe (France / Deceunink - Quick Step) + 00'48"
5 Wilco Kelderman (Netherlands / Bora - Hansgrohe) + 01'21"
6 Pierre Latour (France / TotalEnergies) + 01'28"
7 Rigoberto Urán (Colombia / EF Education - Nippo) + 01'29"
8 Jonas Vingegaard (Denmark / Jumbo Visma) + 01'43"
9 Richard Carapaz (Ecuador / Ineos Grenadiers) + 01'44"
10 Primoz Roglic (Slovenia / Jumbo Visma) + 01'48"
9:33 AMa month ago

Summary - Stage 5

Tadej Pogacar and a new exhibition in the time trial.

27 kilometers was the route set for the 177 riders still remaining in the Tour de France to completethe first time trial of the competition. A day spent by a variable weather, which had as big favorites Primoz Roglic, Tadej Pogacacar and others.

Dan s Mikkel Bjerg (UAE Team Emirates) was the first to cross the finish line, with 33'01", but it was Mattia Cattaneo (Deceuninck-Quick Step) who dethroned him with 32'55". The stage took a new turn, however, when Stefan Küng (Groupama FDJ) scored 32'19" and took over the stage lead.

The time set by the Swiss seemed unbeatable, until reigning champion Pogacar appeared to destroy every mark in his path. At the first intermediate point he clocked 10'38", beating Wout Van Aert by 7 seconds; at the next point he clocked 20'04", winning by 17 seconds to Küng; and already at the finish line, with the 32 minutes closed, he took over the time trial.

The other battle was concentrated in the yellow jersey, where Mathieu Van Der Poel (Alpecin Fenix), who had 39 seconds ahead of Pogacar, left the soul to retain the lead, scoring 32'31", to leave everything in eight seconds of difference in the overall.

9:28 AMa month ago

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