Stage 6 - June 12: Gap - Briançon, 106km
            
           First 10 finishers :
              1 Pierrick Fédrigo (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom                  2.48.17 (38.685 km/h)
              2 Jürgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step                             0.04
              3 Stephane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale                          0.05
              4 Juan Manuel Garate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank                           0.14
              5 Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Team Saxo Bank                             0.25
              6 Aliaksandr Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas                             2.47
              7 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C                              
              8 Bingen Fernandez Bustinza (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne      2.50
              9 Mikel Astarloza Charreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi               3.17
              10 Alberto Fernandez De La Puebla (Spa) Fuji-Servetto              3.41
            
            
           Changes in stage 6 compared to stage 5 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +37   Pierrick Fedrigo 
                 +37   Juan Manuel Garate 
                 +34   Mauro Santambrogio 
                 +33   Bingen Fernandez 
                 +33   Aleksandr Kuschynski 
                 +29   Kevin De Weert 
                 +29   Fabrice Piemontesi 
                 +29   David De La Fuente 
                 +28   Stephane Goubert 
                 +28   Marcus Zberg 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -45   Christophe Kern 
                 -43   Laszlo Bodrogi 
                 -42   Ivan Rovny 
                 -38   Jeff Louder 
                 -37   Frank Hoj 
                 -36   Imanol Erviti 
                 -34   Alexsandr Dyachenko 
                 -28   Fabian Wegmann 
                 -27   Alan Perez 
                 -27   Simon Spilak 
                 -26   Nikolai Trusov 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +4:12   Pierrick Fedrigo 
               +4:08   Jurgen Van de Walle 
               +4:07   Stephane Goubert 
               +3:58   Juan Manuel Garate 
               +3:37   Lars Bak 
               +1:25   Mauro Santambrogio 
               +1:25   Aleksandr Kuschynski 
               +1:22   Bingen Fernandez 
               +0:55   Mikel Astarloza 
               +0:23   Marcus Zberg 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -16:58   Alan Perez 
              -16:58   Alexander Serov 
              -16:58   Alexsandr Dyachenko 
              -16:58   Angelo Furlan 
              -16:58   Arnaud Coyot 
              -16:58   Christian Kux 
              -16:58   Fabian Wegmann 
              -16:58   Frank Hoj 
              -16:58   Inaki Isasi 
              -16:58   Ivan Rovny 
              -16:58   Jeff Louder 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +5   Rigoberto Uran 
                  +4   Mikel Astarloza 
                  +2   Vladimir Efimkin 
                  +2   Daniel Martin 
                  -1   David Millar 
                  -2   Haimar Zubeldia 
                 -13   Igor Anton 
                 -17   Rinaldo Nocentini 
                 -23   Stijn Devolder 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:55   Mikel Astarloza 
               -0:07   Robert Gesink 
               -0:09   David Millar 
               -0:21   Haimar Zubeldia 
               -0:23   Vladimir Efimkin 
               -0:58   Rigoberto Uran 
               -2:33   Daniel Martin 
               -4:40   Igor Anton 
               -7:36   Rinaldo Nocentini 
               -8:46   Stijn Devolder 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Alejandro Valverde                         18.15.46
                   2  Cadel Evans                                    0.16
                   3  Alberto Contador                               1.04
                   4  Mikel Astarloza                                1.49
                   5  David Millar                                   1.52
                   6  Robert Gesink                                  2.41
                   7  Haimar Zubeldia                                2.42
                   .....
                  14  Vladimir Efimkin                               6.13
                   .....
                  26  Igor Anton                                     9.58
                   .....
                  35  Rigoberto Uran                                12.23
                   .....
                  42  Daniel Martin                                 15.06
                   .....
                  55  Rinaldo Nocentini                             18.40
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                  78  Stijn Devolder                                24.13
            
           Retirements to date :                               Stage
              Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas                            6 <<<
              Michael Barry (Can) Columbia-Highroad                6 <<<
              Hector Gonzalez (Spa) Fuji-Servetto                  5
              Sebastian Lang (Ger) Silence-Lotto                   5
              Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Columbia-Highroad               4
              Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Silence-Lotto                3
              Trent Lowe (Aus) Garmin-Slipstream                   3
              Enrico Franzoi (Ita) Liquigas                        1
              Mario Aerts (Bel) Silence-Lotto                      1
            Total retirements : 9