Stage 5  : March 08, 2018  Salon-de-Provence - Sisteron                                 165 km
            
             1 Jerome Cousin (Fra) Direct Energie                                             3.57.25
             2 Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin                                                 0.02
             3 Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal                                                  0.04
             4 Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team                                                     
             5 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Team Emirates                                            
             6 Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits                                   
             7 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott                                                 
             8 Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb                                                      
             9 Matti Breschel (Den) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale                         
            10 Koen de Kort (Ned) Trek-Segafredo                                                     
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 5 compared to stage 4 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +31   Pavel Kochetkov 
                 +29   Alexander Kristoff 
                 +28   Sven Erik Bystrom 
                 +25   Ryan Gibbons 
                 +25   Jerome Cousin 
                 +25   Gregory Rast 
                 +25   Fabien Grellier 
                 +24   Jurgen Roelandts 
                 +24   Ivan Garcia Cortina 
                 +24   David Lopez Garcia 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -59   Lawson Craddock 
                 -47   Thomas Boudat 
                 -44   Maurits Lammertink 
                 -43   Michael Valgren Andersen 
                 -42   Robert Gesink 
                 -39   Amael Moinard 
                 -38   Pierre Rolland 
                 -37   Anthony Delaplace 
                 -37   Tiago Machado 
                 -31   Pierre-Luc Perichon 
                 -29   Sebastian Langeveld 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:16   Jerome Cousin 
               +0:14   Nils Politt 
               +0:04   Andre Greipel 
               +0:02   Julien El Fares 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -11:40   Thomas Boudat 
              -11:32   Alex Edmondson 
              -11:32   Amael Moinard 
              -11:32   Anthony Delaplace 
              -11:32   Cyril Lemoine 
              -11:32   Dayer Uberney Quintana Rojas 
              -11:32   Dmitriy Gruzdev 
              -11:32   Evaldas Siskevicius 
              -11:32   Jacopo Guarnieri 
              -11:32   Jay Robert Thomson 
              -11:32   Jean-Pierre Drucker 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +4   Jakob Fuglsang 
                  +4   Ilnur Zakarin 
                  +1   Bauke Mollema 
            
           Favourites by time :
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Luis Leon Sanchez                     17:45:26         (unchanged)
                   2  Wout Poels                                0:15         (unchanged)
                   3  Julian Alaphilippe                        0:26         (unchanged)
                   4  Marc Soler                                0:26         (unchanged)
                   5  Gorka Izagirre Insausti                   0:34         (unchanged)
                   6  Felix GroAźschartner                      0:35         (unchanged)
                   7  Jon Izagirre Insausti                     0:42         (unchanged)
                   8  Tim Wellens                               0:42         (unchanged)
                   9  Sergio Luis Henao Montoya                 0:48         (unchanged)
                  10  Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio                0:48         (unchanged)
                  11  Simon Yates                               0:48         (unchanged)
                   .....
                  15  David de la Cruz                          1:15         (unchanged)
                   .....
                  22  Daniel Martin                             1:36         (unchanged)
                  23  Bauke Mollema                             1:50         (was 24th at 1:50)
                   .....
                  31  Ilnur Zakarin                             2:41         (was 35th at 2:41)
                   .....
                  33  Jakob Fuglsang                            2:44         (was 37th at 2:44)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Arnaud Demare                               31         (unchanged)
                   2  Andre Greipel                               23         (was 9th with 14 points)
                   3  Mike Teunissen                              20         (was 4th with 17 points)
                   4  Julian Alaphilippe                          19         (was 2nd with 19 points)
                   5  Nils Politt                                 18         (was 0 points)
                   6  Jerome Cousin                               17         (was 0 points)
                   7  Gorka Izagirre Insausti                     17         (was 3rd with 17 points)
                   8  Jonathan Hivert                             16         (was 5th with 16 points)
                   9  Luis Leon Sanchez                           16         (was 6th with 16 points)
                  10  Wout Poels                                  15         (was 7th with 15 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Jerome Cousin                               25         (was 0 points)
                   2  Nicolas Edet                                14         (was 0 points)
                   3  Julien El Fares                             12         (was 0 points)
                   4  Fabien Grellier                             11         (was 2nd with 8 points)
                   5  Pierre-Luc Perichon                         11         (was 1st with 8 points)
                   6  Nils Politt                                  8         (was 0 points)
                   7  Julian Alaphilippe                           4         (was 3rd with 4 points)
                   8  Arnaud Demare                                4         (was 4th with 4 points)
                   9  Pierre Rolland                               4         (was 5th with 4 points)
                  10  Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz                     3         (was 7th with 3 points)
            
           Retirements to date :                                               Stage
              Amund Grondahl Jansen (Nor) LottoNL-Jumbo                            5 <<<
              Daniel McLay (GBr) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale          5 <<<
              Dylan Groenewegen (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo                                5 <<<
              Edward Theuns (Bel) Team Sunweb                                      5 <<<
              Lars Boom (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo                                        5 <<<
              Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha-Alpecin                                   5 <<<
              Maxime Bouet (Fra) Fortuneo-Samsic                                   5 <<<
              Phil Bauhaus (Ger) Team Sunweb                                       3
              Sam Bennett (Irl) Bora-Hansgrohe                                     3
              Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates                   2
              Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team                             1
            Total retirements : 11