Stage 6 : Mar 14, Ussita - Macerata, 178 km               
            
             1 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team                                              4.37.58
             2 Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli                                   
             3 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD                                                   
             4 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale                                             
             5 Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale                                                  
             6 Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team                                     
             7 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone                                                 
             8 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team                                             
             9 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto                                             
            10 Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack                                                   
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 6 compared to stage 5 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +23   Roman Kireyev 
                 +23   Assan Bazayev 
                 +22   Tom Stamsnijder 
                 +22   Allan Davis 
                 +20   Bert Grabsch 
                 +19   Kevin Van Impe 
                 +18   Enrico Gasparotto 
                 +18   Dries Devenyns 
                 +18   Adam Hansen 
                 +17   Kurt-Asle Arvesen 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -25   Michael Christiansen Morkov 
                 -24   Lars Boom 
                 -24   Leonardo Giordani 
                 -24   Matthew Wilson 
                 -24   Nick Nuyens 
                 -23   Maciej Bodnar 
                 -22   Ben Hermans 
                 -21   Andreas Klier 
                 -19   Sebastien Rosseler 
                 -18   Fabian Wegmann 
                 -17   Greg Van Avermaet 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -21:56   Gorik Gardeyn 
              -21:41   Alberto Ongarato 
              -21:41   Andreas Klier 
              -21:41   Ben Hermans 
              -21:41   Bernhard Eisel 
              -21:41   Branislau Samoilau 
              -21:41   Brett Lancaster 
              -21:41   Christopher Sutton 
              -21:41   Danilo Hondo 
              -21:41   David Tanner 
              -21:41   David Zabriskie 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +22   Allan Davis 
                  +8   Joaquin Rodriguez 
                  +6   David Arroyo Duran 
                  +6   Andy Schleck 
                  +4   Stefano Garzelli 
                  +2   Michele Scarponi 
                  +1   Vincenzo Nibali 
                  +1   Robert Gesink 
                  -1   Thomas Lovkvist 
                  -1   Ivan Basso 
                  -2   Alessandro Ballan 
                  -3   David Zabriskie 
                 -13   Fabian Cancellara 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:04   Michele Scarponi 
               -0:09   Vincenzo Nibali 
               -0:10   Stefano Garzelli 
               -0:10   Robert Gesink 
               -0:10   Ivan Basso 
               -0:10   Danilo Di Luca 
               -0:19   Thomas Lovkvist 
               -0:43   Andy Schleck 
               -1:27   David Arroyo Duran 
               -3:55   Alessandro Ballan 
               -6:49   Joaquin Rodriguez 
               -9:09   Allan Davis 
              -15:53   Fabian Cancellara 
              -21:41   David Zabriskie 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Cadel Evans                           27:26:33         (unchanged)
                   2  Michele Scarponi                          0:09         (was 4th at 0:05)
                   3  Ivan Basso                                0:12         (was 2nd at 0:02)
                   4  Robert Gesink                             0:15         (was 5th at 0:05)
                   5  Vincenzo Nibali                           0:21         (was 6th at 0:12)
                   6  Damiano Cunego                            0:24         (was 3rd at 0:03)
                   7  Philippe Gilbert                          0:33         (was 7th at 0:23)
                   8  Tiago Machado                             0:42         (was 10th at 0:32)
                   9  Thomas Lovkvist                           0:46         (was 8th at 0:27)
                  10  Marco Pinotti                             0:46         (was 9th at 0:27)
                  11  Danilo Di Luca                            0:56         (was 11th at 0:46)
                   .....
                  13  Stefano Garzelli                          1:24         (was 17th at 1:14)
                   .....
                  26  David Arroyo Duran                        4:01         (was 32nd at 2:34)
                   .....
                  33  Alessandro Ballan                         5:58         (was 31st at 2:03)
                   .....
                  43  Andy Schleck                             13:57         (was 49th at 13:14)
                   .....
                  69  Joaquin Rodriguez                        36:45         (was 77th at 29:56)
                   .....
                  95  Fabian Cancellara                        47:36         (was 82nd at 31:43)
                   .....
                 124  Allan Davis                            1:07:36         (was 146th at 58:27)
                   .....
                 135  David Zabriskie                        1:11:32         (was 132nd at 49:51)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Michele Scarponi                            26         (was 5th with 15 points)
                   2  Tyler Farrar                                26         (was 1st with 24 points)
                   3  Cadel Evans                                 20         (was 16th with 8 points)
                   4  Juan Jose Haedo                             20         (was 2nd with 20 points)
                   5  Damiano Cunego                              19         (was 3rd with 18 points)
                   6  Philippe Gilbert                            15         (was 6th with 13 points)
                   7  Wout Poels                                  15         (was 12th with 10 points)
                   8  Ivan Basso                                  13         (was 20th with 7 points)
                   9  Vincenzo Nibali                             13         (was 0 points)
                  10  Danilo Di Luca                              13         (was 7th with 13 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Davide Malacarne                            16         (was 1st with 13 points)
                   2  Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente          11         (unchanged)
                   3  Gorazd Stangelj                             11         (was 3rd with 10 points)
                   4  Borut Bozic                                 10         (was 0 points)
                   5  Fabian Wegmann                               8         (was 4th with 8 points)
                   6  Michele Scarponi                             7         (was 5th with 7 points)
                   7  Mikael Cherel                                6         (was 6th with 6 points)
                   8  Andrey Amador Bakkazakova                    6         (was 7th with 6 points)
                   9  Leonardo Giordani                            6         (was 8th with 6 points)
                  10  Angel Madrazo Ruiz                           5         (was 9th with 5 points)
            
           Retirements to date :                                          Stage
              Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD                          6 <<<
              Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale                            6 <<<
              Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Acqua & Sapone                          6 <<<
              Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team                  6 <<<
              Kasper Klostergaard Larsen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard              6 <<<
              Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling                       5
              Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team                                 5
              Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team                        5
              Davide ViganAČ (Ita) Team Leopard-Trek                          4
              Frederik Willems (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto                       4
              Hayden Roulston (NZl) HTC-Highroad                              3
              Andre Greipel (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto                          2
            Total retirements : 12