Stage 6 : Mar 23, Almacelles - Valls, 178.7 km                          
            
             1 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge                                            3.55.46
             2 Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step                                         
             3 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale                                                
             4 Daniele Ratto (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling                                            
             5 Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team                                                     
             6 Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun                                                            
             7 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha                                                 
             8 Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha                                                
             9 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team                                                  
            10 Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling                                              
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 6 compared to stage 5 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +18   Alexsandr Dyachenko 
                 +17   Martin Kohler 
                 +12   Maciej Paterski 
                 +12   Lawrence Warbasse 
                 +11   Pim Ligthart 
                  +9   Nicki Sorensen 
                  +9   Michal Golas 
                  +9   Daniele Ratto 
                  +8   Tim Wellens 
                  +8   Cedric Pineau 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -19   Travis Meyer 
                 -17   David Zabriskie 
                 -17   Fabrice Jeandesboz 
                 -17   Peter Kennaugh 
                 -17   Ryder Hesjedal 
                 -16   Guillaume Bonnafond 
                 -15   Rafael Valls Ferri 
                 -14   Laurent Mangel 
                 -14   Wesley Sulzberger 
                 -13   Jose Rujano Guillen 
                 -11   Carlos Verona Quintanilla 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:07   Simon Gerrans 
               +0:03   Gianni Meersman 
               +0:01   Samuel Dumoulin 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -10:23   William Clarke 
              -10:05   David Zabriskie 
              -10:05   Laurent Mangel 
              -10:05   Travis Meyer 
              -10:05   Yannick Eijssen 
              -10:04   Ryder Hesjedal 
               -8:06   Karsten Kroon 
               -7:52   Peter Kennaugh 
               -7:46   Carlos Verona Quintanilla 
               -7:46   Christian Knees 
               -7:46   Christian Meier 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +3   Rigoberto Uran Uran 
                  +2   Denis Menchov 
                  +1   Jurgen Van Den Broeck 
                  -2   Thomas De Gendt 
                 -17   Ryder Hesjedal 
                 -17   David Zabriskie 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:03   Rigoberto Uran Uran 
               -0:03   Jurgen Van Den Broeck 
               -0:03   Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver 
               -0:08   Thomas Danielson 
               -0:08   Robert Gesink 
               -0:08   Michele Scarponi 
               -0:08   Bradley Wiggins 
               -0:13   Steven Kruijswijk 
               -0:13   Denis Menchov 
               -1:31   Thomas De Gendt 
              -10:04   Ryder Hesjedal 
              -10:05   David Zabriskie 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Daniel Martin                         26:16:22         (unchanged)
                   2  Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver                  0:17         (was 2nd at 0:14)
                   3  Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas            0:45         (was 3rd at 0:42)
                   4  Bradley Wiggins                           0:54         (was 4th at 0:46)
                   5  Michele Scarponi                          0:55         (was 5th at 0:47)
                   6  Robert Gesink                             1:07         (was 6th at 0:59)
                   7  Przemyslaw Niemiec                        1:18         (was 7th at 1:10)
                   8  Thibaut Pinot                             1:26         (was 9th at 1:23)
                   9  Jurgen Van Den Broeck                     1:28         (was 10th at 1:25)
                  10  Peter Stetina                             1:30         (was 8th at 1:17)
                  11  Thomas Danielson                          1:41         (was 11th at 1:33)
                   .....
                  32  Rigoberto Uran Uran                       6:52         (was 35th at 6:49)
                   .....
                  36  Thomas De Gendt                           8:12         (was 34th at 6:41)
                   .....
                  41  Denis Menchov                            10:54         (was 43rd at 10:41)
                   .....
                  50  Steven Kruijswijk                        15:22         (was 50th at 15:09)
                   .....
                  83  Ryder Hesjedal                           31:59         (was 66th at 21:55)
                  84  David Zabriskie                          32:00         (was 67th at 21:55)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Cristiano Salerno                                      (was 1st with 109 points)
                   2  Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas              51         (unchanged)
                   3  Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver                    45         (unchanged)
                   4  Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau                   41         (was 7th with 27 points)
                   5  Nicolas Roche                               36         (was 4th with 36 points)
                   6  Daniel Martin                               30         (was 5th with 30 points)
                   7  Karol Domagalski                            28         (was 6th with 28 points)
                   8  Carlos Verona Quintanilla                   27         (unchanged)
                   9  Bradley Wiggins                             26         (unchanged)
                  10  Christian Meier                             26         (unchanged)
            
           Retirements to date :                                          Stage
              Blel Kadri (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale                               6 <<<
              Jean-Marc Marino (Fra) Sojasun                                  6 <<<
              Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural                    6 <<<
              Moreno Hofland (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team                    6 <<<
              Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ                                       5
              Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Lampre-Merida                               5
              Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team                 4
              Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team                           4
              Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar Team                               4
              Jack Bobridge (Aus) Blanco Pro Cycling Team                     4
              Jetse Bol (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team                         4
              Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                    4
              Jonas Ahlstrand (Swe) Team Argos-Shimano                        4
              Robert Wagner (Ger) Blanco Pro Cycling Team                     4
              Tarik Chaoufi (Mar) Euskaltel-Euskadi                           4
              Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team                            4
              Allan Davis (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge                               3
              Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Sharp                        3
              Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Lotto Belisol                            3
              Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida                   3
              Sandy Casar (Fra) FDJ                                           3
              Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol                                 2
              Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard                     2
            Total retirements : 23