Stage 17 : Sep 7, Faustino V - Pena Cabarga, 212.5 km
           
             1 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling                                        4.52.38
             2 Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC                                               0.01
             3 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team                                         0.21
             4 Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo                                           0.24
             5 Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                                      0.27
             6 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
             7 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team                                              0.29
             8 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto                                    0.31
             9 Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC
            10 Benat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team                                     0.35
           
           
           Changes in GC, stage 17 compared to stage 16 :
           
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +19   Dario Cataldo
                 +17   Heinrich Haussler
                 +15   Simon Geschke
                 +14   Manuele Mori
                 +13   Ivan Santaromita
                 +13   Benat Intxausti Elorriaga
                 +13   Alessandro Petacchi
                 +12   Marc De Maar
                 +12   Kevin De Weert
                 +11   Jurgen Van De Walle
           
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -13   Mauro Santambrogio
                 -10   Dimitri Champion
                 -10   Oliver Zaugg
                  -8   Angel Madrazo Ruiz
                  -8   Francesco Bellotti
                  -7   Jesus Rosendo Prado
                  -7   Jesus Rosendo Prado
                  -5   Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo
                  -5   Jakob Fuglsang
                  -5   Lloyd Mondory
                  -5   Luis Leon Sanchez Gil
           
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:09   Christopher Froome
           
           Biggest losers by time :
              -28:09   Alexandre Geniez
              -28:09   Imanol Erviti Ollo
              -28:09   Oliver Zaugg
              -27:38   John Degenkolb
              -27:38   Robert Wagner
              -27:14   Daniele Bennati
              -27:14   Tom Veelers
              -27:01   Steve Houanard
              -26:48   Daniele Righi
              -26:35   Aleksejs Saramotins
              -26:35   Francesco Bellotti
           
           Favourites by position :
                 +13   Benat Intxausti Elorriaga
                  +5   Tony Martin
                  +2   David Blanco Rodriguez
                  +1   Vincenzo Nibali
                  +1   Jurgen Van Den Broeck
                  +1   Janez Brajkovic
                  +1   Denis Menchov
                  +1   Carlos Sastre Candil
                  -1   Steven Kruijswijk
                  -5   Luis Leon Sanchez Gil
           
           Favourites by time :
               -0:24   Bauke Mollema
               -0:42   Vincenzo Nibali
               -0:42   Jurgen Van Den Broeck
               -0:42   Denis Menchov
               -0:46   Benat Intxausti Elorriaga
               -0:50   Bradley Wiggins
               -2:46   Janez Brajkovic
               -5:06   Carlos Sastre Candil
               -6:59   David Blanco Rodriguez
              -18:04   Tony Martin
              -18:46   Steven Kruijswijk
              -20:08   Luis Leon Sanchez Gil
           
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo                  69:31:41         (unchanged)
                   2  Christopher Froome                        0:13         (was 2nd at 0:22)
                   3  Bradley Wiggins                           1:41         (was 3rd at 0:51)
                   4  Bauke Mollema                             2:05         (was 4th at 1:41)
                   5  Denis Menchov                             3:48         (was 6th at 3:06)
                   6  Maxime Monfort                            4:13         (was 5th at 2:40)
                   7  Vincenzo Nibali                           4:31         (was 8th at 3:49)
                   8  Jurgen Van Den Broeck                     4:45         (was 9th at 4:03)
                   9  Daniel Moreno Fernandez                   5:20         (was 11th at 4:34)
                  10  Mikel Nieve Ituralde                      5:33         (was 12th at 4:55)
                   .....
                  19  Carlos Sastre Candil                     16:00         (was 20th at 10:54)
                  20  Janez Brajkovic                          17:15         (was 21st at 14:29)
                   .....
                  42  Steven Kruijswijk                      1:13:15         (was 41st at 54:29)
                   .....
                  44  David Blanco Rodriguez                 1:13:35         (was 46th at 1:06:36)
                   .....
                  48  Luis Leon Sanchez Gil                  1:21:17         (was 43rd at 1:01:09)
                   .....
                  69  Benat Intxausti Elorriaga              2:01:12         (was 82nd at 2:00:26)
                   .....
                 117  Tony Martin                            3:00:36         (was 122nd at 2:42:32)
           
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Bauke Mollema                              101         (was 2nd with 85 points)
                   2  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo                        92         (was 4th with 72 points)
                   3  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver                    90         (was 1st with 90 points)
                   4  Christopher Froome                          88         (was 7th with 64 points)
                   5  Peter Sagan                                 75         (was 3rd with 75 points)
                   6  Wout Poels                                  71         (was 5th with 71 points)
                   7  Daniel Moreno Fernandez                     70         (was 6th with 65 points)
                   8  Daniel Martin                               67         (was 10th with 53 points)
                   9  Bradley Wiggins                             64         (was 8th with 60 points)
                  10  Daniele Bennati                             56         (was 9th with 56 points)
           
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  David Moncoutie                             63         (was 1st with 60 points)
                   2  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo                        42         (was 4th with 32 points)
                   3  Matteo Montaguti                            41         (was 2nd with 38 points)
                   4  Daniel Martin                               33         (was 6th with 29 points)
                   5  Daniel Moreno Fernandez                     32         (was 3rd with 32 points)
                   6  David De La Fuente Rasilla                  24         (was 7th with 24 points)
                   7  Christopher Froome                          21         (was 20th with 6 points)
                   8  Chris Anker Sorensen                        19         (unchanged)
                   9  Bauke Mollema                               16         (was 13th with 10 points)
                  10  Koen De Kort                                14         (was 9th with 14 points)
           
           Retirements to date :                                         Stage
              David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team                        17 <<<
              Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek                          17 <<<
              Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team                       17 <<<
              Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard                           17 <<<
              Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne               17 <<<
              Sergio Pardilla Belllon (Spa) Movistar Team                   17 <<<
              Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD                     16
              Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team                       16
              Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team                           14
              Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD                           14
              Andreas Kloden (Ger) Team RadioShack                          13
              Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil - Shimano                            13
              Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team                          13
              Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada       11
              Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad                        11
              Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Team Garmin-Cervelo               9
              Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team            8
              Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne                 8
              Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team                 8
              Tyler Farrar (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo                         8
              Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team                           6
              Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Procycling                         6
              Matti Breschel (Den) Rabobank Cycling Team                     6
              Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne              6
              Jose Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Movistar Team                 5
              Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Geox-TMC                            5
              Mark Cavendish (GBr) HTC-Highroad                              4
              Matthew Goss (Aus) HTC-Highroad                                2
            Total retirements : 28