Stage 6 : August 28, 2014, Benalmadena - Cumbres Verdes (La Zubia), 167.7 km                                                            
            
             1 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team                                4.35.27
             2 Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky                                                     
             3 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Tinkoff-Saxo                                           
             4 Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha                                       0.08
             5 Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team                                0.12
             6 Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team                                                   0.18
             7 Jhoan Esteban Chaves Rubio (Col) Orica Greenedge                                  0.25
             8 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits                                
             9 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Team Sky                                               0.32
            10 Robert Gesink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team                                       0.33
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 6 compared to stage 5 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +39   Louis Meintjes 
                 +29   Thibaut Pinot 
                 +27   Vincent Jerome 
                 +27   Adam Yates 
                 +26   Hubert Dupont 
                 +20   Tobias Ludvigsson 
                 +20   Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez 
                 +19   Vasil Kiryienka 
                 +19   Kenny Elissonde 
                 +19   Andrey Zeits 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -54   Michael Matthews 
                 -54   Nacer Bouhanni 
                 -42   Andrea Guardini 
                 -30   Yauheni Hutarovich 
                 -29   John Degenkolb 
                 -29   Lloyd Mondory 
                 -28   Alexey Lutsenko 
                 -24   Aleksejs Saramotins 
                 -22   Elia Favilli 
                 -21   Anthony Roux 
                 -21   Patrick Gretsch 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:20   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
               +0:16   Christopher Froome 
               +0:14   Alberto Contador Velasco 
               +0:02   Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -27:27   Nacer Bouhanni 
              -27:04   Matteo Pelucchi 
              -26:56   Aleksejs Saramotins 
              -26:07   Andrea Guardini 
              -20:49   Anthony Roux 
              -20:17   Yauheni Hutarovich 
              -19:42   Dominic Klemme 
              -19:40   Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez 
              -19:20   Patrick Gretsch 
              -19:10   Johan Vansummeren 
              -18:50   Francesco Lasca 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +29   Thibaut Pinot 
                 +13   Fabio Aru 
                 +11   Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver 
                  +9   Christopher Froome 
                  +6   Alberto Contador Velasco 
                  +5   Daniel Moreno Fernandez 
                  +3   Andrew Talansky 
                  +2   Daniel Martin 
                  +2   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
                  -2   Wilco Kelderman 
                  -6   Przemyslaw Niemiec 
                 -10   Rigoberto Uran 
                 -13   Cadel Evans 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:20   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
               +0:16   Christopher Froome 
               +0:14   Alberto Contador Velasco 
               +0:02   Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver 
               -0:02   Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas 
               -0:08   Fabio Aru 
               -0:34   Wilco Kelderman 
               -0:49   Daniel Martin 
               -0:54   Rigoberto Uran 
               -1:15   Daniel Moreno Fernandez 
               -1:44   Przemyslaw Niemiec 
               -2:06   Cadel Evans 
               -4:42   Andrew Talansky 
               -6:31   Thibaut Pinot 
              -19:40   Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte           22:48:08         (was 3rd at 0:20)
                   2  Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas            0:15         (was 2nd at 0:13)
                   3  Alberto Contador Velasco                  0:18         (was 9th at 0:32)
                   4  Christopher Froome                        0:22         (was 13th at 0:38)
                   5  Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio                0:41         (was 6th at 0:26)
                   6  Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver                  0:45         (was 17th at 0:47)
                   7  Robert Gesink                             0:55         (was 10th at 0:32)
                   8  Fabio Aru                                 0:58         (was 21st at 0:50)
                   9  Warren Barguil                            1:02         (was 14th at 0:39)
                  10  Wilco Kelderman                           1:06         (was 8th at 0:32)
                   .....
                  14  Rigoberto Uran                            1:18         (was 4th at 0:24)
                   .....
                  17  Daniel Martin                             1:37         (was 19th at 0:48)
                   .....
                  20  Daniel Moreno Fernandez                   2:06         (was 25th at 0:51)
                   .....
                  22  Przemyslaw Niemiec                        2:29         (was 16th at 0:45)
                   .....
                  25  Cadel Evans                               2:40         (was 12th at 0:34)
                   .....
                  48  Andrew Talansky                           9:29         (was 51st at 4:47)
                   .....
                 150  Thibaut Pinot                            44:18         (was 179th at 37:47)
                   .....
                 197  Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez          1:12:22         (was 197th at 52:42)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  John Degenkolb                              72         (was 1st with 70 points)
                   2  Michael Matthews                            50         (was 3rd with 50 points)
                   3  Nacer Bouhanni                              49         (was 2nd with 54 points)
                   4  Daniel Martin                               32         (unchanged)
                   5  Lloyd Mondory                               31         (unchanged)
                   6  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver                    30         (was 11th with 16 points)
                   7  Christopher Froome                          29         (was 22nd with 9 points)
                   8  Vicente Reynes Mimo                         28         (was 6th with 28 points)
                   9  Jasper Stuyven                              28         (was 7th with 28 points)
                  10  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte                 25         (was 0 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Luis Mas Bonet                              18         (was 1st with 10 points)
                   2  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte                 10         (was 0 points)
                   3  Jerome Cousin                               10         (was 2nd with 9 points)
                   4  Amets Txurruka                               7         (was 3rd with 6 points)
                   5  Christopher Froome                           6         (was 0 points)
                   6  Danilo Wyss                                  6         (was 4th with 6 points)
                   7  Winner Anacona Gomez                         5         (was 5th with 5 points)
                   8  Pim Ligthart                                 5         (was 0 points)
                   9  Alberto Contador Velasco                     4         (was 0 points)
                  10  Nathan Haas                                  3         (was 6th with 3 points)
            
           Retirements to date :                                                   Stage
            Total retirements : 0