Vuelta stage 8: Konig turns the tables, Roche goes all red

Stage 8: Jerez de la Frontera to Estepona, 166.6km

The first of three consecutive summit finishes didn’t have quite the fireworks we expected, but it still had a surprise winner who timed his attack to perfection, and a rather chuffed new race leader!  Continue reading

Saxo sweep (well, nearly)

NetApp-Endura’s Leopold Konig may have won today’s stage, but things couldn’t be much better if you’re Saxo-Tinkoff. Not only is Nicolas Roche leading three of the four jersey classifications, but they are now also the team classification leaders. Only Katusha’s Daniel Moreno, the points leader, stands between them and a clean sweep.

Vuelta 2013 classifications stage 8