Tour de France: stage 11 to Col du Granon Serre Chevalier – reside! | Tour de France

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Key occasions:Present key occasions onlyPlease activate JavaScript to make use of this featureThe entrance of the peloton is seemingly glued to the again of the race commissaire’s automobile. It’s going to be one other quick and livid begin. Sporting his inexperienced jersey, Wout van Aert was having a chunk to eat a couple of moments in the past … Pierre Rolland is up there too, he was very energetic yesterday and is clearly attempting to place himself in competition for the polka-dot jersey.Up to date at 06.31 EDTApparently Rigoberto Urán took the ability meter off his bike a couple of days in the past. “It’s full fuel anyway, so what’s the purpose in measuring it?” he mentioned, in response to the Eurosport commentator Rob Hatch.Nairo Quintana is pictured driving alongside within the neutralised zone … they’ve round six kilometres to go earlier than the flag drops.The riders are out on the highway within the neutralised zone. “Brutal” is a phrase that’s being bandied round rather a lot almost about at the moment’s stage. That remaining climb ought to see quite a lot of motion – can anybody put Pogacar in hassle?Over on Twitter, Dan Martin reckons quite a lot of GC riders and groups will likely be holding one thing again with one other big day tomorrow.The final 4km at the moment might resolve @letour at the moment. While you get above 2000m it’s a unique race. However we’d additionally not see a lot attacking because it’s dangerous to enter the purple and with one other large day tomorrow, I believe will probably be a case of fellows dropping time fairly than large assaults.— Dan Martin (@DanMartin86) July 13, 2022
The stage is scheduled to begin in 5 minutes’ time.Right this moment’s stage takes in just below 4,000m of climbing. Ben O’Connor, in a preview interview about at the moment’s route, predicts that there will likely be large gaps on the ultimate climb. O’Connor withdrew with an damage he sustained in a crash through the grand départ in Denmark.Up to date at 06.13 EDTPreambleYesterday’s stage 10, because the race entered the Alps, was way more frantic than many anticipated, and never simply because environmental protesters held up the race by sitting within the highway and letting off flares. Tadej Pogacar stored his yellow jersey by 11 seconds, sprinting to the end line in Megève in a present of energy earlier than the mountain phases actually get going.Right this moment’s stage is an Alpine biggest hits assortment, with two hors catégorie climbs – the Col du Galibier and the Col du Granon Serre Chevalier – coming after the picturesque switchbacks of the Lacets de Montvernier, and the Col du Télégraphe.The defending champion, Pogacar, misplaced his lieutenant George Bennett to Covid yesterday morning and UAE Staff Emirates’ rivals could fancy they’ll expose some weak spot among the many crew within the excessive mountain phases. Exposing weak spot in Pogacar himself, nonetheless, appears to be one other matter. Will we see a breakaway succeed, because it did yesterday, or will or not it’s a common classification shoot-out on the summit end of the Col du Granon Serre Chevalier? Let’s discover out …TdF Stage 11TdF Stage 11

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