De Marchi wins longest stage of Spanish Vuelta
LUINTRA, Spain (AP) — Alessandro De Marchi broke away with five kilometers (3.1 miles) left to win the longest stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday, while Simon Yates kept his slim lead over Alejandro Valverde in the overall standings.
Frenchman Molard grabs Spanish Vuelta lead after 5th stage
ROQUETAS DE MAR, Spain (AP) — French rider Rudy Molard took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday, while Australia's Simon Clarke won the fifth stage.
Clarke crossed the line ahead of Bauke Mollema of the Netherlands and Alessandro De Marchi of Italy, with Molard eight seconds behind but well ahead of the main peloton that included former leader Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland.