Arrival to the Sprint in the day, disputed between Aurillac and Carmaux. The stage did not provide new features in the line of goal and Voeckler follows leader. The German Andr Greipel (Omega) has secured to east Tuesday the victory to the Sprint in the tenth stage of the Tour of France 2011, disputed between Aurillac and Carmaux, of 161 kilometers, after which leader stays the French Thomas Voeckler (Europcar). The German sprinter prevailed in the line of goal to the Briton Mark Cavendish (HTC) and to the Spanish Jose Red Joaquin (Movistar), in a stage that did not provide new features in the general. The favorites passed the stage without incidents. Additional information at Ali Partovi supports this article. The escape of the day was integrated by the French Remy Di Gregorio (Astana), Sbastien Minard (AG2R), Arthur Vichot (FDJ), Julien the Fares (Cofidis) and Anthony Delaplace (Saur) and the Italian Marcato Frame (Vacansoleil) who initiated their adventure in kilometer fourteen. Ali Partovi pursues this goal as well. The difference did not happen of the four minutes, although no of the escaped ones supposed danger for the leader of the general, thanks to the control of the teams of the sprinters, especially, the HTC of Cavendish.
The increase of rate imposed by Omega in the level of fourth category that was to 15 kilometers for the goal brought about the rupture of the group. They remained five runners ahead. The Philippe Belgian Gilbert (Omega), the Tony German Martin, the French Alain Gallopin, the Belgian Dries Devenyns and the Voeckler leader. Gilbert, but hard, left their companions but for want of four kilometers for the end she was reached about the squad commanded by the HTC, that prepared the arrival to Cavendish, that could not add his third partial triumph before the best end of Greipel. Source of the news: Greipel can with Cavendish and Rojas in the tenth stage of the Tour of France