By Graham Jones and
Barry Boyce

CyclingRevealed Historians

 

 

 

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La Vuelta: A Colorful & Caliente History

Vuelta a Espana Champions Living and Dead

 

 

 

 

Vuelta Travelogue - Quintessential Spain

Below our pictorial review of the Vuelta provides a convenient way to capture the stage by stage action. Simply click on the stage winner pictures below.

Race Leaders:

Menchov Stage 1

 McGee Stage 2-5

Heras Stg 6-8
Menchov Stg 9-14
Heras Stg 15-21
Menchov After DQ

 

Race Leaders ( Images © Unipublic )

Stage Winners 1 to 11: [Each picture holds a story, click on the picture]

Stage 1
Stage 2
Stage 3
Stage 4
Stage 5
Stage 6
Stage 7
Stage 8
Stage 9
Stage 10
Stage 11

Click on the picture for each story Stg 1-11 ( Images © Unipublic )

Standings after Stage 11:

Pos.
Name
Nat.
Team
Time
1
 MENCHOV, Denis
RUS
RAB
45h07'35"
2
 HERAS, Roberto
ESP
LSW
+47"
3
 MANCEBO, Francisco
ESP
IBA
+1'53"
4
 SASTRE, Carlos
ESP
CSC
+1'57"
5
 GARCIA QUESADA, Carlos
ESP
ECV
+3'31"
6
 DANIELSON, Tom
USA
DSC
+5'03"
7
 BELTRAN, Manuel
ESP
DSC
+5'09"
8
 MERCADO, Juan Miguel
ESP
QST
+5'45"
9
 PLAZA, Ruben
ESP
ECV
+5'58"
10
 SCARPONI, Michele
ITA
LSW
+6'37"

Stage Winners 12 to 15: [Each picture holds a story, click on the picture]

Stage 12
Stage 13
Stage 14
Stage 15

Click on the picture for each story Stg 12-15 ( Images © Unipublic )

Standings after Stage 15:

Pos.
Name
Nat.
Team
Time
1
 HERAS, Roberto
ESP
LSW
61h47'40"
2
 MENCHOV, Denis
RUS
RAB
+4'30"
3
 SASTRE, Carlos
ESP
CSC
+4'50"
4
 MANCEBO, Francisco
ESP
IBA
+ 6'45"
5
 GARCIA QUESADA, Carlos
ESP
ECV
+8'02"
6
 SEVILLA, Oscar
ESP
TMO
+11'16"
7
 PLAZA, Ruben
ESP
ECV
+11'30"
8
 DANIELSON, Tom
USA
DSC
+12'05"
9
 MERCADO, Juan Miguel
ESP
QST
+13'32"
10
 GONZALEZ, Santos
ESP
PHO
+14'20"

Stage Winners 16 to 21: [Each picture holds a story, click on the picture]

Stage 16
Stage 17
Stage 18
Stage 19
Stage 20
Stage 21

Click on the picture for each story Stg 16-21 ( Images © Unipublic )

Final Standings:

Pos.
Name
Nat.
Team
Time
DQ
 HERAS, Roberto
ESP
LSW
82h22'55"
1
 MENCHOV, Denis
RUS
RAB
82h27'31"
2
 SASTRE, Carlos
ESP
CSC
+18"
3
 MANCEBO, Francisco
ESP
IBA
+1'22"
4
 GARCIA QUESADA, Carlos
ESP
ECV
+3'30"
5
 PLAZA, Ruben
ESP
ECV
+7'00"
6
 SEVILLA, Oscar
ESP
TMO
+8'46"
7
 DANIELSON, Tom
USA
DSC
+12'08"
8
 ARDILA, Maurico
ESP
DVL
+13'39"
9
 MERCADO, Juan Miguel
ESP
QST
+ 13'55"
10
 SANCHEZ, Samuel
ESP
EUS
+ 15'36"

 

 

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