Tour de France 2011 Live: Schedule And Classification Ahead Of Stage 17

The 2011 Tour de France continues on Wednesday with Stage 17, a 179-km high mountain stage in the Alps. Stage 17 should merely be a prelude to much tougher mountain rides in Stages 18 and 19, however. After a strong showing in Stage 16, Alberto Contador, still mired in sixth place, will need to work hard during these mountain stages to make up for lost time. He'll face a battle against Cadel Evans, in particular, who had a slightly better time than Contador in Stage 16 and also gained time on overall leader Thomas Voeckler.

Stage 17 will be aired at 8:00 AM Eastern on VERSUS, and will re-air at 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM, and 8:00 PM Wednesday, as well as 12:00 AM Thursday.

Here is the general classification ahead of Stage 17.

 

1.

VOECKLER Thomas

181

TEAM EUROPCAR

69h 00' 56"

 

2.

EVANS Cadel

141

BMC RACING TEAM

69h 02' 41"

+ 01' 45"

3.

SCHLECK Frank

18

TEAM LEOPARD-TREK

69h 02' 45"

+ 01' 49"

4.

SCHLECK Andy

11

TEAM LEOPARD-TREK

69h 03' 59"

+ 03' 03"

5.

SANCHEZ Samuel

21

EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI

69h 04' 22"

+ 03' 26"

6.

CONTADOR Alberto

1

SAXO BANK SUNGARD

69h 04' 38"

+ 03' 42"

7.

BASSO Ivan

91

LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE

69h 04' 45"

+ 03' 49"

8.

CUNEGO Damiano

161

LAMPRE - ISD

69h 04' 57"

+ 04' 01"

9.

DANIELSON Tom

52

TEAM GARMIN - CERVELO

69h 07' 00"

+ 06' 04"

10.

URAN Rigoberto

118

SKY PROCYCLING

69h 08' 51"

+ 07' 55"

 

In the race for the green jersey, Mark Cavendish leads by 34 points.

 

1.

CAVENDISH Mark

171

HTC - HIGHROAD

319 pts

2.

ROJAS Jose Joaquin

88

MOVISTAR TEAM

285 pts

3.

GILBERT Philippe

32

OMEGA PHARMA - LOTTO

250 pts

4.

HUSHOVD Thor

51

TEAM GARMIN - CERVELO

235 pts

5.

GREIPEL André

33

OMEGA PHARMA - LOTTO

170 pts

 

In the race for the polka dot jersey, Jelle Vanendert holds a small lead.

 

1.

VANENDERT Jelle

38

OMEGA PHARMA - LOTTO

74 pts

2.

SANCHEZ Samuel

21

EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI

72 pts

3.

ROY Jérémy

138

FDJ

45 pts

4.

SCHLECK Andy

11

TEAM LEOPARD-TREK

28 pts

5.

EVANS Cadel

141

BMC RACING TEAM

26 pts

 

If you're looking for live coverage and updates online, be sure to stay with our 2011 Tour de France StoryStream. Also be sure to check out the full route and schedule for this year's race.

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