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Stage 15 – Racing

Tour de France Alberto Contador took the stage, the yellow jersey, his team, Astana, took the yellow numbers, and the times spread out first to last from two hours to three.

Simon Spilak of Slovenia grabbed the red numbers as the Tour entered the Alps, while the Schleck family of Luxembourg celebrates Andy taking the white jersey and Frank moving into the top ten.

Carlos Sastre of Spain, last year’s winner, has moved up to 11th place, showing he isn’t out of it, despite a major time disadvantage from the team time trials early on.

1. Alberto Contador (E/Astana) 63:17:56 [yellow jersey]
2. Lance Armstrong (US/Astana) +01:37
3. Bradley Wiggins (GB/Garmin) +01:46
4. Andréas Klöden (D/Astana) +02:17
5. Andy Schleck (LUX/Saxo Bank) +02:26 [white jersey]
6. Rinaldo Nocentini (I/AG2R) +02:30
7. Vincenzo Nibali (I/Liquigas) +02:51
8. Tony Martin (D/Team Columbia) +03:07
9. Christophe Le Mevel (F/Francaise) +03:09
10. Frank Schleck (LUX/Saxo Bank) +03:25
11. Carlos Sastre (E/Cervelo) +03:52
12. Christian Vande Velde (US/Garmin) +03:59
13. George Hincapie (US/Team Columbia) +04:05
14. Cadel Evans (AUS/Silence) +04:27

Selected others below the fold.

38. Nicolas Roche (IRE/AG2R) +17:41
45. Egoi Martinez (E/Euskatel) +23:14
46. Franco Pellizotti (I/Liquigas) +24:26 [polka dot jersey] 109 points
59. David Millar (GB/Garmin) +40:34
108. Thor Hushovd (NOR/Cervelo) +1:22:38 [green jersey] 218 points
120. Simon Spilak (SLO/Lampre) +1:35:29 [red numbers]
139. Mark Cavendish (GB/Team Columbia) +1:49:01
162. Kenny Robert Van Hummel (NED/Skil) +3:02:10 [red lantern]

From the BBC Cycling results and the official results sites.