The 2012 Giro d'Italia has a new leader in the general classification. Adriano Malori is the new leader after finishing Stage 6 in second place, behind only Miguel Rubiano. Rubiano won Friday's mountain stage and is now fourth overall. Malori leads the race at 20:25:28 with a 15-second gap keep his nearest competitor at bay.
After occupying the top three spots after Stage 5, Garmin-Barracuda was able to maintain just the third spot with Ryder Hesjedal 17 seconds behind. Michal Golas is in second place.
Christian Vande Velde (No. 5, +0:32) and Peter Stetina (No. 7, +0:37) are the only other Garmin racers in the top 10.
Stage 7 on Saturday stays in the mountains with a ride from Recanati to Rocca di Cambio.
Here is how the top 10 stands after Stage 6:
|5||Christian Vande Velde||USA||GRM||20:26:00||0:32|
|6||Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver||ESP||KAT||20:26:04||0:36|
|8||Daniel Moreno Fernandez||ESP||KAT||20:26:07||0:39|