The shortest road stage of the Vuelta a España produced a fascinating day's racing in Andorra. There were mountains, sunshine and hailstones as the pack was shuffled once again and Nairo Quintana ended the day in the race leader's red jersey.
Richard Moore reports from Cortal d'Encamp where Tadej Pogačar, the 20-year-old Slovenian, stunned the favourites by attacking to win the stage alone. Lionel Birnie is also on hand to discuss the implications of the stage ahead of Monday's rest day.
We hear from our audio diarists James Knox, who stayed with the favourites for most of the stage, and Nick Schultz. And there are interviews with Tao Geoghegan Hart, who was also on the attack, Sepp Kuss and Neilson Powless.
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