Italian's Carboni and Conti Shine, and Shake Up the GC!

Fausto Masnada takes the stage win as Valerio Conti pulls on the Magila Rosa after victory from the day's breakaway

It was an very eventful stage from Cassino to San Giovani Rotondo.

The days breakaway of 13 riders including; José Rojas, Andrey Amador (Movistar), Nans Peters (AG2R La Mondiale), Pieter Serry (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Ruben Plaza (Israel Cycling Academy), Nicola Bagioli (Nippo-Fantini-Faizanè), Valerio Conti (UAE Team Emirates), Fausto Masnada (Androni-Sidermec), Giovanni Carboni (Bardiani-CSF), Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ), Sam Oomen (Team Sunweb), Amaro Antunes (CCC Team) went way early on.

Their lead went up and and up, meanwhile previous race winner Primoz Roglic went down in a crash. The emphasis for the peloton to chase dwindled severely.

Up front, Fausto Masnada (Androni-Sidermec), Giovanni Carboni (Bardiani-CSF) went on the attack, behind Giovanni Carboni, José Roja and Ruben Plaza chased but to no avail.

Giovanni Carboni lead out the sprint up hill but it was Fausto Masnada who had the legs and took the stage win for Italian outfit Androni-Sidermec.

No commiserations from Giovanni Carboni(Bardiani-CSF) who pulled on the Maglia Rosa to the delight of the Tifosi and Italy.

Roglic and the Peloton crossed the line over 7 minutes down, completely changing the GC after the stage.

Tomorrow's stage 7 starts on the Adriatic coast, the route travels across the Abruzzi Apennines through Ripa Teatina and Chieti, all the way to the finish in L'Aquila. The finish has a short steep climb leading to the uphill finish. A stage suited to the Rouleurs and stronger uphill sprinters.

VIDEO: 2019 Giro d'Italia Stage 6

2019 Giro d'Italia Stage 6 Top 10

1 Fausto Masnada (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec 5:45:01
2 Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:05
3 José Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team 0:00:38
4 Ruben Plaza (Spa) Israel Cycling Academy 0:00:38
5 Giovanni Carboni (Ita) Bardiani CSF 0:00:43
6 Pieter Serry (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:00:54
7 Valentin Madouas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 0:00:54
8 Nans Peters (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:00:57
9 Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team 0:00:57
10 Amaro Antunes (Por) CCC Team 0:00:57

2019 Giro d'Italia GC after Stage 6 

1 Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 25:22:00
2 Giovanni Carboni (Ita) Bardiani CSF 0:01:41
3 Nans Peters (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:02:09
4 José Rojas (Spa) Movistar Team 0:02:12
5 Valentin Madouas (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 0:02:19
6 Amaro Antunes (Por) CCC Team 0:02:45
7 Fausto Masnada (Ita) Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec 0:03:14
8 Pieter Serry (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:03:25
9 Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team 0:03:27
10 Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:04:57

 
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