Porte purrs on Dauphine's Mont du Chat

Richie Porte (BMC Racing) carried his strong form from the individual into stage 6 of the Critérium du Dauphiné to finish second behind Jakob Fuglsang but edge ahead into the general classification lead. Porte broke away with Chris Froome (Team Sky) and Fuglsang on the Mont du Chat before catching lone breakaway rider Fabio Aru (Astana) on the descent. The foursome worked together on the run-in to the line with Fuglsang proving the freshest, although Porte was initially closed out by Froome with 100 metres to go.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.