Stage 6 wrap-up

Silver Train derails, while McEwen sails to second win

Today in Marina di Grosseto, Alessandro Petacchi only had his team-mates to blame, as a touch of wheels derailed the Fassa Bortolo Silver Train when they were going full steam ahead. And although unhurt, it was a sorry-looking sprinter from La Spezia crossing the line, who must have heard his nemesis Robbie McEwen (Davitamon) sailed home to his second stage win, rubbing salt in the wound.

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