Primož Roglič drops out of race lead as Ion Izagirre wins Vuelta a España 2020 stage six

Richard Carapaz takes the overall lead after dropping Roglič on the summit finish

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Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) dropped out of the race lead at the Vuelta a España after losing contact with Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) on the final climb of stage six. Carapaz now takes the red jersey with Hugh Carthy (EF Pro Cycling) moving up to second and Dan Martin (Israel Start-Up Nation) dropping to third. Defending champion Roglič now sits in fourth at 30 seconds down.

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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