Jay Vine prevails in rainy summit finish on Vuelta a España stage six

The Australian took his first professional win, while Remco Evenepoel moved into the race lead.

Jay Vine
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On a rainy afternoon in Cantabria, Jay Vine (Alpecin-Deceuninck) climbed alone into the mist to take a spectacular victory on stage six of the Vuelta a España.

The Australian held off a two-pronged attack from Remco Evenepoel (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl) and Enric Mas (Movistar) to take the honours atop the Pico Jano. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.