Jumbo-Visma ‘go easy’ as Tadej Pogačar closes in on Tour de France yellow

Jonas Vingegaard sees his lead on Slovenian nearly halved on a single climb

Jonas Vingegaard races to the line on stage 13 of 2023 Tour de France
Jonas Vingegaard races to the line on stage 13 of 2023 Tour de France
(Image credit: Tim de Waele / Getty)

If you blinked you would have missed it but it was there. A look over the shoulder. A sign of doubt.

The Tour de France yellow jersey had been dropped by Tadej Pogačar and Jonas Vingegaard wasn’t looking ahead in hunger, he was looking backwards. If he was, as it appeared, looking for help he would find none.

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