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2008 Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta Ciclista Del Sol (2.1), Spain.

February 17 - February 21

Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol podium history

Thursday, February 21: 5th and final stage, Antequera - Cordoba, 155.2 km.

1. Alessandro Petacchi (Milram) 3hr 49min 20sec
2. Denis Flahaut (Saunier Duval) s.t.
3. Sebastian Siedler (Skil-Shimano) s.t.
4. Giovanni Visconti (Quick Step) s.t.
5. Steven De Jongh (Quick Step) s.t.

Final GC after Stage 5:

1. Pablo Lastras (Caisse d'Epargne) 20hr 33min 15sec. 802.8 km ridden at an average speed of 39.058 km/hr
2. Clement Lhotellerie (Skil-Shimano) @ 48sec
3. Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) @ 1min 32sec
4. Mikel Astarloza (Euskatel) @ 1min 36sec
5. Juan Manuel Garate (Quick Step) @ 1min 41sec
6. Alberto Losada (Caisse d'Epargne) @ 1min 45sec
7. Mario Aerts (Silence-Lotto) @ 1min 55sec
8. Iban Mayoz (Karpin-Galicia) @ 2min 1sec
9. Juan Antonio Flecha (Rabobank) @ 2min 8sec
10. Bram Tankink (Rabobank) @ 2min 11sec
11. Arkaitz Duran (Saunier Duval) @ 2min 22sec
12. Aitor Perez (Extremadura) @ 2min 25sec
13. David Arroyo (Caisse d'Epargne) @ 3min 16sec
14. Johan Van Summeren (Silence-Lotto) @ 4min 10sec
15. Dario David Cioni (Silence-Lotto) @ 5min 17sec
16. Giovanni Visconti (Quick Step) @ 5min 27sec
17. Luis Passamontes (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
18. Alberto Benitez (Saunier Duval) s.t.
19. Joost Posthuma (Rabobank) s.t.

Wednesday, February 20: Stage 4, La Guardia de Jaen - Ecija, 174 km.

1. Alessandro Petacchi (Milram) 4hr 18min 46sec
2. Borut Bozic (Collstrop) s.t.
3. Sebastian Siedler (Skil-shimano) s.t.
4. Denis Flahaut (Saunier Duval) s.t.
5. Steven De Jongh (Quick Step) s.t.

GC after Stage 4:

1. Pablo Lastras (Caisse d'Epargne) 16hr 43min 55sec
2. Clement Lhotellerie (Skil-Shimano) @ 48sec
3. Cadel Evans Silence-Lotto) @ 1min 32sec
4. Mikel Astarloza (Euskatel) @ 1min 36sec
5. Juan Manuel Garate (Quick Step) @ 1min 41sec

Tuesday, February 19: Stage 3, Otura - Jaen, 175 km.

1. Alessandro Petacchi (Milram) 4hr 29min 37sec
2. Giovanni Visconti (Quick Step) s.t.
3. Riccardo Ricco (Saunier Duval) s.t.
4. Greg Van Avermaet (Silence-Lotto) s.t.
5. Javier Moreno (Andalucia) s.t.

GC after Stage 3:

1. Pablo Lastras (Caisse d'Epargne) 12hr 25min 9sec
2. Clement Lhotellerie (Skil-Shimano) @ 48sec
3. Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) @ 1min 32sec
4. Mikel Astarloza (Euskatel) @ 1min 36sec
5. Juan Manuel Garate (Quick Step) @ 1min 41sec

Monday, February 18: Stage 2, Torrox Costa - La Zubia, 176.2 km.

1. Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) 4hr 47min 31sec
2. Mikel Astarloza (Euskaltel) @ 4sec
3. Juan Manuel Garate (Quick Step) @ 9sec
4. Aitor Perez (Extremadura) @ 15sec
5. Alberto Losada (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.

GC after Stage 2:

1. Clement Lhotellerie (Skil-Shimano) 7hr 54min 41sec
2. Pablo Lastras (Caisse d'Epargne) @ 51sec
3. Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) @ 2min 23sec
4. Mikel Astarloza (Euskaltel) @ 2min 27sec
5. Juan Manuel Garate (Quick Step) @ 2min 32sec

Sunday, February 17: Stage 1, Benahavis - Alora, 123.4 km.

Results. Top 5 GC times and placings same as stage placings and times.

1. Jose Antonio Lopez (Andalucia) 3hr 5min 55sec
2. Clement Lhotellerie (Skil-Shimano) @ 9sec
3. Pablos Lastras (Caisse d'Epargne) @ 1min 51sec
4. Giovanni Visconti (Quick Step) @ 3min 31sec
5. Aitor Galdos (Euskaltel) s.t.