Friday

At Aurillac, France

Seventh Stage

98.8 miles from Brioude to Aurillac

1. Luis-Leon Sanchez, Spain, Caisse d'Epargne, 3 hours, 52 minutes, 53 seconds.

2. Stefan Schumacher, Germany, Gerolsteiner, 6 seconds behind.

3. Filippo Pozzato, Italy, Liquigas, same time.

4. Kim Kirchen, Luxembourg, Team Columbia, same time.

5. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Caisse d'Epargne, same time.

6. Oscar Pereiro, Spain, Caisse d'Epargne, same time.

7. Samuel Sanchez, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, same time.

8. Josep Jufre, Spain, Saunier Duval-Scott, same time.

9. Christian Vandevelde, United States, Garmin Chipotle, same time.

10. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Team CSC Saxo Bank, same time.

Also

99. George Hincapie, United States, Team Columbia, 10:57.

107. Danny Pate, United States, Garmin Chipotle, 15:15.

144. William Frischkorn, United States, Garmin Chipotle, 21:53.

Overall Standings

(After seven stages)

1. Kim Kirchen, Luxembourg, Team Columbia, 28 hours, 23 minutes, 40 seconds.

2. Cadel Evans, Australia, Silence-Lotto, 6 seconds behind.

3. Stefan Schumacher, Germany, Gerolsteiner, :16.

4. Christian Vandevelde, United States, Garmin Chipotle, :44.

5. Denis Menchov, Russia, Rabobank, 1:03.

6. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Spain, Caisse d'Epargne, 1:12.

7. David Millar, Britain, Garmin Chipotle, 1:14.

8. Stijn Devolder, Belgium, Quick Step, 1:21.

9. Oscar Pereiro, Spain, Caisse d'Epargne, same time.

10. Thomas Lovkvist, Sweden, Team Columbia, same time.

Also

56. George Hincapie, United States, Team Columbia, 12:36.

115. Danny Pate, United States, Garmin Chipotle, 34:51.

140. William Frischkorn, United States, Garmin Chipotle, 43:08.