Peloton Tour de France will now cross Saint Étienne to Brioude in the hilly ninth step. Drivers will drive 170.5 kilometers. In the yellow jersey, Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe moves to the track and returns after two days in the overall Italian Giulia Cicconea rank, now in second place. Today's stage starts at 13:25, and a continuously updated report on Sport.cz, direct transfers from 14:05 CET Sport.
Alaphilippe finished third in stage eight, while Belgian Thomas De Gendt drove the race, which flew all day and eventually ran herself.
Czech rider Roman Kreuziger finished yesterday. The same driver is also in the overall standings, almost three and a half minutes from the race leader.