- It was a very fast stage, but for us everything went pretty well. The team did a great job always keeping me up there in front, we tried to be attentive in every moment of the race and in the end of the day I was able to finish inside the Top-10, holding the leading jersey for one more day, - said Miguel Angel Lopez.
Four riders went away in the daily breakaway shortly after the first climb of the day, taking an advantage of 3 minutes. A late attack of Maximilian Schachmann from that breakaway group brought him stage 5 win ahead of the peloton, who played just remained places on the daily podium 13 seconds behind the solo winner.
Stage 6 of the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya will be held tomorrow: it will be a 174.1 km-long stage from Valls to Vila-Seca.
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