Italy's Ivan Basso wins the stage in La Mongie. Lance Armstrong takes the 2nd place with the same time. Ullrich's teammate Andreas Kloeden comes in 3rd 20" behind the winner. Mayo loses 1'03". Moreau and Leipheimer lose 1'59". Ullrich loses 2'30". Hamilton loses 3'30". Voeckler keeps the yellow jersey but loses 3'59".

Armstrong is now 2nd overall, 5'24" behind Voeckler. Kloden and Basso are 5th and 6th, 1'09" behind Armstrong.