Nairo Quintana has signed a three-year deal with the French Arkéa–Samsic team.
Nairo Quintana came second on the stage to take the red jersey, while Roglic withstood a barrage of attacks to take third on the day and second overall. López crashed late in the stage and drops to third on the GC.
A brutal eight days of racing has trimmed the GC field to a foursome and left a weary peloton in its wake
Richard Carapaz has withdrawn from the Vuelta a España due to injuries suffered in a crash on Sunday.
Often overshadowed by his older brother, Dayer looks forward to racing alongside Nairo in 2020.