With Jumbo-Visma rider Primoz Roglic in the red leader's jersey, the peloton started the twelfth stage of the Vuelta a España on Thursday. The ride between the Circuit of Navarra and Bilbao is hilly and has 171 kilometers. Follow the course in this live blog.

Good afternoon and welcome to the Vuelta a España live blog. My name is Jeroen van Barneveld and I will keep you informed of the twelfth stage in this Spanish stage race.

  • Vuelta a España
  • Twelfth stage
  • Hilly
  • Start at 1.12 p.m.
  • Roglic classification leader

Vuelta a España · a few seconds ago

Another 171.4 km - The red flag has been waved by the race director. The twelfth stage of the Vuelta has begun.

Vuelta a España · 14 minutes ago

The riders will report on the start podium for putting the signature.

Who is ready for another unpredictable day at # LaVuelta19? 😁

Avatar AuthorDeceuninck-QuickStepMoment of places12: 45 - September 5, 2019

Vuelta a España · 34 minutes ago

This is the top ten of the general classification at the start of the twelfth stage of the Vuelta a España.

  • Primoz Roglic - 41.00.48
  • Alejandro Valverde + 1.52
  • Miguel Ángel López + 2.11
  • Nairo Quintana + 3.00
  • Tadej Pogacar + 3.05
  • Chris Hagen + 4.59
  • Rafael Majka + 5.42
  • Nicolas Edet + 5.49
  • Dylan Theuns + 6.07
  • Wilco Kelderman + 6.25
  • Vuelta a España · one hour ago

    Will Primoz Roglic give away his red leader's jersey in the Vuelta a España?

    • Yes
    • No

    Vuelta a España · 2 hours ago

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    Vuelta a España · 5 hours ago

    This is the profile of the twelfth stage of the Vuelta a España. The riders will get 171.4 hilly kilometers from the start at 1.12 pm.

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