Tim Wellens won the 2018 edition of the Ruta del Sol ahead of Wout Poels and Marc Soler. The Flemish rider climbed to victory on the cobbled last ascent of the 4th stage, which proved to be decisive for his overall win. The 64th Ruta del Sol – a.k.a. Vuelta a Andalucia – was played out from 14 February to 18 February. (Slideshow route/profile)
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Ruta del Sol 2018 stages:
|Date||Start and finish||Length||Type||Results||Winner||Leader|
|1||We 14-2||Ruta del Sol 2018 Route stage 1 Mijas – Granada||197.6 km||hills||Ruta del Sol 2018 results stage 1 Read more||Boudat||Boudat|
|2||Th 15-2||Ruta del Sol 2018 Route stage 2 Otura – Alto de Allanadas||140.0 km||mountain finish||Ruta del Sol 2018 results stage 2 Read more||Poels||Poels|
|3||Fr 16-2||Ruta del Sol 2018 Route stage 3 Mancha Real – Herrera||166.1 km||hills||Ruta del Sol 2018 results stage 3 Read more||Modolo||Poels|
|4||Sa 17-2||Ruta del Sol 2018 Route stage 4 Sevilla – Alcalá de los Gazules||194.7 km||finish uphill||Ruta del Sol 2018 results stage 4 Read more||Wellens||Wellens|
|5||Su 18-2||Ruta del Sol 2018 Route stage 5 Barbate – Barbate||14.2 km||ITT||Ruta del Sol 2018 results stage 5 Read more||De la Cruz||Wellens|
Ruta del Sol 2018: Route maps, height profiles, and more
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Ruta del Sol 2018
Ruta del Sol: Recent WinnersRuta del Sol 2018: De la Cruz wins time trial, overall victory goes to Tim WellensRuta del Sol 2018: Wellens bests Landa at steep cobbled climb to take leadRuta del Sol 2018: Modolo sprints to victory, Poels still leadingRuta del Sol 2018: Wout Poels wins at steep horror hill to take overall leadRuta del Sol 2018: Sprint victory and leader's jersey for Thomas Boudat in GranadaRuta del Sol 2018 Route stage 1: Mijas - GranadaRuta del Sol 2018 Route stage 2: Otura - Alto de AllanadasRuta del Sol 2018 Route stage 3: Mancha Real - HerreraRuta del Sol 2018 Route stage 4: Sevilla - Alcalá de los GazulesRuta del Sol 2018 Route stage 5: Barbate - Barbate