SAINT-QUENTIN, France (AP) -- A brief look at Thursday's fifth stage of the 99th Tour de France:
Stage: A mostly flat 122-mile trek from Rouen to Saint-Quentin.
Winner: Andre Greipel of Germany, who won his second stage victory in a row after a crash-marred bunch sprint to the finish.
Yellow Jersey: Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland. He leads Bradley Wiggins of Britain by 7 seconds. Defending champ Cadel Evans of Australia is seventh, 17 seconds off the pace.
Stat of the Day: 4. The number of riders who have withdrawn from the Tour so far after young German sprinter Marcel Kittel abandoned the race with a sore knee and a stomach bug that plagued him all week.
Quote of the Day: ''When you make history in this kind of way at the Tour, it's more special.'' Cancellara, after earning his 27th yellow jersey, a record for a rider who has yet to win the Tour.
Friday's sixth stage: A 128-mile flat trek from Epernay to Metz in eastern France. It is the last chance for sprinters to battle for a stage win before riders enter the Vosges mountains on Saturday.