Plateau de Beille has been the finish for a Tour de France stage four times. 1998, 2002, 2004, including stage 14 of the 2007 Tour. All four times the stage winner has gone on to win the Tour. Lance Armstrong (2002 & 2004), Marco Pantani (1998) and Alberto Contador (2007). It will be the finish line again for stage 14 of the 2011 Tour.