Cyril Despres won the 3rd stage of Dakar 2017. Leader among motorcyclists Marc Coma, who led the overall standings, made navigational errors that cost him at the finish extra 13min. One Cyril Despres is now leading with a margin of 10 minutes and 12 seconds. At this stage the American rider Quinn Cody crashed at high speed, breaking his collarbone and suffered a head injury. Medical helicopter Cody was taken to hospital and it seems that this year's Dakar is over for him.