Dakar 2017 / Stage 3rd


Summing up the results of the third stage of the Dakar Rally in 2017 we can say with confidence that this day belonged to Cyril Despres. At this stage, French rider showed their best qualities motorcycle driving and choice of tactics for the passage of a line. Using its extensive experience in Rally Despres finished the day, completing the top three leaders, and in the overall standings after three days to take a leading position.

Dakar 2017

The first place of today's 243-kilometer marathon's showing a perfect pass route, took the Chilean rider Francisco Lopez Chaleko, acting on the KTM motorcycle . Behind him, with a gap of one minute and 8 seconds, the day ended Portuguese driver Paulo Gonsalves on Husqvarn a . Favorite of yesterday's stage Juan Barreda dropped to 18 th position.

After three days of Rally Dakar 2017 overall motorcycle leader Despres. Lopez is second, and the third place is occupied by the Norwegian racer Anders Paul Ullevolseter (KTM).

Dakar -2017. Third stage. Motorcycles

1. Francisco Lopez Contardo (KTM) – 02: 37.54
2. Paulo Gonçalves ( "Husqvarna") +1.08
3. Cyril Despres (KTM) +4.08
4. Alessandro Botturi ( "Husqvarna") +5.05
5. Jakub Pshigonski (KTM) +5.20
6. Daniel Hue ( "Honda") +6.35
7. Gerard Farres Guell ( "Honda") +6.58
8. Frans Verhoeven ( "Yamaha") +7.22
9. Olivier Peng ( "Yamaha") +7.28
10. Javier Pissolito ( "Honda") +7.39

Dakar -2017. Motorcycles. Passed after the three stages
1. Cyril Despres (KTM) – 06: 15.03
2. Francisco Lopez Contardo (KTM) +2.51
3. Paul Anders Ullevolseter (KTM) +4.59
4. Olivier Peng ( "Yamaha") +6.03
5. David Casto ( "Yamaha") +6.08
6. Heremyas Israel Ezquerro ( "Honda") +6.19
7. Frans Verhoeven ( "Yamaha") +8.08
8. Jordi Viladoms ( "Husqvarna") +9.08

Dakar 2017


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