Stage 3  : March 06, 2018  Bourges - Chatel-Guyon                                       210 km
           
             1 Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Direct Energie                                           5.22.49
             2 Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team                                           0.01
             3 Remy Di Gregorio (Fra) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
             4 Arnaud Demare (Fra) Groupama-FDJ                                                  0.38
             5 Mike Teunissen (Ned) Team Sunweb
             6 Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal
             7 Magnus Cort (Den) Astana Pro Team
             8 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Mitchelton-Scott
             9 Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors
            10 Felix Grosschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
           
           
           Changes in GC, stage 3 compared to stage 2 :
           
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +43   Pierre-Luc Perichon
                 +43   Mitchell Docker
                 +43   Jonathan Hivert
                 +42   Antonio Nibali
                 +40   Jasper De Buyst
                 +39   Sebastian Langeveld
                 +39   Olivier Le Gac
                 +39   Nicolas Edet
                 +38   Luka Pibernik
                 +38   Edward Theuns
           
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -95   John Degenkolb
                 -84   Alexander Kristoff
                 -74   Christophe Laporte
                 -73   Ivan Garcia Cortina
                 -63   Carlos Barbero Cuesta
                 -50   Amund Grondahl Jansen
                 -45   Chris Hamilton
                 -44   Ben King
                 -43   Elia Viviani
                 -43   Mathew Hayman
                 -41   Thomas De Gendt
           
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:21   Jonathan Hivert
               +0:15   Luis Leon Sanchez
               +0:13   Remy Di Gregorio
           
           Biggest losers by time :
              -17:49   Alexander Kristoff
              -15:08   David Lopez Garcia
              -15:08   Erik Baska
              -15:08   Ignatas Konovalovas
              -15:08   Lars Boom
              -15:08   Mickael Delage
              -15:08   Thomas De Gendt
              -15:06   Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz
              -15:05   Jay Robert Thomson
              -11:08   Alex Edmondson
              -11:08   Cyril Lemoine
           
           Favourites by position :
                 +21   Jakob Fuglsang
                 +14   Ilnur Zakarin
                  +6   David de la Cruz
                  +5   Bauke Mollema
                  +1   Sergio Luis Henao Montoya
                  -1   Jon Izagirre Insausti
                  -1   Gorka Izagirre Insausti
                  -2   Daniel Martin
                  -3   Wout Poels
                  -3   Marc Soler
                  -4   Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio
                  -7   Simon Yates
           
           Favourites by time :
               -0:25   Jakob Fuglsang
               -0:28   Wout Poels
               -0:28   Simon Yates
               -0:28   Sergio Luis Henao Montoya
               -0:28   Marc Soler
               -0:28   Julian Alaphilippe
               -0:28   Jon Izagirre Insausti
               -0:28   Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio
               -0:28   Ilnur Zakarin
               -0:28   Gorka Izagirre Insausti
               -0:28   David de la Cruz
               -0:28   Daniel Martin
               -0:28   Bauke Mollema
           
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Luis Leon Sanchez                     13:21:56         (was 11th at 0:15)
                   2  Arnaud Demare                             0:28         (was 1st at 0:00)
                   3  Gorka Izagirre Insausti                   0:35         (was 2nd at 0:07)
                   4  Julian Alaphilippe                        0:38         (was 4th at 0:10)
                   5  Mike Teunissen                            0:41         (was 5th at 0:13)
                   6  Tim Wellens                               0:41         (was 6th at 0:13)
                   7  Roman Kreuziger                           0:41         (was 19th at 0:15)
                   8  Heinrich Haussler                         0:43         (was 10th at 0:15)
                   9  Felix GroAźschartner                      0:43         (was 16th at 0:15)
                  10  Jon Izagirre Insausti                     0:43         (was 9th at 0:15)
                   .....
                  12  Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio                0:43         (was 8th at 0:15)
                   .....
                  15  Marc Soler                                0:43         (was 12th at 0:15)
                   .....
                  17  Wout Poels                                0:43         (was 14th at 0:15)
                   .....
                  23  Daniel Martin                             0:43         (was 21st at 0:15)
                  24  Sergio Luis Henao Montoya                 0:43         (was 25th at 0:15)
                   .....
                  27  Simon Yates                               0:43         (was 20th at 0:15)
                   .....
                  29  Bauke Mollema                             0:43         (was 34th at 0:15)
                   .....
                  38  David de la Cruz                          1:09         (was 44th at 0:41)
                   .....
                  52  Ilnur Zakarin                             2:00         (was 66th at 1:32)
                   .....
                  56  Jakob Fuglsang                            2:16         (was 77th at 1:51)
           
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Arnaud Demare                               31         (was 1st with 24 points)
                   2  Mike Teunissen                              17         (was 5th with 11 points)
                   3  Jonathan Hivert                             16         (was 0 points)
                   4  Dylan Groenewegen                           15         (was 2nd with 15 points)
                   5  Andre Greipel                               14         (was 7th with 9 points)
                   6  Luis Leon Sanchez                           12         (was 0 points)
                   7  Gorka Izagirre Insausti                     12         (was 3rd with 12 points)
                   8  Elia Viviani                                12         (was 4th with 12 points)
                   9  Julian Alaphilippe                          10         (was 8th with 8 points)
                  10  Christophe Laporte                          10         (was 6th with 10 points)
           
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Pierre-Luc Perichon                          8         (unchanged)
                   2  Fabien Grellier                              8         (was 0 points)
                   3  Arnaud Demare                                4         (was 2nd with 4 points)
                   4  Julian Alaphilippe                           4         (was 0 points)
                   5  Pierre Rolland                               4         (was 3rd with 4 points)
                   6  Jay Robert Thomson                           3         (was 0 points)
                   7  Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz                     3         (was 0 points)
                   8  Gorka Izagirre Insausti                      2         (was 4th with 2 points)
                   9  Tim Wellens                                  2         (was 0 points)
                  10  Jurgen Roelandts                             2         (was 5th with 2 points)
           
           Retirements to date :                                               Stage
              Phil Bauhaus (Ger) Team Sunweb                                       3 <<<
              Sam Bennett (Irl) Bora-Hansgrohe                                     3 <<<
              Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates                   2
              Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team                             1
            Total retirements : 4