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YQ 300 2017 – Day 3

These are the 9:00PM CST standings on the YQ 300 based on the Live Tracker.

Four teams scratched at Carmacks: Chase Tingle (51), Susie Rogan (57), Kyla Boivin (68), & Melissa Schenke (69). All ‘for the good of the team’, which, based on pictures, means the mushers are freezing. Scott Janssen (59) joined the group by scratching at Carmacks. Hans Gatt (63) scratched at Pelly Crossing ‘for strategic reasons’.

Michelle, Aliy, Nathaniel, & Claudia looks like the finishing order. Michelle crossed the finish line at 9:57PM CST.

1 Michelle Phillips (58)
Beyond Pelly Crossing
2 Aliy Zirkle (56)
3 Nathaniel Hamlyn (66)
4 Claudia Wickert (62)
At Pelly Crossing
5 Gerry Willomitzer (71)
6 Magnus Kaltenborn (64)
7 Jacob Heigers (60)
Beyond Carmacks
8 Roger Lee (53)
9 Jason Biasetti (54)
10 Fabien Cayer-Barrioz (55)
11 Marcelle Fressineau (52)
12 Jean-Marc Champeval (73)
13 Thomas Verin (65)
At Carmacks
14 Lynne Witte (70)
15 Brian Kandler (72)
16 Craig Houghton (67)

These are the official standings. That means they are official, not that they are correct. Things jump around a lot as people decide to update the standings. This problem is especially bad in the back of the pack, as no one bothers to update those standings when the lead is changing.

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