Dakar 2017: Hero MotoSports Team Rally's Joaquim Rodrigues stands 16th after Stage 1

After the short 39km competitive section in Stage 1, Hero MotoSports Team Rally has come out with a decent standing. Joaquim Rodrigues stands at 16th place in the Bike category with a time of 29m42s. He managed to finish three seconds ahead of last year’s Dakar-winner, Toby Price. Rodrigues didn’t hold back too much on the first day and even managed to scare himself a little after going over a bump too hard and hitting some rocks.

In contrast, his team-mate CS Santosh who started 42nd, used a more conservative approach and finished...

Published Date: Jan 03, 2017 12:35 PM | Updated Date: Jan 03, 2017 12:35 PM